Phlegmasia cerulea dolens is a rare form of deep vein thrombosis. A patient with recurrent episodes of such thrombosis caused by protein C deficiency who developed phlegmasia cerulea dolens is reported. Limb perfusion with urokinase successfully restored venous outflow after unsuccessful attempts at thrombectomy.
- isolated limb perfusion
- phlegmasia cerulea dolens
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine