Phlebitis | Health Dictionary

In?ammation of a vein. (See VEINS; VEINS, DISEASES OF.)


Phlebitis | Health Dictionary

Keywords of this word: Phlebitis


PYLEPHLEBITIS

Medical Dictionary

In?ammation of the PORTAL VEIN. A rare but serious disorder, it usually results from the spread of infection within the abdomen – for example, appendicitis. The patient may develop liver abscesses and ASCITES. Treatment is by ANTIBIOTICS and surgery.... Medical Dictionary

THROMBOPHLEBITIS

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In?ammation of the veins combined with clot formation. (See BLOOD CLOT; VEINS, DISEASES OF.)... Medical Dictionary