Definitions for "Thrombophlebitis"
inflammation of a vein and the formation of a blood clot (thrombus)
a disorder in which inflammation of the wall of a vein is followed by blood clot (thrombus) formation
(n) also known as phlebitis, a disorder involving the formation of a blood clot (or clots) in large veins, usually in the leg or pelvis
Recommendation Vitamin E"...Shute, MD treated with vitamin E resulted in a positive response, with some cases being fully cured..."
Recommendation Vitamin E"Milroy's disease is a rare, incurable disease due to poor development of the lymphatic system, with a consequent chronic pooling of lymph in the legs often with recurring attacks of thrombophlebitis..."