This patient complained of pain and tenderness in the posterior aspect of the proximal thigh. She was referred for ultrasound to exclude varicosities.
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In the region of interest, thrombus is shown in one of the varicosities.
The adjacent fat is of increased echogenicity when compared to subcutaneous fat in an asymptomatic region.
- Bounameaux H, Reber-Wasem MA. Superficial thrombophlebitis and deep vein thrombosis. A controversial association. Arch. Intern. Med. 1997;157 (16): 1822-4. Pubmed citation