phlegmasia alba dolens


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Related to phlegmasia alba dolens: Varicose veins, phlegmasia cerulea dolens
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Noun1.phlegmasia alba dolens - painful thrombosis of the femoral vein in the leg following childbirthphlegmasia alba dolens - painful thrombosis of the femoral vein in the leg following childbirth
thrombosis - the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel
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Less frequent manifestations of venous thrombosis include phlegmasia alba dolens, phlegmasia cerulean dolens (PCD), and venous gangrene.
In 1938, Gregoire made an outstanding description of the condition and used the term "phlegmasia cerulean dolens" to differentiate ischemia--associated massive venous thrombosis from phlegmasia alba dolens, which describes fulminant venous thrombosis without ischemia (1).