phlegmon


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phlegmon

(ˈflɛɡmən)
n
(Pathology) pathol a swollen, red, and painful mass affecting bodily tissue that may progress to abscess
Translations

phleg·mon

n. flemón, infl. del tejido celular.

phlegmon

n flemón m
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While computerized tomography (CT) is highly accurate in detecting appendicitis, the presence of five key signs of perforation (abscess, phlegmon, extraluminal air, appendicolith, and focal defects in the appendiceal wall) can vary between patients.
Odontogenic phlegmon of the mouth floor--Ludwig's angina (phlegmonae fundi cavi oris seu angina Ludovici)--is a rare, life-threatening, local complication in most cases of odontogenic inflammation.
Patient with Phlegmon, Mass, Peri-Appendicular Abscess, Diffuse Peritonitis, Age <18, Pregnancy.
This could represent a phlegmon, which consists of matted loops of bowel adherent to the adjacent inflamed appendix or a periappendiceal abscess.
However, the inflammation in acute appendicitis may sometimes be enclosed by the patient's own defense mechanisms, the formation of an inflammatory phlegmon, or a circumscribed abscess.
Sudakoff, "Ultrasonography and color Doppler imaging of a scrotal phlegmon in an acute necrotizing pancreatitis," Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, vol.
Whenever phlegmon and inflammation of the inguinal tissues are present, the sensibility and specificity of ultrasonographic examination and fine needle aspiration of inguinal lymph nodes are reduced [1].
However, at outbreak week 5, certain states, including Michigan, began reporting cases of localized spinal and paraspinal infections, including epidural abscesses, phlegmon, arachnoiditis, discitis, or vertebral osteomyelitis.
Case-patient 4, a 64-year-old woman, sought medical care on December 9 for an ulcerovegetative lesion on the third finger of her left hand; the lesion was on the internal face of the interphalangeal joint, and phlegmon and cellulitis were present.
However, differentiating certain soft tissue infections in diabetic foot like cellulitis, phlegmon and abscess may be difficult.
A follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed improvement but persistence of pelvic phlegmon.
We took biopsy from lymph node in 31 patients, gut specimen was taken in 14, peritoneal biopsy in 13 patients and 2 had omental phlegmon biopsy.