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EP1287 A unique case report: postoperative palmar digital thrombophlebitis in a young primer Sjögren’s syndrome patient with high grade serous ovarian cancer
  1. E Keles1,
  2. C Kabaca Kocakuşak2 and
  3. Z Çelik3
  1. 1Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Zeynep Kamil Women’s and Children’s Disease Training and Research Hospital
  2. 2Department of Gynecologic Oncology
  3. 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zeynep Kamil Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey


Introduction/Background Sjögren´s Syndrome (SjS) is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease of unknown etiopathology, characterized by focal lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands (predominantly lacrimal and salivary glands), mainly affects middle-aged women. SjS have an increased risk of developing malignant neoplasm, particularly non-Hodgkin lymphoma.SjS carries an elevated risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).

Methodology While (SjS) mostly affects patients in between the fourth and sixth decade of life, a young SjS patient is a rare event. Additionally the patient diagnosed with high grade ovarian cancer is an uncommon phenomenon, judging by scarcity of published data.

Results What makes our case unique is ; there is a paucity of data on postoperatively palmar digital thrombophlebitis which seen infrequently.We present a 35 year SjS patient with high grade serous ovarian cancer; postoperatively developed pneumothorax in right lung and atelectasıa with effusion ın left lung concomitant with thrombophlebitis in the 5th finger.

Conclusion Herein, we report a unique case report: Postoperative palmar digital thrombophlebitis in a young primer Sjögren’s Syndrome patient with high grade serous ovarian cancer.

Disclosure Nothing to disclose

  • Sjögren´s syndrome
  • thrombophlebitis
  • ovarian cancer

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