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2021 Feb 10

Clin Imaging


Chronic inferior vena cava filter thrombosis presenting with low back pain and radiculopathy: Treatment with thrombolysis, filter removal, and stenting.


Vilanilam GK, Maynard NK, Palmer AW, Moore J, Kamran M, Radvany MG
Clin Imaging. 2021 Feb 10; 76:160-165.
PMID: 33607420.


Epidural venous congestion secondary to inferior vena cava (IVC) stenosis is a well-documented cause of low back pain and radiculopathy secondary to compressive effects from the epidural veins, decreased tissue perfusion, and resultant ischemia.