Thrombophlebitis following a bullet embolus to the popliteal vein

Richard J. Mullins, Roger T. Sherman

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)266-268
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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