Phlebitis and Thrombosis

A lesser known problem caused by inflammation r/t CVCs is nerve injury.

  • Inflammation to the cervical nerve from a line in the IJ could cause changes in the eye.
  • Inflammation to nerves near subclavian placed lines could cause respiratory changes.
  • In the arm signs of nerve injury includes "shooting pains" or paresthesia complaints.

Notify MD for suspected nerve injuries or paresthesia complaints.

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