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Phlebitis (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

phlebitis, blood clot in the arm, blood clot in the leg, deep venous thrombophlebitis, thrombophlebitis, superficial vein thrombophlebitis, superficial phlebitis, thrombus, inflammation of a vein, deep vein thrombophlebitis

Author and Editor

Medical Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM

Medical Editors: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

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


Last Editorial Review: 3/15/2012

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