Blood clots

Alternative Names

Clot; Emboli; Thrombi

Definition of Blood clots

Blood clots are clumps that occur when blood hardens from a liquid to a solid.

Review

Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 6/2/2010

Thrombus
Janeway lesion on the finger
Deep venous thrombosis, ileofemoral

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