tibial vein


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Related to tibial vein: popliteal vein, peroneal vein
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Noun1.tibial vein - veins of the lower leg; empty into the popliteal vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
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Grayscale ultrasound and spectral Doppler examination of the lower extremities revealed acute deep venous thrombosis of the right distal femoral and popliteal veins and left posterior tibial vein.
Both posterior tibial veins had evidence of acute, non-occlusive DVTs.
The posterior tibial and peroneal veins are located between the calf muscles and are more susceptible to thrombosis, whereas thrombi are less frequent in the anterior tibial veins.