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Thrombosis posterior tibial vein

Patient Positioning

Patient lies supine with a small pillow under the dorsal aspect of the ankle or legs in "frog-like" position. The ankle is lying on its lateral aspect.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on transverse planes over the flexor digitorum longus tendon and follow it to the sustentaculum tali.

Probe Placement Foot
Probe Placement Foot
note: the veins are not compressible and show intravasal thrombotic material