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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)


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Venous thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein, usually in the legs. The clot blocks blood flow and can cause swelling and pain. Details about risk factors, symptoms, treatment and prevention in this resource.


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Keywords

warfarin , blood clot, swelling , leg pain, anticoagulant, blood thinner


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Rated on: 11/16/2016 3:00:19 PM

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