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USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous

What is it called when there is extrinsic compression of the left common iliac vein resulting in iliac vein thrombosis? May-Thurner Syndrome
What are calcium deposits within old thrombus called? Phleboliths
If the distal femoral vein does not fully compress, does it automatically mean there is a clot? No- it is in the region of the adductor canal, so it can be hard to compress.
Does the small saphenous vein have an accompanying artery? No- it's superficial.
What type of venous flow is abnormal: spontaneous, phasic, or continuous? Continuous- suggests a more proximal obstruction.
What three vessels make up "Mickey Mouse"? SFA, GSV, and CFV.
Three conditions must exist for thrombus to occur. What are they? (Virchow's triad) 1. Venous stasis 2. Intimal injury 3. Hypercoagulability state
Do the following symptoms suggest DVT or arterial disease? -foot/limb coolness -rest pain in feet -gangrene Arterial disease
Is primary venous insufficiency categorized by damaged valves? No- it is a congenital absence of valves
What is venous statis dermatitis characterized by? "Tanning" or brown discoloration of the skin in the lower calf, ankle, and foot.
Created by: jmframe