Impacted ureteric stone causing DVT #FirstOfItsKind
Extrinsic compression with resulting obstruction of the iliac veins is recognized as a crucial cause of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Published in the International Journal of Surgical Case Reports, the authors present a case of an impacted ureteric stone causing DVT.

A 65-year-old man presented with left lower limb swelling that diagnosed and treated as extensive DVT. Further evaluation revealed incidental left severe hydroureteronephrosis and impacted ureteric stone compressing iliac vessels. Immediate percutaneous nephrostomy done followed by left ureterolithotripsy 6 weeks later.

Major takeaway:-
- Isolated unilateral iliofemoral DVT may raise the suspicion of pelvic pathology including ureteric stone.

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