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 (lŏk′yə-lər) also loc·u·late (-lāt′, -lĭt) or loc·u·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
Having, formed of, or divided into small cavities or compartments.

[Latin loculus, diminutive of locus, place + -ar.]

loc′u·la′tion n.


(Medicine) another word for locular


a. locular, rel. a un lóculo.
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Imaging appearance of EP consists of either parenchymal destruction with absence of fluid or presence of streaky or mottled gas or it contains either renal or perirenal fluid and bubbly or loculated gas or collecting system gas.
The diagnosis of tuberculous empyema is suspected on computed tomography imaging by finding a thick calcified pleura and thickening surrounding loculated pleural fluid.
On ultrasound imaging, retroperitoneal lymphangioma may appear as a multi loculated hypoechoic or anechoic fluid filled mass with internal septations.
It also showed a loculated, irregularly marginated collection in relation to the pubic symphysis extending anteriorly and posteroinferiorly communicating along the tract between the two pubic rami.
A biliary leak from the cystic duct stump with loculated collection was encountered in another patient who was managed conservatively.
Ultrasound guidance may be required in case of loculated effusion.
Adhesions may obscure organ interfaces causing atypical radiologic findings such as obliteration of peritoneal space, loculated fluid collection, and attraction and distortion of adjacent organs.
US-based clinical stage pharmaceutical company Lung Therapeutics, Inc has enrolled the first patient in a Phase I a/b clinical trial for LTI-01, designed to treat loculated pleural effusions, the company said.
Ampicillin/sulbactam was replaced by teicoplanin after 9 days of treatment due to the incomplete resolution of pneumonic consolidation and the presence of minimal loculated fluid in the left pleural cavity seen on chest X-ray and pleural USG.
Unilocular, multilocular, or multiple well-circumscribed radiolucent lesions surrounded by a thin radiopaque border with a smooth or loculated periphery are the typical radiographic features of KCOTs (11).
In 10 patients ultrasound-guided percutaneous drainage was used for loculated bile collections with resolution of the bile leak in six patients.