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Cellulitis of Leg: An Unusual Case of Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

Amit Ilamkar

Abstract: Phlegmasia cerulea dolens ( painful blue edema) is an uncommon severe form of deep venous thrombosis which results from extensive thrombotic occlusion (blockage by a thrombus) of the major and the collateral veins of an extremity. We presented here a case of cerulea dolens in 23 years female who is ANC of 8 months came with swelling and tenderness in lower limb. Patient is managed conservatively with injectables and anti thrombotic agents.

Keywords: deep venous thrombosis, venous embolism

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Surgical

Pages: 1881 - 1883

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

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Amit Ilamkar, "Cellulitis of Leg: An Unusual Case of Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019, 1881 - 1883

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