Septic thrombophlebitis

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Septic thrombophlebitis is a cutaneous condition that results in tender, swollen extremities with or without erythema.[1]

Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis can be a puerperal complication.[2]

Treatment may involve heparin.[3]

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  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 1380, 1383. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ Garcia J, Aboujaoude R, Apuzzio J, Alvarez JR (2006). "Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis: diagnosis and management". Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2006: 15614. doi:10.1155/IDOG/2006/15614. PMC 1581461. PMID 17485796. 
  3. ^ "Thrombophlebitis, Septic: eMedicine Emergency Medicine". Retrieved 2010-03-28.