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My Patient suffered from some common signs and symptoms of DVT which are listed below: I have placed an "*" next to the ones she experienced. *Swelling, *Gradual onset of pain, *Redness, Warmth to the touch, worsening leg pain when bending the foot, leg cramps, especially at night, and often starting in the calf, bluish or whitish discoloration of skin == Blood clot in the lung (pulmonary embolism): Shortness of breath, chest pain, and rapid pulse and breathing Merck Manual considered a credible medical website
Brief article about symptoms and anatomic/physiologic causes of MTS. Credible professional website.
My patient learned she had genetic disorder that contributed to her blood clot issues. Factor V Leiden is an inherited disorder of blood clotting. Factor V Leiden is the name of a specific gene mutation that results in thrombophilia, which is an increased tendency to form blood clots. Credible Source: National Library of Medicine