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Phlebitis, also known as thrombophlebitis, is the inflammation and swelling of a vein caused by a blood clot.


Symptoms of phlebitis may include pain, tenderness, redness (erythema) and bulging of the vein. However, phlebitis may or may not cause symptoms.

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