Post-thrombotic syndrome

Also known as: PTS, Postphlebitic syndrome
Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is a complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or deep vein blood clot.

After a while, this blood clot (usually in your leg), can damage the vein. Damage to the vein can lead to more pressure in the veins. The increased pressure can cause long-term problems such as swelling, skin damage, and painful sores (ulcers) near the ankle.

PTS can be a long-term problem that lasts for years.
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