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Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (literally: painful blue edema) is an uncommon severe form of deep venous thrombosis which results from extensive thrombotic. Phlegmasia alba dolens is part of a spectrum of diseases related to deep vein thrombosis. Historically, it was commonly seen during pregnancy and in mothers . The diagnosis of phlegmasia cerulea dolens was made. Systemic and local tissue-plasminogen activator infusion and AngioJetĀ® thrombectomy (AngioJetĀ®.

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Back Links pages that link to this page. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. This ceerulea with questionable factual accuracy needs more medical references for verification or relies too heavily on primary sources. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Left lower extremity venous ultrasound image from same patient demonstrating left common femoral vein without compression left panel, arrow and with noncompressible clot right panel, arrow.

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On day 3, the patient developed shortness of breath and painful swelling of both lower extremities with bluish discoloration of the skin Fig. Phlegmatia coerulea dolensPhlegmatia fleymasia dolens.

Phlegmasia alba dolens also colloquially known as milk leg or white leg is part of a spectrum of diseases related to deep vein thrombosis.

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Cerulsa Center Support Center. This condition is also called milk leg or white leg. Infobox medical condition new All stub articles. Retrieved January 16, Open in a separate window. Vasc Endovascular Surg ;39 5: Foot gangrene may also occur.

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Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. He had a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and atrial fibrillation and was on chronic warfarin therapy. Intervention is usually required in order to prevent gangrene.

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Later, he developed blisters on his feet and dark blue mottled patches on the soles of both feet Fig. Search other sites for ‘Phlegmasia’.

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The New England Journal of Medicine. This article about a disorder arising in the perinatal period is a stub. Concepts Disease or Syndrome T SnomedCTEnglish Milk-leg, non puerperalnonpuerperal; milk legphlegmasia; alba dolens, nonpuerperalalba dolens; phlegmasia, nonpuerperal Dutch alba dolens; phlegmasia, niet-puerperaalniet-puerperaal; kraambeenphlegmasia; alba dolens, niet-puerperaal.

Phlegmasia cerulea dolens C This phenomenon was discovered by Jonathan Townea vascular surgeon in Milwaukeewho was also the first to report the “white clot syndrome” now called heparin induced thrombocytopenia [HIT].

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Mahomed A, Williams D. Phlegmasia caerulea dolens and venous gangrene. Please review our privacy policy.