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DVT398-KN2

USIDMS LOWER EXTREMITY VENOUS

TermDefinition
what are the three layers of a vein? intima media adventitia
what is another name for corresponding veins? venae comitantes
normal connections that connect to a deep fascia perforating veins
a congenital absence or deformity of some valves primary venous insufficiency
caused by cold sensitivity, emotional stress, and inhalation of chemicals, mainly nicotine vasconstriction
what 3 conditions must exist for DVT to occur? 1. circulatory stasis 2. vein wall (intimal injury) 3. hypercoaguable state
what is known as a synovial cyst? Baker's Cyst
which pathology gives an "ant farm" appearance? lymphedema
what is the most important aspect of a DVT study? transverse compression
what is the typical appearance of acute DVT? visible thrombus, lightly echogenic or hypoechoic dilated vessel poorly attatched may appear spongy
Created by: kmniemeier2