periphlebitis


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periphlebitis

 [per″ĭ-flĕ-bi´tis]
inflammation of the tissues around a vein, or the external coat of a vein.

per·i·phle·bi·tis

(per'i-fle-bī'tis),
Inflammation of the outer coat of a vein or of the tissues surrounding it.
[peri- + G. phleps, vein, + -itis, inflammation]

periphlebitis

/peri·phle·bi·tis/ (per″ĭ-flĕ-bi´tis) inflammation of tissues around a vein, or of the external coat of a vein.

per·i·phle·bi·tis

(per'i-flĕ-bī'tis)
Inflammation of the outer coat of a vein or of the tissues surrounding it.
[peri- + G. phleps, vein, + -itis, inflammation]

periphlebitis

Inflammation of the outer coat of a vein (adventitia) and/or of the surrounding tissues.

periphlebitis

inflammation of the tissues around a vein, or the external coat of a vein.
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Periphlebitis is more common in the active phase of MS, and leakage due to perivenous inflammation may be observed on FFA.
8) Our case used systemic IFN-[beta]-1a for 7 years, and we also observed that retinal periphlebitis and intermediate uveitis findings were under control, visual acuity had been protected for 2 years, and there were no signs of macular edema.
14) Periphlebitis and venous sheathing may be present in sarcoidosis and multiple sclerosis.
Vasoactive and inflammatory mediators cause capillary leakage, which may form the basis for macular edema and breakdown of the aqueous blood barrier, resulting in anterior uveitis and periphlebitis.
Normal or swollen optic Severe optic disc edema disc Normal macula and Optic disc hemorrhage peripheral retina Uveitis or retinal Marked periphlebitis possible Optic Atrophy without h/ o ON or MS Spontaneous improvement Absence of recovery >3 after 2-3 weeks weeks after onset No deterioration after Deterioration withdrawal of steroids Typical and atypical presentations of optic neuritis
The results of fluorescein angiography revealed widespread retinal vasculitis, periphlebitis and a few pale choroidal lesions.
Phakic patients with cystoid macular edema, retinal periphlebitis, and vitreous inflammation.
Venous thrombosis can also occur if the wall is inflamed, as occurs in episodes of periphlebitis.
In fact, this represents an early sign of the condition since retinal periphlebitis (venous inflammation) occurs when the inflammatory mediators increase the vascular permeability and polymorphonuclear leukocyte migration.