"Postphlebitic Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Postphlebitic Syndrome
- Postphlebitic Syndromes
- Syndrome, Postphlebitic
- Syndromes, Postphlebitic
- Postphlebitic Disease
- Disease, Postphlebitic
- Diseases, Postphlebitic
- Postphlebitic Diseases
- Postphlebitic Ulcer
- Postphlebitic Ulcers
- Ulcer, Postphlebitic
- Ulcers, Postphlebitic
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