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Disease Postphlebitic Syndrome

Name Postphlebitic Syndrome
Synonyms Disease, Postphlebitic | Diseases, Postphlebitic | Postphlebitic Disease | Postphlebitic Diseases | Postphlebitic Syndromes | Postphlebitic Ulcer | Postphlebitic Ulcers | Syndrome, Postphlebitic | Syndromes, Postphlebitic | Ulcer, Postphlebitic | Ulcers, Postphlebitic
Definition A condition characterized by a chronically swollen limb, often a leg with stasis dermatitis and ulcerations. This syndrome can appear soon after phlebitis or years later. Postphlebitic syndrome is the result of damaged or incompetent venous valves in the limbs. Distended, tortuous VARICOSE VEINS are usually present. Leg pain may occur after long period of standing.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D011186
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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Phlebitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Postphlebitic Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Venous Insufficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Postphlebitic Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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