- Inflammation of the portal vein or any of its branches.
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Examples from the Web for pylephlebitis
Three-fourths of the cases of pylephlebitis are free from jaundice.
Pylephlebitis is among the most important of the complications directly referable to the ulcer.
Numerous instances of pylephlebitis following suppurative lesions of the ccum have been reported.
Pylephlebitis exists in two forms: the adhesive and suppurative.