OTHER WORDS FROM phlebitisphle·bit·ic [fluh-bit-ik], /fləˈbɪt ɪk/, adjectivepost·phle·bit·ic, adjective
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The most common cause of venous thrombosis, however, is inflammation of the wall of the vein—phlebitis.
The infective form usually begins as a peri-phlebitis arising in connection with some focus of infection in the adjacent tissues.
Like other pyogenic infections, it may terminate in pyæmia, as a result of septic phlebitis in the marrow.
Phlebitis, or inflammation of a vein, may be plastic or purulent in nature.
The clot of suppurative phlebitis cannot be absorbed and cannot organize.