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What causes chronic deep venous thrombosis in the femoral vein?

There is chronic deep venous thrombosis wothin right common and external iliac common femoral and proximal half of superficial femoral veins Great saphenous vein shows diffuse thickening of its walls with narrowing of the lumen the proximal superficial femoralvein is occludedno flow with in it Great saphenous shows diffuse thickening of its walls narrowing of the lumen Distal superficial femoral,popliteal and tibio personal veins arer patient this is the report of an mri scan swelling of leg and pain .blood does not flow in the leg he was kimotherapy patient a small piece is remove from between rectum and bone of size 2X2 cm what is the treatement for control swelling and pain i can use acetrom tabs
Wed, 16 Aug 2017
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Hello,

Several things can cause deep vein thrombosis (otherwise known as DVT's). A genetic disorder causing hyper coagulable state (blood clotting at a rate higher than normal). A history of cancer can definitely lead to increased inflammation, which in turn causes increased clotting. Other things that can cause deep vein thrombosis include Factor V leiden, Protein C/S deficiency and lupus anticoagulant which can be seen in vasculitis. In terms of treatment, usually for a first time DVT the treatment is warfarin (coumadin) for 6 months in order to prevent the blood clot getting larger and traveling to the lungs (known as a Pulmonary embolism). In terms of treating symptoms, compression stockings can help relieve symptoms and ibuprofen can be used for pain. I hope this is helpful. Feel free to contact me if you have any further questions.
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