phlebosclerosis


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Related to phlebosclerosis: venose, phlebectasia

phleb·o·scle·ro·sis

 (flĕb′ō-sklə-rō′sĭs)
n.
The thickening or hardening of the walls of veins.

phlebosclerosis

(ˌflɛbəʊsklɪˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol hardening and loss of elasticity of the veins. Also called: venosclerosis
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Thus, this patient was diagnosed as having idiopathic mesenteric phlebosclerosis (IMP).
Since cirrhosis was also accompanied by 'phlebosclerosis' of some of the tributaries of the hepatic vein, the causative role of some exogenous 'plant toxins' was invoked and a new term 'Sub-acute toxic cirrhosis' was introduced (4).
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