phlebothrombosis


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phlebothrombosis

[¦fle·bō·thräm′bō·səs]
(medicine)
A venous thrombus not associated with inflammation of the vein.
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When it occurs in the superficial veins, it is known as thrombophlebitis and it is termed as phlebothrombosis when it occurs within the deep venous system.
Although present at birth, they are occasionally not evident until later in life because of a very slow flow with gradual venous dilation.1 Phlebothrombosis is common and leads to distension, firmness and frequently pain in the affected soft tissues.
It covers general concepts in wound healing, physical and chemical injuries, surgical infections, soft tissue and bone injuries, fractures, phlebothrombosis and embolism, complications of fracture healing and treatment, and joint injuries, and specific cranial, spinal, thoracic, pelvic, abdominal, and lower and upper extremity injuries, as well as multiple trauma and first aid.