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Phlebitis

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

A deep venous thrombosis or phlebitis is an accident that could have a serious complication: pulmonary embolism. These 2 diseases together are called venous thromboembolic disease.

What is DVT?
This obstruction of a deep vein by a blood clot or thrombus.

Phlebitis

His training is not a coincidence but a consequence of the 3 following phenomena:

  • Alteration of the vein wall,
  • Stagnation of blood in the vessels (or venous stasis),
  • Abnormal coagulation system of the body.

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