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Vaginal vein thrombosis in pregnancy.
  1. S. Gitstein,
  2. S. Ballas,
  3. M. R. Peyser

    Abstract

    Vaginal vein thrombosis in a pregnant woman is reported. This entity should be differentiated from vaginal arteriovenous fistula which may cause severe antepartum, intrapartum and post-partum haemorrhage. The humoral and mechanical factors which favour the occurrence of varicosities and thrombosis are briefly described. Surgical management is suggested as being both simple and effective.

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