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phlegmasia alba dolens

[fleg′mā·zhə ′al·bə ′dō·lənz]
(medicine)
A painful swelling of the leg usually seen postpartum, due to femoral vein thrombophlebitis or lymphatic obstruction. Also known as milk leg.
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In 1938, Gregoire made an outstanding description of the condition and used the term "phlegmasia cerulean dolens" to differentiate ischemia--associated massive venous thrombosis from phlegmasia alba dolens, which describes fulminant venous thrombosis without ischemia (1).
(4) (p44) He defined inflammation or phlegmasia as the most frequent and where the seat of the irritation becomes painful, warm, swollen, and red from the increased afflux of blood into its capillary system." (4) (p26) Subinflammation occurred when there was an afflux of the white portions of the blood.
Bu yazida uygun profilaksi ve tedavi yaklasimlarina ragmen Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD) ve venoz gangren gelismis bir vaka sunulacaktir.
CDT is indicated for treatment of acute iliofemoral DVT, multilevel DVT (eg, calf, popliteal and femoral veins) and massive DVT, also known as phlegmasia cerulean doleus.
The term "inflammation" is derived from the Latin literature and the Greek "Phlegmasia".