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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 184-186

pulmonary tuberculosis: A neglected risk factor for deep venous thrombosis


Department of Respiratory Medicine, J L N Medical College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Ramakant Dixit
Department of Respiratory Medicine, J L N Medical College, Ajmer, Rajasthan
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_49_17

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A case of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of the lower limb in the absence of known common risk factors and its link with underlying pulmonary tuberculosis is described in a young female patient. Possible underlying mechanisms and awareness regarding tuberculosis as a risk factor for DVT is also emphasized.


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