Thrombus Symbolism

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Thrombus can be defined as the aggregation of thrombocytes, fibrin, and RBCs that attaches to the interior wall of a vessel, Thrombus aetiologies are listed in Virchow's triad which include, hypercoagulability (thrombophilia), endothelial cell injury, and disturbed blood flow (stasis).. Thrombosis in the arteries cause stroke or myocardial infarction, in veins it manifests as either deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE), DVT is usually situated in the deep veins of the leg. Meanwhile PE is defined as thrombus breaking off the endothelium and travelling down blood stream all the way into the lungs, possibly triggering hypoxia there.

Ovarian vein thrombosis (OVT) is an uncommon condition occurring in about 1/600 to 1/2000 pregnancies
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The reason OVT occurs mostly in Postpartum setting is the high risk of venous thrombosis during pregnancy which caused by the increase of ovarian veins diameter that cause a blood stasis. Type of delivery is considered a contributor factor in having OVT as it is found that the caesarean section have higher incidence rate than the vaginal…show more content…
Septicemia can lead to venous thrombosis especially when the blood work-up reveals anerorobic organism. There have been a recent reported case which suggests that septicemia could have led to OVT after blood cultures from samples taken from the patient were positive for F. necrophorum. Antibiotics have resulted in reduction in the incidence of Lemierre's syndrome over the past 50 years, but it is said to have increased recently because of the increased prescription of NSAIDS without suitable antibiotic
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