Superficial thrombophelpitis

Case contributed by Dr Salma Babikir Ahmed Erabi
Diagnosis certain


known patient with protein C deficiency presented with tenderness and erythema in the thigh.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

The great saphenous vein is dilated, non-compressible and shows internal hyperechoic content, with no internal flow compatible with superficial thrombophlebitis.

Case Discussion

Protein C deficiency markedly increases the risk of thrombotic events.

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