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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

A 35-year-old male patient presented to the clinic with a history of slight pain and redness in the right thigh after a non-stop flight from Singapore to New York. A limited point-of-care-ultrasound exam was performed bilaterally in the lower extremities. The following video was obtained at the right sapheno-femoral junction. The left image in the […]

A 35-year-old male patient presented to the clinic with a history of slight pain and redness in the right thigh after a non-stop flight from Singapore to New York. A limited point-of-care-ultrasound exam was performed bilaterally in the lower extremities. The following video was obtained at the right sapheno-femoral junction. The left image in the video shows the SFJ without compression and the right image in the video shows the compression test performed.

Questions:

  1. Is there a blood clot seen in the right common femoral vein at the right SFJ?
  2. Is the right common femoral vein (RCFV) full compressed at the SFJ?

(Answers below)


Answers:

  1. Yes
  2. No

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