Case of the month June 2009: Thrombosis of the muscular branches

Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion with a large hematoma and a gastrocnemius vein thrombosis with extension to the popliteal vein

Clinical information

Painful swelling

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion with a large hematoma and a gastrocnemius vein thrombosis with extension to the popliteal vein

Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion longitudinal
Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion longitudinal
Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion longitudinal
Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion longitudinal
Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion transverse
Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion transverse

Distal gastrocnemius muscle avulsion with a large hematoma

Large hematoma
Large hematoma
Large hematoma
Large hematoma

Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis

Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis longitudinal
Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis longitudinal
Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis longitudinal
Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis longitudinal
Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis longitudinal
Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis longitudinal
Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis transverse
Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis transverse

Gastrocnemius vein thrombosis with extension to the popliteal vein

Thromus filled vein longitudinal
Thromus filled vein longitudinal
Extension to the popliteal vein transverse
Extension to the popliteal vein transverse
Extension to the popliteal vein longitudinal
Extension to the popliteal vein longitudinal

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 50
  • Body part: Lower leg

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System