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The tight pants syndrome--a sporting variant.
  1. N. I. Jowett,
  2. C. G. Robinson
  1. Department of Medicine, Pembrokeshire Health Trust, Wales, UK.


    Tight neoprene 'warm pants' are increasingly utilised by sportsmen to prevent muscular injury. However, they may impede venous flow from the legs. We describe a case of extensive proximal deep vein thrombosis with subsequent pulmonary embolism in a fit young man with previous hip trauma.

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