thrombophlebitis migrans

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inflammation of a vein (phlebitis) associated with formation of a thrombus (thrombosis).
thrombophlebitis mi´grans a recurrent condition involving different vessels simultaneously or at intervals.
postpartum iliofemoral thrombophlebitis thrombophlebitis of the iliofemoral vein following childbirth.
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throm·bo·phle·bi·tis mi·'grans

creeping or slowly advancing thrombophlebitis, appearing in first one vein and then another.
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