Deep vein thrombosis of lower extremity

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient in the early postoperative period. Presents in the emergency department with unilateral leg oedema.

Patient Data

Age: 78
Gender: Female

Lower limbs venous Doppler study

Doppler color-flow imaging can depict absent or abnormal flow on femoral vein. Trombosis is directly visualised as moderately echoic to hyperechoic masses into femoral vein.

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Case information

rID: 17791
Case created: 13th May 2012
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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