Deep vein

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A deep vein is a vein that is deep in the body.wikipedia
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veinsvenousvenous system
A deep vein is a vein that is deep in the body.

Superficial vein

superficial veinssuperficialsuperficial vessels
This contrasts with superficial veins that are close to the body's surface.
This differs from deep veins that are far from the surface.


blood clotsthromboticblood clot
Occlusion of a deep vein can be life-threatening and is most often caused by thrombosis.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot within a deep vein.

Deep vein thrombosis

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Occlusion of a deep vein by thrombosis is called deep vein thrombosis.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein, most commonly the legs.

Femoral vein

veincommon femoral veinfemoral
Deep veins are almost always beside an artery with the same name (e.g. the femoral vein is beside the femoral artery).

Femoral artery

femoralfemoral arteriessuperficial femoral artery
Deep veins are almost always beside an artery with the same name (e.g. the femoral vein is beside the femoral artery).

Brachial veins

brachial veinbrachial
Because they are deep to muscle, they are considered deep veins.

Deep vein of the thigh

Profunda femoris veinveindeep femoral vein
The deep vein of the thigh, (profunda femoris vein or deep femoral vein) is a large deep vein in the thigh.

Fibular veins

Peroneal veinFibular vein
The fibular veins are deep veins that help carry blood from the lateral compartment of the leg.

Posterior tibial vein

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Like most deep veins, posterior tibial veins are accompanied by an homonym artery, the posterior tibial artery, along its course.

Anterior tibial vein

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Like most deep veins in legs, anterior tibial veins are accompanied by the homonym artery, the anterior tibial artery, along its course.

Internal jugular vein

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*Internal jugular vein

Great saphenous vein

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It is the longest vein in the body, running along the length of the lower limb, returning blood from the foot, leg and thigh to the deep femoral vein at the femoral triangle.

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Inoperable Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertensionpulmonary thromboembolic hypertension
The blockages either result from organised (or hardened) blood clots that usually originate from the deep veins of the lower limbs of the body (thromboembolism) and lodge in the pulmonary arterial tree after passing through the right side of the heart.

Ultrasonography of chronic venous insufficiency of the legs

lower limbs venous ultrasonographyUltrasonography of chronic insufficiency of the legsultrasound
These veins are deep veins.

Patellar network

Patellar anastomosisgenicular anastomosisRete patellare
The patellar network (circulatory anastomosis around the knee-joint, patellar anastomosis, genicular anastomosis, articular vascular network of knee or rete articulare genus ) is an intricate network of blood vessels around and above the patella, and on the contiguous ends of the femur and tibia, forming a superficial and a deep plexus.

Fascial hernia

Fascial hernias in the form of nodules appear in the skin where the deep and superficial veins meet going through the fascia, most frequently occurring on the lower extremities, becoming prominent when the underlying muscles contract.

Internal pudendal veins

internal pudendal veinVein of bulb of vestibuleveins
They begin in the deep veins of the vulva and of the penis, issuing from the bulb of the vestibule and the bulb of the penis, respectively.

Posterior tibial artery

posterior tibialposterior tibial arteriestibial
It is accompanied by a deep vein, the posterior tibial vein, along its course.

Perforator vein

Perforator veins are so called because they perforate the deep fascia of muscles, to connect the superficial veins to the deep veins where they drain.

Trendelenburg test

Brodie–Trendelenburg testTrendelenburg's test
The Trendelenburg Test or Brodie-Trendelenburg test is a test which can be carried out as part of a physical examination to determine the competency of the valves in the superficial and deep veins of the legs in patients with varicose veins.