of a section of vein, usually just under the
skin, with clot formation in the affected part. This can occur after minor
injury to the vein or as a complication of varicose
veins or Buerger's disease. The affected blood vessel
is swollen, red, and tender, and feels hard. Fever and malaise may occur.
A blood clot may develop.
|In thrombophlebitis, in which the veins are inflamed,
swollen, and tender, the affected veins can be seen as red tracks.