pylephlebitis py·le·phle·bi·tis (pī'lə-flĭ-bī'tĭs)
Inflammation of the portal vein or any of its branches.
Numerous instances of pylephlebitis following suppurative lesions of the ccum have been reported.
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.
pylephlebitis exists in two forms: the adhesive and suppurative.