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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Trousseau, Phlegmasia Alba Dolens: Clinique Medicale de l-Hotel-Dieude Paris, New Sydenham Society, London, UK, 1865.
Less frequent manifestations of venous thrombosis include phlegmasia alba dolens, phlegmasia cerulean dolens (PCD), and venous gangrene.