peroneal vein

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Noun1.peroneal vein - accompany the peroneal arteries; arising in the heel and running up the back of the leg to join the posterior tibial veins of 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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In the present study, patients who had trauma in the lower limbs had DVT in 28.6%, however there are reports of much lower incidence (12.9) (11).The involved veins in the DVT are posterior tibial (61.7%), popliteal vein (47.1%), peroneal vein (44.1%), superficial femoral vein (17.6%), anterior tibial vein (17.6%) and external iliac vein (5.9%).
The only perioperative complication was the development of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the left peroneal vein on post-operative day (POD) l.
After cast removal, a cellulitis of the right leg was diagnosed together with a thrombosis of the right posterior tibial and peroneal veins. Antimicrobial treatment was immediately initiated with intravenous amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (1 g every 6 h).