How likely is postthrombotic syndrome in deep venous thrombosis (DVT)?

Updated: Jun 05, 2019
  • Author: Kaushal (Kevin) Patel, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Other than the immediate threat of PE, the risk of long-term major disability from postthrombotic syndrome is high. [12, 13, 14, 15, 16]


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