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Extraspinal soft tissues demonstrates min prominence of L ovarian vein meas 6-7mm which can b seen in setting of ovarian venous incompetency.Meaning?

Extraspinal soft tissues demonstrates min prominence of L ovarian vein meas 6-7mm which can b seen in setting of ovarian venous incompetency.Meaning?

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. ...Read more

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What is ovarian vein thrombosis?

What is ovarian vein thrombosis?

Ov Vein Thrombosis: Ovarian vein thrombosis can occur after recent childbirth (postpartum) or other conditions like pelvic inflammatory disease, gynecologic pelvic surgery, malignancy, etc. It is a serious condition that requires anticoagulation with blood thinners as it can cause pulmonary embolism. infected ovarian vein thrombosis needs additional therapy with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Are varicose veins a sign of ovarian cancer?

Are varicose veins a sign of ovarian cancer?

No: Absolutely not. Varicose vein are not a sign of ovarian cancer. Unfortunately, ovarian cancer it typically diagnosed late after it has spread. When the lymph nodes in the pelvis are involved, this can cause leg swelling. Leg swelling from other causes, however, is much more common. ...Read more

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Blue veins on pelvis sign of ovarian cancer?

Blue veins on pelvis sign of ovarian cancer?

Usually not.: Although a pelvic or abdominal tumor can lead to an increase in pelvic veins seen on the skin, there are more frequent causes such as malfunctioning (refluxing) valves in the saphenous system or even in the ovarian veins (pelvic congestion syndrome).A ct of the abdomen and pelvis as well as a leg venous ultrasound will help to make the diagnosis. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with dilated pelvic veins and right ovarian cyst. I have sharp stabbing pains where my ovary is . Should I worry?

I've been diagnosed with dilated pelvic veins and right ovarian cyst. I have sharp stabbing pains where my ovary is . Should I worry?

Yes: if the cyst is causing pain your doctor needs to know and consider taking it out. Also you should ask whether this is the reason for the dilated pelvic veins or whether something else is causing them. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with varicose veins on my ovaries could this lead to ovarian cancer if it isn't gotten rid of? And how can I get rid of them

I've been diagnosed with varicose veins on my ovaries could this lead to ovarian cancer if it isn't gotten rid of? And how can I get rid of them

Ovarian veins.: Varicose veins of the ovaries are usually a sign of pelvic congestion syndrome but could also be a normal variant. There is no association between ovarian veins and cancer. See you gynecologist for further info. ...Read more

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My doc said just yesterday that i could be having polycyctis ovarian syndrome. How serious is it?

Did you not ask your: Your doctor who gave you this diagnosis is the best person to address your question. If you have not yet asked, he/she should have explained what this diagnosis means for the long hall. As far as i know it is a chronic disorder which often can be managed medically and it is not life threatening. Yet it can be a cause of infertility and it is often associated with metabolic syndrome which may need. ...Read more