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A 27-year-old female asked:

extraspinal soft tissues demonstrates min prominence of l ovarian vein meas 6-7mm which can b seen in setting of ovarian venous incompetency.meaning?

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Dr. James Stone
Interventional Radiology 17 years experience
Possible vein reflux: Most veins have one way valves. When the heart contracts blood through these valves, but when heart is relaxes the valve closes so blood does not move backwards with gravity. The left ovarian vein connects with ovary veins around uterus. If vein is dilated it may reflect incompetence of that valve, with sluggish flow of blood through pelvis. Should talk to Dr. ordering MRI with f/u questions.

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Last updated Feb 4, 2016

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