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A DVT or deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms deep within a vein. The majority of deep vein clots form in the lower leg or thigh. This condition is known as thrombophlebitis when the vein swells. A deep vein thrombosis can rupture and produce a dangerous lung condition known as a pulmonary embolism.

DVT Facts and Figures

The findings of research published in the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association state that Asian countries, including Pakistan, have a significant DVT prevalence and mortality rate. DVT is common in older adults as cases in people more than 45 years old are increasing. Listed below are some of the DVT facts and figures:

Prevalence of DVT Worldwideapproximately 1 per 1000 adults annually
Common inOlder Adults 
At-Risk GenderMales
Average Age for Diagnosis45 years 
Problems related to DVTPulmonary embolism (PE), chronic venous insufficiency, post-thrombotic syndrome
Specialists Who Treat DVTHematologists