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 ...
WebMD explains phlebitis (fle-BYE-tis), inflammation of a vein.
Aug 9, 2016 ... Phlebitis refers to inflammation of a vein and it can be caused by any insult to the
blood vessel wall, impaired venous flow, or coagulation ...
What is phlebitis? Phlebitis is a term used to describe veins that are painful, red
and inflamed. What is thrombophlebitis? Thrombophlebitis means there is a ...
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, ...
Superficial thrombophlebitis occurs when a superficial vein (usually the long
saphenous vein of the leg or its tributaries), becomes inflamed and the blood...
Superficial phlebitis (also called superficial thrombophlebitis), is a condition
where the veins close to the surface of the body (superficial veins) become
Apr 18, 2016 ... Phlebitis and thrombosis of the lower extremity superficial veins (ie, superficial
thrombophlebitis) is generally a benign, self-limited disorder; ...
Jul 12, 2016 ... Superficial phlebitis with infection, such as phlebitis originating at an IV catheter
site, is referred to as septic thrombophlebitis, a clinical entity ...
Phlebitis is characterized by a condition known as superficial thrombophlebitis,
which refers to an inflammation of superficial veins (or veins close to the surface ...