extravasation


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ex·trav·a·sate

 (ĭk-străv′ə-sāt′)
v. ex·trav·a·sat·ed, ex·trav·a·sat·ing, ex·trav·a·sates
v.tr.
1. Medicine To force the flow of (blood or lymph) from a vessel out into surrounding tissue.
2. Geology To cause (molten lava) to pour forth from a volcanic vent.
v.intr.
1. Medicine To exude from a vessel into surrounding tissue.
2. Geology To erupt.


ex·trav′a·sa′tion n.

extravasation

(ɪkˌstrævəˈseɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) the escape of blood or lymph from their proper vessels into surrounding tissues. Compare intravasation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extravasation - an extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation
liquid - fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
2.extravasation - (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
volcano, vent - a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
activeness, activity, action - the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
3.extravasation - the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
blood extravasation - the leakage of blood from a vessel into tissues surrounding it; can occur in injuries or burns or allergic reactions
urocele - extravasation of urine into the scrotal sac
Translations

extravasation

n extravasación f
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IV infiltration and extravasation fluid leaking into the tissue around an IV site is a key issue as it can result in serious medical complications and even amputation.
Extravasation occurs when an injected medicine escapes from the blood vessels and circulates into surrounding tissues in the body, causing severe damage and serious complications.
The ivWatch Model 400 is an FDA-cleared device that continuously monitors any patient's peripheral IV for the early detection of these infiltration and extravasation events and helps clinicians manage the risk associated with IV therapy.
In cases where minimal early cement extravasation is observed, the initial cement injection can be used to embolize these channels prior to injecting more viscous partially catalyzed PMMA, to help ensure intraosseous injection.
When power injection of contrast during a Computer Tomography (CT) scan goes wrong, extravasation of contrast media occurs.
Routine axial contrast enhanced CT of the chest demonstrated contrast extravasation into the pericardium (Figure 1).
The incidence of rupture within the urinary collecting system with concurrent peripelvic extravasation is not common and is usually caused by a ureteral calculus with significant obstruction [4].
Management of extravasation injuries: a focused evaluation of noncytotoxic medications.
There are two types of mucous cysts, based on the histology of the cyst wall; a mucous extravasation cyst formed by mucous pools surrounded by granulation tissue and mucous retention cyst with an epithelial lining.
INTRODUCTION: The term "ranula" is used to describe a diffuse swelling in the floor of the mouth caused by either a mucous extravasation or, less commonly, a mucous retention cyst derived from the major sublingual or submandibular salivary glands.
2) When extravasation of calcium gluconate occurs, the venipuncture site can rapidly become tender, warm, and swollen, with erythema and whitish papuloplaques; in severe cases, signs of soft tissue necrosis or infection may also be seen.