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.
These diagnoses included abscess, bite wound, bronchitis, central nervous system shunt infection, empyema, eye infection, foreign body infection, lymphangitis, mastitis, mastoiditis, mediastinitis, meningitis, necrotizing fasciitis, otitis, peritonitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, pneumonia, prostatitis, pyelonephritis, septic phlebitis, sinusitis, and urinary tract infection.