SS  Vol.4 No.7 , July 2013
Spontaneous Rupture of the Left External Iliac Vein: Case Report
Abstract

Spontaneous rupture of the iliac vein is rare clinical emergency. Sudden onset, hypertension, and abdominal distention with a nonpulsatile mass in the iliac fossa are the chief symptoms. We reported another case of spontaneous rupture of the left external iliac vein diagnosed intra-operatively and successfully treated with direct suturing. And related literatures were reviewed. Possible etiology and optimal treatment were discussed.


Cite this paper
X. Chen, W. Zhang and D. Xin, "Spontaneous Rupture of the Left External Iliac Vein: Case Report," Surgical Science, Vol. 4 No. 7, 2013, pp. 325-328. doi: 10.4236/ss.2013.47064.
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