What is the role of venography in the evaluation of superficial thrombophlebitis?

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

Venography is rarely required to diagnose superficial thrombophlebitis. The modality is also not necessary to exclude the diagnosis of DVT, which can be excluded with duplex scanning.


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