Coach Class Syndrome | definition of Coach Class Syndrome by Medical dictionary
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economy class syndrome
lower limb thrombosis or thromboembolism caused by restricted movement and cramped space associated with coach class airplane seats.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012Deep vein thrombosis formed in the lower leg after prolonged immobility—e.g., in the cramped economy class seats on long flights
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Sometimes called "coach class syndrome
," deep vein thrombosis is believed to kill more than 100 air passengers a year.