Phlebitis means the inflammation of a vein. This often occurs when a clot or trombus forms in a vein, in which case is called thrombophlebits. This is a relatively common complication of venous insufficiency. The patient will notice that the veins appearm, red, [ainful and hard. It is mot common in the legs but can occur in veins in other parts of the body as well.
Superficial thrombophlebitis involves the veins that lie on the surface. /it is rarely a life threatening condition does need proper and immediate treatment. When a patient develops thrombophlebitis in a deep vein (a vein within the musclke of the leg) this is a medical emergency and requires hospitalization. /In the case of deep vein thrombophlebitis, the patient will usually not see or feel any hard, ropy, [ainful ceins but instead will have a sore, painful and swollen leg. Again, this is considered a medical emergency and is a patient should experience symptoms such as these immediate medical attentionis needed. Deep vein thrombophlebitis can lead to clots that migrate tp the lungs causing a condition called pulmonary embolism. If not treated quickly and pro[erly, this condition can be fatal. Interestingly, superficial [hlebitis has never been known to cause fatal embolism but a significant inconvenience for the patient and warrants proper treatment.get appointment
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