Deep vein thrombosis

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

30-year old male with left leg pain and swelling for last one week.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

The left femoral vein is distended and non-compressible. No flow is noted with colour Doppler.

Case Discussion

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is the presence of coagulated blood in a deep vein. Patients often present with pain and swelling. Ultrasonography is the first-line imaging investigation with high sensitivity and specificity.

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Case Information

rID: 51220
Case created: 7th Feb 2017
Last edited: 8th Feb 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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