noun, Pathology.
a painful swelling of the leg soon after childbirth, due to thrombosis of the large veins.
inflammation and thrombosis of the femoral vein following childbirth, characterized by painful swelling of the leg Also called white leg Technical name phlegmasia alba dolens

milk leg n.
A painful swelling of the leg occurring in women after childbirth as a result of clotting and inflammation of the femoral veins. Also called phlegmasia alba dolens.


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