Disease Information for Phlegmasia cerulea dolens

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bilateral ankle swelling
Bilateral leg edema/swelling
Bilateral severe leg edema
Capillary Refill Time/CRT Abnormal
Low Blood Pressure
Phlebitis cord popliteal space
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Violaceous/blue swelling leg
Bulla/bullous rash
Vesicobullous rashes
Left Lower Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Lower Abdominal Pain
Calf enlargement/bilateral
Cyanotic foot/leg
Discolored lower extremity/petechiae/ecchymoses/Sign
Edema of Lower Extremities
Edema, lower extremity (leg) , unilateral
Leg/lower extremity pains
Thigh/Leg Swelling Unilateral Severe
Unilateral leg swelling
Foot Pain
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Mucous membrane pallor
Postpartum fever
Typical Clinical Presentation
Presentation/Obstetrics emergency
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Onset/Abrupt/Sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cancer
Patient/Pregnant
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Female
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
Soluble Fibrin Monomers [LAB]
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cellulitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Death/Unanticipated
Edema
Gangrene/foot/lower extremity
Hypotension
Hypovolemia
Hypovolemic shock
Massive pulmonary embolism
Pelvic thrombophlebitis
Phlegmasia cerulea dolens
Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary infarction
Shock
Thromboembolic disease
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Venous insufficiency/leg, chronic
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Lower extremity involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Thrombosis veins lower ext/iliac/femoral
Pathophysiology/Unilateral effects
Process
PROCESS/Arteriosclerosis/vascular/venous (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disorder (category)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Blue phlebitis, cerulea dolens phlegmasia, PHLEBITIS BLUE OF GREGOIRE, Phlegmasia caerula dolens, Phlegmasia caerulea dolens, Phlegmasia cerula dolens, Phlegmasia cerulea dolens, Phlegmasia cerulea dolens (disorder), THROMBOPHLEBITIS CERULEA DOLENS, Synonym/Gregoire blue phlebitis, Synonym/Massive thrombophlebitis syndrome, Synonym/Thrombophlebitis, cerulea dolens, Synonym/Thrombophlebitis, iliofemoral
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anticoagulants
RX/Heparin
Definition

PHLEGMASIA CERULEA DOLENS;Thrombophlebitis, iliofemoral; Thrombophlebitis, cerulea dolens; Phlebitis, blue, of Gregoire; Thrombophlebitis, massive;factors: thrombosis of inferior vena cava, iliac, femoral veins; infection; childbirth; pelvic surgery; possibly changes in clotting mechanism; possibly associated with advanced malignancy; cardiovascular abnormality; cancer; extremity pain, lower; extremity pain; extremity paresthesia, lower; sensory disorder; sudden onset of symptoms; brief duration (6-48 hours); venous thrombosis; extremity edema, lower, unilateral; extremity edema; extremity pulse absence, lower; extremity cyanosis, lower; pulse weakness; cyanosis; skin lesion, hemorrhagic; localized petechiae; skin lesion, ecchymosis; skin abnormality ;hypotension; shock; extremity cyanosis, lower; pulse absence; venous thrombosis; extremity edema, lower, unilateral; Prognosis: serious; condition frequently crippling; possibly embolism, gangrene; Thrombosis of femoral, other veins;

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