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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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.
Ocular sarcoid may be acute or chronic, with iridocyclitis, vitreous changes, periphlebitis, and retinal and choroidal granulomata affecting the majority of ocular tissue.
The results of fluorescein angiography revealed widespread retinal vasculitis, periphlebitis and a few pale choroidal lesions.
Venous thrombosis can also occur if the wall is inflamed, as occurs in episodes of periphlebitis.