My poor Gurard, who had helped me to tend my sister, was in bed ill with phlebitis.
phlebitis, or inflammation of a vein, may be plastic or purulent in nature.
With the onset of the phlebitis the discharge from the ear stops; there is severe pain in the ear and violent headache.
In phlebitis the latter are found in the endothelium and in the sheaths of the veins.
In some cases of phlebitis there may be pus deposited between the coats of these veins.
Operative interference is seldom feasible in phlebitis of the superior sagittal (longitudinal) or cavernous sinuses.
A few cases of phlebitis have been reported as occasioned by its use.
phlebitis Uterina and Para-uterina, with formation of thrombi, embolism, and pymia.
Therefore, this disease was variously designated under the name of phlebitis, pyohmia, or purulent infection.
If the phlebitis is accompanied by other intra-cranial infections, these are, of course, treated at the same time.
phlebitis phle·bi·tis (flĭ-bī'tĭs)
Inflammation of a vein.