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Superficial Thrombophlebitis


Presentation

  • Case presentation A 27-year-old primipara presented to the hospital with a history of tobacco use, superficial thrombophlebitis and family thrombotic events (mother and sister with DVT), reporting burning pain in the right calf accompanied by palpable[medichub.ro]
Swelling
  • Clinical and US follow-up after 7 days revealed satisfactory progress, relief of pain and swelling with fading erythema.[medichub.ro]
Physician
  • Diagnosis of DVT: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines. Chest 2012; 141:2 Suppl: 351-418. 13.[medichub.ro]
Pain
  • Clinical and US follow-up after 7 days revealed satisfactory progress, relief of pain and swelling with fading erythema.[medichub.ro]
Thrombosis
  • Thrombosis during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2005; 193:216-9. 6. Ian A Greer. Pregnancy Complicated by Venous Thrombosis. N Engl J Med 2015; 373:540-7. 7.[medichub.ro]
Tachycardia
  • Clinical examination would be insufficient to diagnose thrombosis in pregnancy because specific signs and symptoms - such as lower extremity edema, dyspnea and mild tachycardia - are frequently inaccurate and difficult to differentiate from the physiologic[medichub.ro]
Erythema
  • Clinical and US follow-up after 7 days revealed satisfactory progress, relief of pain and swelling with fading erythema.[medichub.ro]

Treatment

  • The risk of this cosequence may be diminished with proper treatment and prophylaxis (1,2).[medichub.ro]

Prevention

  • The main objectives for the treatment of DVT are to prevent PE, reduce morbidity and prevent or minimize the risk of developing the post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS).[medichub.ro]

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