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superficial thrombophlebitis in children

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
32 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood Clot: It's a blood clot in a superficial vein as opposed to a deep vein.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Local care.: Superficial phlebitis is a clot in a superficial vein. It is treated by local care with heat and nsaids. If the superficial thrombophlebitis is in t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Surface vein clot: Superficial thrombophlebitis is a blood clot in a superficial vein, just below the surface of the skin. It is most common in the leg in a preexisting ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Very unlikely: They typically come from deep veins but superficial phlebitis very rarely embolize.

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