phlegmasia


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phlegmasia

(flɛɡˈmeɪzɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a condition characterized by swelling, pain, and redness
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Severe sequelae threatening life and limb are rare and include phlegmasia cerulea dolens and renal vein thrombosis.
Trousseau, "Phlegmasia alba dolens," Clinique Medicale de l'Hotel-Dieu de Paris.
Donati, "Cancer and thrombosis: from phlegmasia alba dolens to transgenic mice," Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol.
Economy-class syndrome presenting as phlegmasia caerulea dolens.
According to Armand Trousseau, "if the diagnosis of a suspected carcinoma of an internal organ could not be verified, spontaneous appearance of thrombophlebitis afforded necessary proof for diagnosis" and described "phlegmasia alba dolens" as a presenting symptom of occult cancer.