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What causes leg thrombosis while paralyzed?

Hello , please I need your help . Ok, my grandmother s problem is that : She is 68 years old due to high blood pressure was paralyzed her hand and her foot . I don t know what medication did she take but now after 18 days in the hospital her leg is affected by leg thrombosis
Wed, 8 May 2019
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Hi,

Post stroke patients increased chances of thrombosis due to stasis of venous blood lead to hypercoagability lead to thrombosis formation. Need heparin injection with periodic leg compression with physiology is useful. Please consult your physician he will examine and treat you accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
     
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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu,
Internal Medicine Specialist
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