phlegmasia alba dolens


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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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