A patient who had a bullet embolus to the right popliteal vein developed an extensive thrombophlebitis from the popliteal to the common iliac vein. We suggest that following extraction of a bullet that has embolized to a major extremity vein, it may be necessary to anticoagulate the patient.
|Number of pages
|Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
|Published - Mar 1985
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine