Venous thrombus

Picture of normal venous blood flow (cross-section)

Normal venous blood flow

Picture of blood clot forming in a vein (cross-section)

Formation of a blood clot

Picture of a thrombus in a vein (cross-section)

Formation of a thrombus

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Last Updated: January 5, 2010

Author: Robin Parks, MS

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology

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