International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | General Surgery | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024 | Rating: 4.8 / 10


A Rare Presentation of Giant Thrombus in a Case of Long- Standing Varicose Vein

Dr. R Ramraghull M. S. | Dr. G. Sateesh Babu M. S.


Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate long standing varicose veins and to bring into notice a rare presentation of Giant Thrombus in a case of long-standing varicose veins Design: Interventional with prospective observational study. Place & Duration: This case report was done at sri lalithambigai medical college and hospital during my residentship year 2022 - 2023. Methods: A standard technique of sapheno femoral ligation with stripping of the long saphenous vein to just below knee and multiple stab avulsions of varicosities after subfascial ligation of perforators was performed. Case was reviewed postoperatively for eight weeks. Results: There was a rare presentation of varicose vein with giant thrombus located above knee, he underwent surgery, post operative period was uneventful, and patient was observed periodically for 8 weeks, patient recovered well. Conclusion: A rare presentation of giant thrombus was encountered and has been operated, brought to notice for educational purposes.


Keywords: Varicose veins, Rare presentation, Giant thrombus, Sapheno femoral ligation, Stripping


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,


Pages: 1567 - 1569


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