Superficial thrombophlebitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Non-traumatic origin of pain in proximal medial aspect of thigh - 2 - 3 wks. O/E - linear as well as nodular palpable subcutaneous swelling

Patient Data

Age: about 50 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Swelling pointed by patient is a thrombosed superficial vein about 16 cm long.

Perivenous subcutaneous fat is echogenic  - inflammed.

 

 

Case Discussion

Findings favour superficial thrombophlebitis in thigh.

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Case information

rID: 32234
Case created: 20th Nov 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
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