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 ...
Nov 3, 2014 ... Learn about phlebitis, inflammation of leg or arm veins caused by prolonged
inactivity, obesity, smoking, HRT, birth control pills, pregnancy, ...
Feb 19, 2015 ... Learn about phlebitis and thrombophlebitis, an inflammation of a vein, and blood
clots that cause the inflammation. Complications of phlebitis ...
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 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
Rarely, thrombophlebitis (sometimes called phlebitis) can affect veins in your
arms or neck. The affected vein may be near the surface of your skin, causing ...
Jun 29, 2015 ... Superficial phlebitis with infection, such as phlebitis originating at an IV catheter
site, is referred to as septic thrombophlebitis, a clinical entity ...
phlebitis , inflammation of a vein. Phlebitis is almost always accompanied by a
blood clot, or thrombus, in the affected vein, a condition known as...
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 ...