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1. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Deep vein thrombosis is the formation of a solid mass of platelets in the deep veins of the leg. This process often occurs in patients confined in bed, with sluggish flow of blood in the veins, and traumatized veins. The risk of developing a deep vein thrombosis rises with increasing age.