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Deep venous thrombosis

Alternate Names : DVT, Blood clot in the legs, Thromboembolism, Post-phlebitic syndrome, Post-thrombotic syndrome


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Deep venous thrombosis, iliofemoral
Deep venous thrombosis, iliofemoral

This picture shows a red and swollen thigh and leg caused by a blood clot (thrombus) in the deep veins in the groin (iliofemoral veins) which prevents normal return of blood from the leg to the heart.

Deep veins
Deep veins

Veins in the extremities carry blood to the heart and lungs, where the blood is oxygenated. As the blood returns to the heart from the lungs, the arteries carry the oxygen-rich blood out to the body.

Venous blood clot
Venous blood clot

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) affects mainly the veins in the lower leg and the thigh. It involves the formation of a clot (thrombus) in the larger veins of the area.

Deep veins
Deep veins

Veins in the extremities carry blood to the heart and lungs, where the blood is oxygenated. As the blood returns to the heart from the lungs, the arteries carry the oxygen-rich blood out to the body.

Venous thrombosis - series
Venous thrombosis - series

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