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Is it true a venous clot can be missed on sonography if the technicians chooses not to use the compressibility method in a certain area of vein?
Throbbing sensation: Throbbing sensation in the leg is indicative of a problem in it's structural component as muscles, tendon, bone and nerves. Injury to the leg, varicose vein, sciatica and circulation problem (which include deep venous thrombosis ) are common causes of throbbing like pain in lower limbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a venous pathology or a venous clot cause a leg to feel colder or is temperature of the legs only related to issues in the arteries?
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Apples and oranges: A glass laceration is a type of injury that can happen to the hand. A venous clot means that a vein that normally had blood flowing has a blockage that is called a clot.L. ...Read more
Hand lacerations: May be simple/complex depending upon anatomy. If you have a known injury with glass, it is important to have the glass removed. Small punctate tiny minuscule fragments may not have any effect on structures if they are in the subcutaneous space, but locations such as deep to the fascia may result in injury. If you have a discoloration or increasing pain then infection should be ruled out. Get seen. ...Read more
Is it true venous ultrasound only sees what technician decides/wants to look at? Seems very subjective. How can clots be detected properly like this?
Systematic: An ultrasound of the veins includes a systematic survey of the veins at specific levels, and using various modalities including doppler ultrasound which detects flow, and using physical compression to demostrate that the vein collapses. A certified technologist does the scan the same way every time not just randomly or at will. ...Read more
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