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n. - Inflammation of a vein in conjunction with the formation of a blood clot.

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  • A clot that develops in a vein close to the skin is called thrombophlebitis, and it causes swelling, tenderness, and redness.
  • However, three weeks later I had to have an operation for a deep vain thrombophlebitis, because the bull’s horn had damaged my left thigh.
  • Giardina warns that pain or swelling accompanied by a red-hot feeling or tenderness along the vein could be a serious condition called thrombophlebitis, which occurs...
  • Heart failure, COPD, asthma, thrombophlebitis — the possibilities are endless. for more
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