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Case Report
Retroperitoneal abscess and vena cava thrombosis fallowing normal pregnancy and delivery
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Copenhagen, Glostrup County Hospital, Denmark
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 1992, 19(2), 109–111;
Published: 10 June 1992

A 24 year old primigravida underwent a normal pregnancy and delivery, and developed a retroperitoneal abscess and thrombosis of the vena cava late in the puerperium. A transvaginal drainage of the abscess was performed and the thrombosis of the vena cava treated with Heparin and thrombectomy. Full recovery was obtained.
Vaginal delivery
Retroperitoneal abscess
Venous thrombosis
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