Ovarian thrombosis and uterine synechiae after arterial embo
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We report the case of a 25-year-old woman, gravida 3, para 1, admitted for uterine bleeding 7 days after a spontaneous delivery at term, in our university hospital. A suction curettage and then, after persistent bleeding, uterine artery embolization were necessary. Immediately after the embolization, a bilateral ovarian thrombosis occurred, subsequently followed by amenorrhea, due to uterine synechiae, and depression. Hysteroscopic surgery was performed to remove the adhesions. A complete work-up for thrombophilia showed a heterozygous mutation of the factor V gene R506Q. The pathology examination found subinvolution of the placental bed. One month after treatment of the synechiae (and insertion of a copper IUD for contraception), the woman's menstrual cycle returned to normal. Her clinical examination 19 months later was normal...

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