In-depth

Complications

Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in veins deep in your body. Recognize the symptoms of this potentially dangerous condition.

Symptoms

Edema

Edema — swelling caused by excess fluid in tissues — can affect any part of your body. Treating the underlying cause is key to resolving edema.

Tests and diagnosis

MRI

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

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Aug. 01, 2013