May-Thurner Syndrome

  • Soumya Khanna
  • Ajay K. Khanna


May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) is a rarely diagnosed condition in which there is extrinsic venous compression by the arterial system against bony structure in the iliocaval territory. The condition is mostly asymptomatic in cases where there is partial obstruction, but progression with symptoms related to chronic venous hypertension or venous occlusion can occur, with or without venous thrombosis. This condition should always be kept in mind if a young woman comes with lower extremity swelling or deep vein thrombosis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soumya Khanna
    • 1
  • Ajay K. Khanna
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryInstitute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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