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Health Tip: Risk Factors for Deep Vein Thrombosis
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(HealthDay News) -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms within a deep vein, most often in the calf or thigh area.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers this list of risk factors that may increase the likelihood of DVT:
-- Diana Kohnle
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