Phlebitis or venitis is the inflammation of a vein, usually in the legs. It most
commonly occurs in superficial veins. Phlebitis often occurs in conjunction with ...
Feb 9, 2016 ... Learn about phlebitis, inflammation of leg or arm veins caused by prolonged
inactivity, obesity, smoking, HRT, birth control pills, pregnancy, ...
Jun 6, 2014 ... Phlebitis (fle-BYE-tis) means inflammation of a vein. Thrombophlebitis is due to
one or more blood clots in a vein that cause inflammation.
Superficial phlebitis (also called superficial thrombophlebitis), is a condition
where the veins close to the surface of the body (superficial veins) become
Feb 22, 2014 ... Rarely, thrombophlebitis (sometimes called phlebitis) can affect veins in your
arms or neck. The affected vein may be near the surface of your ...
What is phlebitis? Phlebitis is the inflammation of a vein. It can occur in veins on
the surface of the skin (also called superficial phlebitis), in varicose veins, and in
Jun 25, 2015 ... Superficial thrombophlebitis is inflammation of a vein just under the skin, usually
in the leg. A small blood clot also commonly forms in the vein, ...
Migratory phlebitis or migratory thrombophlebitis is superficial venous thrombosis
that repeatedly occurs in normal veins. It may indicate a serious underlying ...
Superficial phlebitis with infection, such as phlebitis originating at an IV catheter
site, is referred to as septic thrombophlebitis, a clinical entity requiring diagnostic
Jun 15, 2016 ... The approach to treatment of septic phlebitis depends on which structures are
involved, the underlying etiology of the phlebitis, the causative ...