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Were you looking for information about Deep Vein Thrombosis? Deep vain thrombosis is a common misspelling of deep vein thrombosis.


It is estimated that 1 out of every 1,000 Americans develops deep vein thrombosis each year. A deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot that forms in a vein, deep in the body. Deep vein thrombosis in the thigh is more serious than deep vein thrombosis in the lower leg, because blood clots in the thigh are more likely to travel to the lungs, which can lead to serious complications.


For more information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition, click Deep Vein Thrombosis.

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