Veau

English translation: calf vein

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French term or phrase:Veau
English translation:calf vein
Entered by: liz askew

20:54 Jul 15, 2018
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
French term or phrase: Veau
Figure : veau XXXXXXX 3536 infarctus rein Dt HES embolie artérielle thrombotique (X10)

These are medical reports, I can't figure out what the calf is doing there, does it mean something else in medical terminology? it is used 4 or 5 times the context doesn't help
Hélène Treloar
Local time: 03:47
calf vein
Explanation:
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management and prevention of calf vein thrombosis | The BMJ
https://www.bmj.com/rapid.../10/.../management-and-preventio...
29 May 2003 - Diagnosis, investigation, and management of deep vein thrombosis ... (1) Calf vein DVT can propagate to the popliteal and femoral veins

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Blood clots that develop in a vein are also known as venous thrombosis. DVT usually occurs in a deep leg vein, a larger vein that runs through the muscles of the calf and the thigh. It can cause pain and swelling in the leg and may lead to complications such as pulmonary embolism.
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calf vein


Explanation:
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management and prevention of calf vein thrombosis | The BMJ
https://www.bmj.com/rapid.../10/.../management-and-preventio...
29 May 2003 - Diagnosis, investigation, and management of deep vein thrombosis ... (1) Calf vein DVT can propagate to the popliteal and femoral veins

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Note added at 40 mins (2018-07-15 21:34:50 GMT)
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Blood clots that develop in a vein are also known as venous thrombosis. DVT usually occurs in a deep leg vein, a larger vein that runs through the muscles of the calf and the thigh. It can cause pain and swelling in the leg and may lead to complications such as pulmonary embolism.

liz askew
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neutral  Charles Davis: As I said in the discussion I think mentions of "veau" meaning calf in the leg in relation to embolisms must be machine translations from English. I can't believe it can really mean that.
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  -> This is a typical example of MT.
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