Thrombosis in a vein lying deep below the skin, especially in the legs. It is a particular hazard of long-haul flying.
More example sentences
- Data from both venogram and fibrinogen scans demonstrate that deep-vein thrombosis usually originates in the deep-veins of the leg.
- For example, deep-vein thrombosis is a blood clot that develops in a vein, usually in your leg.
- Thrombosis of superficial veins in the legs has no connection with deep-vein thrombosis and is not dangerous.
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