International Journal of Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

Case report: Large ovarian cyst causing limb ischaemia

Author(s):

Mohamed Abdelrahman, Shayi Dezayi, Feras J Elkharouf, Hassan F Rajab

Abstract:
We present and case of large ovarian cyst causing a complete occlusion of the pelvic vessels. 53-year-old female complained of acute ischaemia of her lower limbs 5 days after minor limb injury. She was treated as cellulitis initially. Then five days later suffered from severe limbs pain; no bridging anticoagulation therapy was initiated. CT angiogram showed showed occlusion of all crural arteries on both sides. This was due to compression and pressure of large right ovarian cyst. The patient has amputation of the right limb. This case demonstrate importance of early recognition for large intra-abdominal causes for vascular complications.

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How to cite this article:
Mohamed Abdelrahman, Shayi Dezayi, Feras J Elkharouf, Hassan F Rajab. Case report: Large ovarian cyst causing limb ischaemia. Int. J. Reproduction Gynaecology Obstetrics 2020;2(1):14-15.
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