What history should be obtained for suspected traumatic thrombophlebitis?

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

Ask about trauma, needlesticks, indwelling intravenous (IV) catheters, drug (eg, phenytoin) or hypertonic solution (10% calcium chloride) infusion, and sclerotherapy.


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