postphlebitic syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of postphlebitic syndrome

: chronic venous insufficiency with associated pathological manifestations (as pain, edema, stasis dermatitis, varicose veins, and ulceration) following thrombophlebitis of the deep veins of the leg

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“Postphlebitic syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/postphlebitic%20syndrome. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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