34-year-old man complained medial side pain on his left leg for 7 days.
He reported calf swelling for 2 days.
He had a history of deep vein thrombosis 8 years ago.
Role of POCUS for this patient:
1. DVT survey: patent femoral and popliteal vein & artery
2. Exclude ruptured Backer’s cyst
3. Exclude muscle hematoma or lesions
4. Note echogenic thrombus within superficial saphenous vein with increased echogenicity on surrounding subcutaneous fat
Diagnosis: Saphenous thrombophlebitis