In-depth

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Factor V Leiden

Factor V Leiden is an inherited disorder that results in an increased risk of blood clots. There's no cure, but blood-thinning medication can lower the risk of clotting.

Leg pain

Leg pain can be the result of a long-term condition or a sudden injury.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Thoracic outlet syndrome

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a group of disorders that occur when the nerves or vessels in the shoulder area (thoracic outlet) are compressed.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Warfarin side effects

Be careful if you take warfarin (Coumadin), a medication to prevent blood clots. Warfarin side effects can be dangerous.

Jul. 03, 2014

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