septic phlebitis

sep·tic phle·bi·tis

inflammation of a vein due to infection.

sep·tic phle·bi·tis

(sep'tik flĕ-bī'tis)
Inflammation of a vein due to bacterial infection.
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Culturing and antibiotics also are recommended in very young infants with a simple abscess, in patients with associated septic phlebitis, in those whose abscess can't be drained completely, and in patients who haven't responded adequately to I&D alone.