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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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No superficial & deep vein thrombosis , venous flow is normal still ulcers above ankel medial & lateral both side what is it ?

No superficial & deep vein thrombosis , venous flow is normal still ulcers above ankel medial & lateral both side what is it ?

See phlebologist: Check www.Phlebogogy.Org, and seek help of phlebologist in your area. Ultrasound of leg veins is needed to evaluate superficial veins for reflux, and especially looking at ulcer sites for incompetent perforators. These can be ablated with endovenous method, and sclerotherapy may be indicated. Other causes of ulcers: peripheral arterial dz, vasculitis, diabetes. ...Read more

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Portal vein thrombosis?

Portal vein thrombosis?

Clotting of vein: The portal vein carries blood from bowel to the liver. It also runs near the pancreas. Portal vein thrombosis can occur with inflammatory conditions or cancers. Patient may need blood thinners or other treatments. ...Read more

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What is ovarian vein thrombosis?

What is ovarian vein thrombosis?

Ov Vein Thrombosis: Ovarian vein thrombosis can occur after recent childbirth (postpartum) or other conditions like pelvic inflammatory disease, gynecologic pelvic surgery, malignancy, etc. It is a serious condition that requires anticoagulation with blood thinners as it can cause pulmonary embolism. infected ovarian vein thrombosis needs additional therapy with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is a portal vein thrombosis like?

What is a portal vein thrombosis like?

Depends on cause: Patients can present emergently with sudden onset of right upper quadrant pain, nausea, and/or fever. However, most commonly the symptoms of the primary infectious and inflammatory condition that led to portal vein obstruction predominate. For example, pain related to pancreatitis. In the chronic phase, patients most often present with complications related to bleeding from enlarged veins in belly. ...Read more

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What are the usual effects of portal vein thrombosis?

What are the usual effects of portal vein thrombosis?

Portal vein: Portal vein thrombosis is clotting in hepatic portal vein, which can lead to portal hypertension and reduction in the blood supply to the liver. Complications include splenomegaly, esophageal and gastric varices (which can bleed), portal hypertensive gastropathy and ascites. treatments include anticoagulants, shunts, bypass surgery, and transplants. ...Read more

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Do penis vein thrombosis go away with time?And could it be dangerous

Do penis vein thrombosis go away with time?And could it be dangerous

Wow really?: You should probably be on blood thinner and closely monitored -- yes this is very serious, and you could lose your penis. ...Read more

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What is deep vein thrombosis?

What is deep vein thrombosis?

A blood clot: A DVT is a blood clot ( thrombus) which has formed in the deep vein of usually the leg. It may involve the lower, upper or entire leg. Less frequently it involves the upper extremity. The other kind of clotting is superficial phlebitis which occurs in the veins just under the skin. If either is suspected one should seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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What causes a deep vein thrombosis?

What causes a deep vein thrombosis?

Many factors: Patients with a hereditary condition, called venous insufficiency have a valvular condition that allows blood to pool while standing or sitting, decreased return to heart when not lying down. Can lead to inflammation due to decreased blood flow through the vein, damage to vein and blood clotting. Other factors blood clotting disorder, malignancy, recent surgery, hx dvt, pregnancy, hrt, infection. ...Read more

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What causes a renal vein thrombosis?

Predisposition: Spontaneous thrombosis of a non peripheral vien suggests a possibility of underlying predisposition for clotting . Evaluation of protein c, protein s activities, d dimer, factor x and cardolipin and phosphlpid antibodies should be evaluated. All to say a fell hemotolaogic workup is necessary. If these abnormaitie exist consider smoking birthcontrol cancer as underlying triggers. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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Thrombosis (Definition)

Thrombosis simply means a clot. Thrombophlebitis is ...Read more