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.
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thrombophlebitis

(ˌθrɒmbəʊflɪˈbaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a vein associated with the formation of a thrombus
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrombophlebitis - phlebitis in conjunction with the formation of a blood clot (thrombus)
phlebitis - inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)
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Translations

throm·bo·phle·bi·tis

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

n tromboflebitis f
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Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis is a rare complication of puerperal infection.
Because of a history of remote thrombophlebitis and a current use of oral contraceptives, she was suspected to have chronic recurrent pulmonary emboli.
Thrombophlebitis (inflammation and clotting of blood in veins) or deep vein thrombosis (clotting of blood in the deeper veins) may sometimes be associated with varicose veins.
I have done a lot of reading about DVT but I am wondering if there is any link with superficial thrombophlebitis, as I had phlebitis in the same leg five years earlier.
Specific attention is directed to the occurrence of thrombophlebitis, pulmonary embolism, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, coronary attacks, stroke, recurrent infections, and cancer of various organs.
Lemierre's syndrome is a condition caused by primarily anaerobic organisms that induce thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein (IJV) and bacteraemia, following a course of oropharyngeal infection [1].
aureus Pneumonia Week 14 0.46 -- Gastroenteritis Week 19 0.96 -- Thrombophlebitis Week 23 0.96 Pus swab Cellulitis Pseudomonas Week 27 0.95 -- Thrombophlebitis Week 29 4.54 -- -- Week 33 1.08 -- -- Week 45 2.28 -- -- WCC = white cel= blood culture.
[USPRwire, Fri Nov 07 2014] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Thrombophlebitis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Thrombophlebitis clinical trial scenario.
(4) Osteomyelitis is a process of devascularisation of the periosteal and endosteal arterial system of bone secondary to increased intra-osseus pressure, the thrombophlebitis and bone infection itself.
Food allergy has been reported to be an important contributing factor in many inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, thrombophlebitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, multiple sclerosis, aphthous stomatitis, and uveitis.
Almost half of the mothers (47%) experienced two or more complications, with abruptio placentae, postpartum hemorrhage, and blood transfusions each occurring in 18% and septic pelvic thrombophlebitis and pulmonary edema each occurring in 6%.
Complications include ovarian vein thrombophlebitis, which can result in sepsis, thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and renal veins, and can lead to pulmonary embolism (25%) and death (5% of complicated cases, with estimated 18 deaths per million pregnancies).