deep vein thrombosis

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deep vein thrombosis

n. Abbr. DVT
A condition in which one or more thrombi form in a deep vein, especially in the leg or pelvis, resulting in an increased risk of a pulmonary embolus. Also called deep venous thrombosis.
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Paget-Schroetter syndrome is a rare condition characterized by the presence of axillo-subclavian thrombus vein in an otherwise normal individual.
Paget-Schroetter Syndrome is a spontaneous UEDVT seen in young and healthy individuals, usually affecting the dominant arm following strenuous activity such as rowing, wrestling, and weight lifting.
Effort thrombosis of the upper extremity in a young sportsman: Paget-Schroetter syndrome.
Vijaysadan V, Zimmerman AM, Pajaro RE; Paget-Schroetter Syndrome in the Young and Active; Kardiyol A; Paget-Schroetter sindrome; 2008, (8): 461-7
He was diagnosed with Paget-Schroetter Syndrome, which is a medical condition in which a blood clot or clots form in the deep veins of the arm or shoulder.
Then there is a case study on the Paget-Schroetter syndrome, followed by a short review of the topic.
This clinical syndrome eventually became known as Paget-Schroetter syndrome.