right ovarian vein

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right o·var·i·an vein

begins as the pampiniform plexus at the hilum of the ovary and opens into the inferior vena cava.
Synonym(s): vena ovarica dextra [TA]
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A diagnosis of distended right ovarian vein with an intraluminal thrombosis was made and the patient was taken up for contrast Multidetector computerized tomography (MDCT).
An abdominal Ultrasound performed showed mild right hydronephrosis and right hydroureter with thrombosis of the right ovarian vein extending into the inferior vena cava (POVT), (Fig.
The right ovarian vein terminates in the inferior vena cava at an acute angle and the left ovarian vein terminates in the left renal vein at right angles.
Regarding the hydroureter, it is believed to be due, in part, to the commonly occurring dextro torsion of the enlarged uterus, which causes compression of the right ovarian vein and right ureter as they cross the pelvic rim.