Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis in a triathlete: Again intense endurance exercise as a thrombogenic risk.

@article{SanchoGonzlez2017UpperED,
  title={Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis in a triathlete: Again intense endurance exercise as a thrombogenic risk.},
  author={Ignacio Sancho-Gonz{\'a}lez and Mar{\'i}a Vicenta Bonilla-Hern{\'a}ndez and David Iba{\~n}ez-Mu{\~n}oz and Davinia Vicente-Campos and Jos{\'e} L{\'o}pez Chicharro},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={808.e1-808.e3}
}
Triathlon followers increase each year and long-distance events have seen major growth worldwide. In the cycling phase, athletes must maintain an aerodynamic posture on the bike for long periods of time. We report a case of a 38-year-old triathlete with symptoms of an axillary vein thrombosis 48h after a long triathlon competition. After 3days of hospitalization with a treatment consisted on enoxaparin anticoagulant and acenocumarol, the patient was discharged with instructions to continue… CONTINUE READING