How is occult malignancy diagnosed in thrombophlebitis?

Updated: Aug 31, 2020
  • Author: Padma Chitnavis, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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If an occult malignancy is suspected, a thorough workup should be performed. A complete medical workup is required in young adults who have thrombophlebitis but no predisposing factors because an occult malignancy is possible.


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