Deep vein thrombosis of lower extremity

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 80 years.
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Lower limbs venous Doppler study

Doppler colour flow imaging depicts absent or abnormal flow within the femoral vein. Thrombosis is directly visualised as moderately echoic to hyperechoic masses in the femoral vein.

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Case information

rID: 17791
Case created: 13th May 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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