phlegmasia cerulea dolens

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phlegmasia ce·​ru·​lea dolens | \ -sə-ˈrü-lē-ə- How to pronounce phlegmasia cerulea dolens (audio) \

Medical Definition of phlegmasia cerulea dolens

: severe thrombophlebitis with extreme pain, edema, cyanosis, and possible ischemic necrosis

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“Phlegmasia cerulea dolens.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phlegmasia%20cerulea%20dolens. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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