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Dilip Kumar’s Twitter handle states he’s fine, thanks well-wishers

Doctors say he has developed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in his left leg

mumbai Updated: Dec 07, 2016 12:12 IST
Aayushi Pratap
The veteran actor  was earlier admitted to hospital in April this year after he complained of difficulty in breathing.
The veteran actor was earlier admitted to hospital in April this year after he complained of difficulty in breathing. (HT File Photo)

Doctors at Lilavati Hospital, Bandra, where 93-year-old thespian Dilip Kumar has been admitted since Tuesday morning, said he has developed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in his left leg. DVT is a condition wherein blood clots form in one or more veins in the body.

“We administered medicine called Heparin, the night he was admitted. He has responded well and is on a wheelchair,, “said a doctor from the hospital.

The veteran actor was earlier admitted to hospital in April this year after he complained of difficulty in breathing.

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