Can sclerotherapy for varicose veins cause superficial thrombophlebitis?

Updated: Feb 25, 2021
  • Author: Khanjan H Nagarsheth, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

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


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!