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Had an ultrasound to rule out Dvt for calf pain. Technician only scanned groin, mid thigh, above and behind knee. What she suppose to do lower leg?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: The clinical

significance of below the knee DVT is equivocal, so it is standard in many facilities to not routinely evaluate the calf veins.

In brief: The clinical

significance of below the knee DVT is equivocal, so it is standard in many facilities to not routinely evaluate the calf veins.
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In brief: Yes

The calf is a very common place to develop a DVT

In brief: Yes

The calf is a very common place to develop a DVT
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