traumatic thrombosis


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traumatic thrombosis

Etymology: Gk, trauma, wound, thrombos, lump, osis, condition
intravascular coagulation of a vein or other blood vessel after injury or irritation. The condition may develop as an adverse effect of an IV injection that damages the wall of a vein. See also thrombophlebitis.
A blood clot that forms within a vessel—e.g., an axillary vein—of a muscle group which was subjected to strenuous exercise. Effort thrombosis may also occur in thoracic outlet syndrome

traumatic thrombosis

Thrombosis due to a wound or injury of a part.
See also: thrombosis