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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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CHIRIVELLA GONZALEZ, I. et al. Phlegmasia cerulea dolens in patients with testicular carcinoma. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2006, vol.30, n.10, pp.1043-1045. ISSN 0210-4806.

We describe a case of phlegmasia cerulea dolens secondary to venous thrombosis due to compression of inferior vena cava, in a 31-year-old man with a germ cell tumour. He was treated with systemic thrombolytic agents, intravenous heparin and urgent chemotherapy He presented a complete tumoral response and complete revascularization of the vena cava and right femoral vein.

Keywords : Phlegmasia cerulea dolens; Venous thrombosis; Thrombolysis; Germ cell tumor.

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