Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis

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Caption: Photograph of a woman's swollen left leg caused by a deep vein thrombosis (phlebothrombosis): her right leg appears normal. Deep vein thromboses are provoked by situations that encourage sluggish blood flow and increase the tendency of the blood to coagulate; these include prolonged bed rest, surgery, heart failure and pregnancy. The main danger is that a part of the clot may become detached and cause a blockage in another part of the circulation - as in the case of a pulmonary embolism, where a blood clot is carried in the circulation to lodge in the pulmonary artery.

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Keywords: blood vessel, condition, deep vein, deep vein thrombosis, deep vein thrombosis (dvt), disease, disorder, dvt, healthcare, medical, medicine, thrombosis, vascular

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