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phlebitis affecting the large subcutaneous veins normally crossing the lateral chest wall and breast from the epigastric or hypochondriac region to the axilla.
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Mondor's diseaseThrombophlebitis of the antero-lateral thoraco-abdominal wall. The condition is three times as common in women as in men and may affect the breast. It presents as a linear, cord-like lesion and is usually benign and self-limiting.
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