thrombophlebitis


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throm·bo·phle·bi·tis

 (thrŏm′bō-flĭ-bī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a vein caused by or associated with the formation of a blood clot.

thrombophlebitis

(ˌθrɒmbəʊflɪˈbaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a vein associated with the formation of a thrombus

throm•bo•phle•bi•tis

(ˌθrɒm boʊ flɪˈbaɪ tɪs)

n.
the presence of a thrombus in a vein, with inflammation of the vessel wall.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrombophlebitis - phlebitis in conjunction with the formation of a blood clot (thrombus)
phlebitis - inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)
Translations

throm·bo·phle·bi·tis

n. tromboflebitis, dilatación de la pared de una vena asociada con trombosis.

thrombophlebitis

n tromboflebitis f
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Compared to the ketorolac group, the Dyloject groups had a lower incidence of thrombophlebitis, and numerically fewer adverse events associated with postoperative bleeding.
There have been reports of thrombophlebitis following administration of intravenous dantrolene.
Simultaneous coexistence of complications of COM in the same case is a rare situation, and the present report describes a case with mastoiditis, Bezold abscess, lateral sinus thrombophlebitis, meningitis, and paraspinal abscess.
Documented complications included infiltration (n = 2), with an incidence of 6%, and thrombophlebitis (n = 1), with an incidence of 3%.
Riordan et al proposed the following three diagnostic criteria on the basis of their examination of many LS cases: (i) history of throat angina in the preceding 4 weeks or compatible clinical findings, (ii) history of metastatic septic emboli, and (iii) evidence of IJV thrombophlebitis or isolation of Fusobacteriumnecrophorum or Fusobacterium species from blood cultures or a normal sterile site.
Lemierre's syndrome is septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein (IJV) occurring secondary to infection in the head and neck region of otherwise healthy young patients.
2,3,6) In a study including 69 cases of septic pelvic thrombophlebitis among nearly 45 000 deliveries, no deaths were observed.
In contrast to our patient, all patients with venous thromboembolism have peripheral thrombophlebitis and edema and erythema.
Septic thrombophlebitis was the most frequent complication (10 patients [12%]), followed by right-sided endocarditis (2 cases [2.
Septic Thrombophlebitis of the Portal Venous System: Clinical and Imaging Findings in Thirty-Three Patients.
An MRI of the orbit, face, and neck demonstrated a right jugular vein thrombophlebitis consistent with Lemierre's Syndrome (Figure 2).