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1. What is your diagnosis?
2. What are the complications?
3. How is the condition managed?


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1. Looks like DVT: Deep Venous Thrombosis.
2. Potential pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, heart failure, cardiogenic shock, renal vein thrombosis, etc.
3. anticoagulants, thrombolytics, possible thrombectomy, perhaps a vena cava filter, etc.
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Great... Its Phlegmasia cerulea dolens which is an uncommon severe form of deep venous thrombosis in which the thrombosis involves both the major deep venous channels of the extremity, therefore and collateral veins.
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