Extracapsular


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Ex`tra`cap´su`lar


a.1.(Anat.) Situated outside of a capsule, esp. outside the capsular ligament of a joint.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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[10] Sonological characters including nodule size, internal content, nodule shape, nodule margin, echogenicity, calcification, extracapsular invasion, vascularity and elastography are assessed to identify suspicious nodules.
Objective: To evaluate the results of the minimally invasive internal fixation method using reverse Less Invasive Stabilisation System locking plate in unstable proximal femur extracapsular fractures.
Information regarding lymph node involvement included total number of lymph nodes recovered, number of lymph nodes showing metastatic deposits and extracapsular involvement.
grafting, keratotomy, keratoplasty, keratorrhaphy, extracapsular surgery, laser therapy, etc.
The 5th edition of the ACR BI-RADS Atlas 2013 (15) provides a systematic outline for MRI evaluation of breast implants with description of implant material and lumen type (saline, silicone, other materials, single-lumen versus multilumen), implant location (retroglandular versus retropectoral), abnormal implant contour (focal bulge), intracapsular silicone findings (radial folds, subcapsular lines, keyhole signs, linguini sign), extracapsular silicone (breast, lymph nodes), water droplets, and peri-implant fluid.
Tumors are poorly circumscribed with an infiltrative border, including extracapsular extension beyond the salivary gland; the neoplastic cells show significant perineural (figure 2) and lymphovascular invasion.
Extracapsular fracture was found in 46.1% patients followed by subcondylar fracture in 9.5% patients and intracapsular condylar frac- tures in 1.2% patients.
Effects of phacoemulsification and extracapsular lens removal on corneal thickness and endothelial cell density in the dog.
All the patients with extracapsular, diaphyseal, or distal femur fractures were then excluded, so that only femur neck fractures were considered.
For years, intracapsular cataract surgery was the procedure of choice5, and less than a decade ago it was considered impractical to perform largescale extracapsular cataract extraction or posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation5.
Unlike typical prostate adenocarcinoma, which is asymptomatic in most cases, obstructive urinary tract signs are the most common symptoms, suggesting rapid growth with extracapsular extension.