Duplication of the superficial femoral vein: recognition with duplex ultrasonography.

Abstract

Duplication of the superficial femoral vein (SFV) is a normal variant seen in 20% of contrast phlebograms. Failure to identify thrombus in one limb of a SFV may lead to inappropriate management and subsequent complications. Colour Doppler imaging (CDI) is now the imaging technique of choice in the diagnosis of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The purpose of… (More)

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