Descriptor English: Phlebitis
Descriptor Spanish: Flebitis
Descriptor flebitis
Entry term(s) periflebitis
Scope note: Inflamación de una vena, frecuentemente de las piernas. La flebitis asociada a un coágulo de sangre se denomina TROMBOFLEBITIS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Flebite
Descriptor French: Phlébite
Entry term(s): Periphlebitides
Tree number(s): C14.907.617.718
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Inflammation of a vein, often a vein in the leg. Phlebitis associated with a blood clot is called (THROMBOPHLEBITIS).
Annotation: do not coordinate with LEG; THROMBOPHLEBITIS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: PERIPHLEBITIS was heading 1963-83
Online Note: use PHLEBITIS to search PERIPHLEBITIS 1966-83
History Note: PERIPHLEBITIS was heading 1963-83
DeCS ID: 10883
Unique ID: D010689
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Phlebitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0016608
Scope note Inflammation of a vein, often a vein in the leg. Phlebitis associated with a blood clot is called (THROMBOPHLEBITIS).
Preferred term Phlebitis
Entry term(s) Phlebitides
Periphlebitis - Narrower
Concept UI M0016607
Scope note Periphlebitis is inflammation of the outer coat of a vein or of tissues surrounding the vein.
Preferred term Periphlebitis
Entry term(s) Periphlebitides

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