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  • Phlebitis can happen in other veins of the body - for example it can sometimes occur in the arm veins after a patient has had an intravenous cannula in to administer fluids or medicines. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • A vein scan carried out by ultrasound can identify the area of phlebitis and the underlying leaking vein that is causing the problem to occur. (netdoctor.co.uk)