deep femoral vein

profunda femoris vein

[TA]
the vein that accompanies the deep femoral artery, receiving perforating veins from the lateral and posterior aspects of the thigh. It joins the femoral vein in the femoral triangle, usually in common with the medial and lateral circumflex femoral veins.

deep fem·o·ral vein

(dēp fem'ŏr-ăl vān)
Accompanies the deep femoral artery, receiving perforating veins from the lateral and posterior aspects of the thigh. It joins the femoral vein in the femoral triangle, usually in common with the medial and lateral circumflex femoral veins.
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Herein, we report a sixteen-year-old female that developed thrombosis in the deep femoral vein while undergoing treatment for H1N1 pneumonia.
Doppler ultrasonography showed a hyperechogenic thrombus with non-compressibility in the left deep femoral vein.
She has calf tenderness and edema, and an ultrasound obtained that day shows an acute thrombus in the deep femoral vein.
You obtain a lower extremity ultrasound, which shows proximal deep vein thrombosis in the deep femoral vein on the right.