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If you had to boil it down, what is deep vein thrombosis?
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Dr. Michael Leary
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Blood clot
Dvt is a serious medical problem that occurs when a blood clot develops in a vein, usually occuring in the lower extremities.
The clot can break up sending small clots to the large veins and from there travel through the heart and lodge in the lung. This is called a pulmonay embolism. A pulmonay embolism is a medical emergency. Up to 20% people who suffer a blood clot to the lung can die.

In brief: Blood clot
Dvt is a serious medical problem that occurs when a blood clot develops in a vein, usually occuring in the lower extremities.
The clot can break up sending small clots to the large veins and from there travel through the heart and lodge in the lung. This is called a pulmonay embolism. A pulmonay embolism is a medical emergency. Up to 20% people who suffer a blood clot to the lung can die.
Dr. Michael Leary
Dr. Michael Leary
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Blood clot in a deep
Vein in your body, usually a leg vein.

In brief: Blood clot in a deep
Vein in your body, usually a leg vein.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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