periphlebitis


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periphlebitis

[¦per·ə·flə′bīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the tissues around a vein or of the adventitia of a vein.
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Retinal periphlebitis may occur in 5-36% of cases, presenting with exudation and vascular sheathing due to the accumulation of irflammatory cells.
Cystoid macular oedema (CMO) occurs in 25% of cases, (11) and other findings may include neovascularisation involving the peripheral retina or optic disc, periphlebitis and optic disc swelling.
Less common features included exudative retinal detachment, anterior uveitis, periphlebitis, branch retinal vein occlusion, and vitreous hemorrhage.
Retinal periphlebitis as the initial clinical finding in a patient with Hodgkin's disease.
Another possibility is periphlebitis of the retinal blood vessels related to systemic tuberculosis.
Periphlebitis and endovasculitis of retinal vessels.
The presence of periphlebitis, anterior uveitis, and macular edema indicate a hyperpermeable and inflammatory process.
Intracranial dehiscence of otogenic origin leads to chronic erosion and thrombophlebitis or periphlebitis.
Kinyas and Esgin share their management of intermediate uveitis and retinal periphlebitis in a 40-year-old female patient who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 12 years earlier and had been treated with interferon beta-1a for the previous 7 years.