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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Histologically the mucocele is divided into two categories, mucous extravasation mucocele and mucous retention mucocele.
Embolization was performed in the LE group if extravasation or a pseudoaneurysm was detected.
Anthracycline extravasation occurs when there is accidental leaking of the intravenously-administered medication into the surrounding tissues.
However, in the literature, spontaneous non-traumatic urinary collecting system ruptures with perinephric fluid extravasation without distal obstructive causes have been reported (1,2).
A computed tomography scan showed extravasation of the right ureter.
The doctor who carried out the post-mortem said that death was a result of extravasation of blood on the brain caused by external violence.
Renal tissue samples were analysed blindly, by a histologist working in the Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty Histology Department, under a light microscope with regard to the structural changes of proximal tubuli (tubular atrophy, tubular brush border loss, tubular dilatation, cast formation, vacuolization), mononuclear cell (MNL) infiltration, erythrocyte extravasation and structural changes of interstitial space.
This demonstrated a giant pseudoaneurysm measuring 10 cm x 4.8 cm within the gastroduodenal artery distribution with associated active extravasation secondary to pancreatitis.
Care was taken to maintain low intra-articular pressure to avoid fluid leakage which may lead to intraabdominal fluid extravasation. The femoral head and acetabular cartilage adjacent to the bullet did not appear to be traumatized but the bullet was found firmly embedded in the acetabulum.
Contrast-enhanced computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrated multiple right-sided pelvic fractures with an associated intrapelvic hematoma and active contrast extravasation, compatible with hemorrhage secondary to traumatic lacerations (Figure 1a).
Rupture of the urinary tract, associated with urine extravasation into the perirenal or retroperitoneal spaces is a rare condition, usually associated with the obstruction of the urinary system.