A man in his 70s was recently admitted into the emergency room with signs of a clot in his leg. The patient had a history of DVT, otherwise known as deep vein thrombosis, a condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein deep within the body. DVTs usually occur in the legs, and produce pain, swelling and discoloration of the affected region. If left untreated, the clot could travel through the body and lodge itself in the lungs, causing a potentially deadly pulmonary embolism. Decisive a...
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