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Figure 1: Illustration of a Blood Clot

Your Guide to Preventing and Treating Blood Clots

Figure 1: Illustration of a Blood Clot

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This figure is a drawing of a human body with the heart and veins shown in the abdominal area and down to the legs. There is a large oval with an arrow pointing to a vein in the groin area. Within the oval is an illustration showing a close-up of a blood clot in the vein and the swelling in the area. Below the drawing is the text: "Blood clots can form in any deep veins of the body. Most often they form in the legs, arms, or groin."

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Current as of September 2012
Internet Citation: Figure 1: Illustration of a Blood Clot: Your Guide to Preventing and Treating Blood Clots. September 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/prevention/disease/bloodclotsfig1.html