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Postthrombotic Syndrome

A condition caused by one or more episodes of DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS, usually the blood clots are lodged in the legs. Clinical features include EDEMA; PAIN; aching; heaviness; and MUSCLE CRAMP in the leg. When severe leg swelling leads to skin breakdown, it is called venous STASIS ULCER.

Year introduced: 2008

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.355.830.925.462, C14.907.952.880

MeSH Unique ID: D054070

Entry Terms:

  • Syndrome, Postthrombotic
  • Venous Stasis Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Venous Stasis

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