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Phlebitis (aka venitis) is inflammation of a vein. It commonly occurs with thrombosis, when it is caled [superficial] thrombophlebitis.
- It usually occurs in the legs
- It most commonly occurs in superficial veins
- Probability the superficial thrombophlebitis will cause a clot to break and transport in pieces to the lung is very low, unlike DVT
- Vasculitis (category)