DVT Misdiagnosis & Delay In Treatment

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) involves a blood clot which usually occurs in the legs; however it can occur in any part of the body. If left untreated the clot can travel to the lungs causing a pulmonary embolism, a life threatening condition. Misdiagnosis and delay in the treatment of a DVT may arise where there has been a misdiagnosis of DVT symptoms and delay in providing effective treatment. 

Types of DVT Misdiagnosis & Treatment Delays

Within the UK's population one in every thousand are affected by a DVT. As this is a serious medical condition it is necessary to inform patients and their loved ones of the potential errors that may occur. Such errors include: 

  • Failure to diagnose symptoms of a DVT such as, discolouration, pain and swelling to the leg
  • Misdiagnosis of high risk patients and predisposing factors such as immobility, hereditary blood conditions or previous history of a DVT
  • Delays in providing effective treatment for DVT such as stomach anti-clotting injections and TED stockings
  • A delay in providing treatment resulting in a pulmonary embolism
  • A delay in providing preventative treatment following long periods of immobility, for example following surgery
  • A delay in conducting and reviewing scans and tests, such as regular INR readings
  • Misdiagnosis of scans and tests for DVT
  • And other DVT Misdiagnosis and Delay in treatment errors

If you or a loved one has suffered a DVT misdiagnosis or a delay in treatment of a DVT which has resulted in further complications, Mistreatment.com may be able to assist.

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As each enquiry is unique the advice given will be tailored to the individual circumstances of the client.

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