Deep Vein Thrombosis – DVT
Doppler ultrasounds demonstrating DVT. Note the red and blue overlay which indicate blood flow away from and towards the probe in a doppler scan. The lack of this colour overlay in the arrowed area is indicative of the presence of clot. This file is taken from wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Deep Vein Thrombosis – DVT

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Summary Deep Vein Thrombosis is exactly as its name suggests: a clot in the veins. They can occur in any vein, although they are much more likely in the veins…

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DVT Exam
Patient with phelgmasia DVT of the left leg. Phlegmasia is a severe form of DVT with complete occlusion of the venous circulation, resulting in an acute onset presentation, and unlike a more traditional DVT it is associated with significant pain.

DVT Exam

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Introduction A swollen, tender, warm, red calf can be indicative of several conditions, one of which is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). Other differentials could include include cellulitis, muscle injury, achilles…

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