serous fluid


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serous fluid

n.
Any of various body fluids resembling serum, especially lymph.

serous fluid

n
(Physiology) a thin watery fluid found in many body cavities, esp those lined with serous membrane
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Histologic examination showed a subepidermal unilocular blister with serous fluid containing predominately eosinophils and lymphocytes.
Cut section of cyst contained clear to yellowish serous fluid with varying diameter.
Opening of the right ovary revealed a multilocular cyst containing about 800 mL of blood-tinged serous fluid.
1,2 It is characterized by the development of neurosensory retinal detachment from retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) mainly underneath macula with accumulation of sub retinal serous fluid secondary to a single, multifocal or diffuse area of leakage in RPE.
The histological exam revealed smooth cystic walls, serous fluid and no vegetation inside.
These patients may have severe hypertensive retinopathy findings such as retinal hemorrhage, subretinal serous fluid accumulation, papilledema, and Elschnig spots.
The pericardium typically contains less than 50 mL of normal serous fluid, most of which resides in various pericardial recesses and the oblique and transverse pericardial sinuses which are formed by reflections of the serous pericardial layer.
The fluid may be blood, lipids, or serous fluid from disease processes such as Coat's disease, central serous retinopathy, choroidal tumours, optic pits, and uveal effusion syndrome.
Negative findings included minimal amounts of serous fluid with no other new findings in the abdomen.
Using a parallel process with urinalysis, automated microscopy enables analysis of eight different types of body fluids: CSF, synovial, pleural, peritoneal, peritoneal dialysate, peritoneal lavage, pericardial, and general serous fluid.
Fine-needle aspiration yielded thin, clear serous fluid containing acellular eosinophilic proteinaceous debris (Figure 1, B).