phlegmasia cerulea dolens
phlegmasia ce·ru·lea dolens -sə-'rü-lē-ə- n severe thrombophlebitis with extreme pain, edema, cyanosis, and possible ischemic necrosis

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an acute fulminating form of deep venous thrombosis, with reactive arterial spasm and pronounced edema of the extremity and severe cyanosis, purpuric areas, and petechiae; called also blue phlebitis.

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