peroneal vein


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peroneal vein

n.
Any of the veins that accompany the peroneal artery and enter the popliteal vein. Also called fibular vein.
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Communication: Unimpaired Cardiovascular: Venous ultrasound results indicated the patient had a DVT in the left peroneal vein. Though vital signs should have been taken, their values were not documented in the physical therapy notes.
Duplex ultrasound revealed acute, occlusive DVTs of the popliteal vein, femoral vein, 2 of 2 peroneal veins, and two gastrocnemial veins.
The posterior tibial and peroneal veins are located between the calf muscles and are more susceptible to thrombosis, whereas thrombi are less frequent in the anterior tibial veins.