septic thrombosis


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septic thrombosis

An infected blood clot usually found in the heart or the venous sinuses of the brain.
See also: thrombosis
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In view of septic thrombosis, anaerobic cultures were advised but were found to be negative.
Candida septic thrombosis of the great central veins associated with central catheters.
Unfortunately, no controlled trials have been conducted to assess the efficacy of anticoagulation in septic thrombosis, but anecdotal reports in the literature have documented numerous cases in which Lemierre's syndrome and embolic symptoms resolved rapidly only after anticoagulation had been started.