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Phlebitis (cont.)

Phlebitis Pictures

Superficial and deep vein systems in the leg. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Robert J. Bryg, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease

REFERENCE: Tintinalli J, etal. Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide. 7th edition. McGraw-Hill Professional 2010


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/3/2014

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