Thrombophlebitis is an inflammation of the skin and underlying tissues related to a clot in a superficial vein.

 

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Thrombophlebitis is a superficial condition, and less serious than deep vein thrombosis.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

TPF and long haul flights.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Treatment for superficial thrombophlebitis of the leg. Wichers IM, Middeldorp S and Di Nisio M. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Feb; 2018(2): CD004982.


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