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CASE STUDY

Acute deep vein thrombosis of the internal jugular vein

Acute DVT of the Internal Jugular vein (IJV).

Video shows a hypoechoic thrombus attached to the  anterior wall of the internal jugular vein with the remaining part of the thrombus fluctuating within the IJV lumen. The common carotid artery is shown posteriorly to the IJV.

The common carotid artery is noted posteriorly to the IJV both in transverse and longitudinal view. This is one of the main anatomical landmark used to identify the IJV. 

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