creeping thrombosis

thrombosis gradually involving one portion of a vein after another. See also propagating t.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • thrombosis — Formation or presence of a thrombus; clotting within a blood vessel which may cause infarction of tissues supplied by the vessel. [G. t., a clotting, fr. thrombos, clot] atrophic t. t. due to feebleness of the circulation, as in marasmus. SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • propagating thrombosis — progressive clot formation upon an occlusive thrombus, producing an elongated mass sometimes extending into other blood vessels. See also creeping t …   Medical dictionary

  • thrombus — A clot in the cardiovascular systems formed during life from constituents of blood; it may be occlusive or attached to the vessel or heart wall without obstructing the lumen (mural t.). [L. fr. G. thrombos, a clot] …   Medical dictionary

  • List of cutaneous conditions — This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. See also: Cutaneous conditions, Category:Cutaneous conditions, and ICD 10… …   Wikipedia

  • disease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condition of ill health Nouns 1. disease, illness, sickness, ailment, ailing; morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition; complaint, disorder, malady; functional disorder. 2. condition, affliction,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Thrombophlebitis — Inflammation of a vein that occurs when a blood clot forms. * * * Venous inflammation with thrombus formation. [thrombo + G. phleps, vein, + itis, inflammation] t. migrans creeping or slowly advancing t., appearing in first one vein and then… …   Medical dictionary

  • List of diseases (C) — A list of diseases in the English wikipedia.C* C syndrome * C1 esterase deficiency (angioedema)CaCac Cal* Cacchi Ricci disease * CACH syndrome * Cafe au lait spots syndrome * Caffey disease * CAHMR syndrome * Calcinosis cutis (see also CREST… …   Wikipedia

  • Dermatitis — Inflammation of the skin, either due to direct contact with an irritating substance, or to an allergic reaction. Symptoms of dermatitis include redness, itching, and in some cases blistering. There are two types of dermatitis: eczematous (eczema) …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.