Definition of Phlegmasia alba dolens

1. Noun. Painful thrombosis of the femoral vein in the leg following childbirth.

Exact synonyms: Milk Leg, White Leg
Generic synonyms: Thrombosis



Medical Definition of Phlegmasia alba dolens

1. An extreme edematous swelling of the leg following childbirth, due to thrombosis of the iliofemoral veins. Synonym: leukophlegmasia dolens, milk leg, puerperal phlebitis, thrombotic phlegmasia, white leg. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Phlegmasia alba dolens

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The point in controversy is that some cases of phlegmasia alba dolens run their ... Since phlegmasia alba dolens is due to an infection, it would be only ..."

2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1887)
"Case of phlegmasia alba dolens. PROFESSOR BENNETT submitted a specimen of ... When admitted she had phlegmasia alba dolens in the whole of the left leg, ..."

3. Lectures on fever: Delivered in the Theatre of the Meath Hospital and County by William Stokes (1876)
"... general development of tubercle; and the other, that form of disease to which the name of PHLEGMASIA DOLENS, or phlegmasia alba dolens, has been given. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1910)
"phlegmasia alba dolens IN CONNECTION WITH OVARIAN TUMOR. BY WILLIAM AB SELLMAN, MD, Baltimore. (With three illustrations.) I WAS called to see Mrs. H., ..."

5. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"... phlegmasia alba dolens. Belladonna, and Mercury, equal parts, as ointment, often of much benefit (Wa). Hamamelis, has specific action on the venous ..."

6. Clinical lectures on the diseases of women and children by Gunning S. Bedford (1864)
"Phlegmasia Alba dolens in a married Woman, aged twenty-two Years.—Involuntary and Constant Spasmodic Movements of the Limbs in an Infant ..."

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