Published: 20 December 2023
Author(s): Alejandro Díez Vidal, Javier Gómez López, María Angélica Rivera Núñez, Ana María Martínez Virto, Yale Tung Chen
Issue: March 2024
Section: Letter to the Editor

I am writing to shed light on the critical and multifaceted issue of superficial venous thrombosis (SVT), a condition which is evolving from its perceived benign nature to one that is potentially indicative of more serious health complications. Emerging studies are linking SVT to an increased risk of severe thrombotic events [1,2], and its possible role as a predictor for tumor pathology is becoming increasingly apparent [3]. Nonetheless, there is a paucity of data concerning the prognostic value of SVT for other pathologies and the effectiveness of its treatments, owing to a shortage of comprehensive studies and clinical trials.


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