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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

the NHS website

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in one of the deep veins in the body. Blood clots that develop in a vein are also known as venous thrombosis. DVT usually occurs in a deep leg vein, a larger vein that runs through the muscles...

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Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis)

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Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is an uncommon disorder in which the walls of blood vessels become inflamed (swollen) and leaky, leading to poor blood flow to tissues throughout the body. It is a serious condition that can be fatal if left unt...

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Phlebitis (superficial thrombophlebitis)

the NHS website

Phlebitis literally means 'inflammation of a vein'. The vein becomes inflamed because there is blood clotting inside it or the vein walls are damaged. Superficial thrombophlebitis is the term for an inflamed vein near the surface of the skin (u...

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Reducing the risk of venous thrombosis in pregnancy and after birth

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides information about reducing the risk of venous thrombosis for women who are thinking about having a baby, who are already pregnant or who have just had a baby.

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Thrombosis

the NHS website

Thrombosis is a blood clot within a blood vessel. It happens when a blood clot forms and blocks a vein or an artery, obstructing or stopping the flow of blood.

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Vasculitis

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Vasculitis means "inflammation of the blood vessels". Inflammation is your immune system's natural response to injury or infection. It causes swelling, and can help the body deal with invading germs. But in vasculitis, for some reason the immun...

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