The veins of the legs by the
of the body, the
that they have and the pressure with which they must make his
, are susceptible to undergo two types of blockades by clots: the flebitis or tromboflebitis, caused by some superficial vein that obstructs and inflames and the acute deep venous trombosis, when some clot covers an internal artery or to deeper and great veins.
is most serious of both, because it can cause tromboembolia
the heart, when
fragment of the clot moves and penetrates in the sanguineous torrent arriving at these vital organs and blocks and prevents the suitable circulation and irrigation.
The trombos are sanguineous clots that form when the blood loses its
state and they are caused generally by the stagnation or bad circulation of the blood, by injuries in the walls of the veins or by the presence of substances that favor the sanguineous coagulation, that contributes to that the components of the blood are deposited in the walls of the veins instead of circulating and they are it obstructing.
The superficial flebitis
always affects to age people outpost or to whom they have suffered some traumatic
or that have
is developed by several reasons, that they have to do with long periods of inactivity of the legs that favor the formation of clots:
To remain seated during prolonged periods.
To remain of foot during prolonged periods.
By upheavals related to the coagulation of the blood.
to suffer paralysis.
surgery whose recovery requires of long time of rest.
Another one of the causes in some women, is the prolonged use of contraceptive tablets or products that also contain estrogens and the tabaquismo increase the risk of suffering deep
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