Complaining of localized extremity pain and redness

They will demonstrate areas of induration, erythema, and tenderness corresponding to dilated and thrombosed superficial veins.Over time, a firm cord usually develops.
Unless the deep veins become involved, patients do not demonstrate generalized swelling.
The presence of fever and shaking chills suggests septic/suppurative thrombophlebitis, usually from intravenous cannulation