Septic phlebitis causes pyemia, and the infected clots of pyemia cause phlebitis.
The patient survived twelve days, and then died from pyemia.
pyemia was made to represent that condition when the organisms were localized, but in which the pus was transported by the blood.
Rheumatism may be thought of, with respect to arthritic inflammation caused thereby, as a sort of pyemia.
When abscess occurs in the cord the matter may escape into the scrotal sac and cavity of the abdomen and pyemia may follow.
In pyemia, in addition to these lesions, abscesses are formed in the various organs throughout the body.
pyemia py·e·mi·a (pī-ē'mē-ə)
Septicemia caused by pyogenic microorganisms in the blood, often resulting in the formation of multiple abscesses. Also called pyohemia.