Rare etiological causes of iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis: Reports of 2 cases
Emrah Ereren1, Ali Kemal Erenler2, Vedat Bakuy1, Mustafa Omer Yazicioglu3, Sercan Duman1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Samsun Education and Research Hospital, Samsun, Turkey
3Department of General Surgery, Ataturk Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Keywords: Deep venous thrombosis; Etiology; Emergency department
Deep venous thrombosis is frequently seen in lower extremities. However, when seen in the iliac level, mass effect of an underlying pathology must be considered. In this report, we present two cases with upper region deep venous thrombosis, which had underlying pathologies of appendicitis and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.