Heating Pad And Deep Vein Thrombosis

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Definition

Deep venous thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot in a vein that is deep inside a part of the body, usually the legs.


Alternative Names

DVT; Blood clot in the legs; Thromboembolism; Post-phlebitic syndrome; Post-thrombotic syndrome


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) mainly affects the large veins in the lower leg and thigh. The clot can block blood flow and cause swelling and pain. When a clot breaks off and moves...

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