Can sclerotherapy for varicose veins cause superficial thrombophlebitis?

Updated: Apr 17, 2019
  • Author: Khanjan H Nagarsheth, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Answer

The features of iatrogenic form of traumatic (chemical) phlebitis may be deliberately produced by sclerotherapy during the treatment of varicose veins.


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