oligaemia


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oligaemia

(ˌɒlɪˈɡiːmɪə) or

oligemia

n
(Medicine) med a reduction in the volume of the blood, as occurs after haemorrhage
ˌoliˈgaemic, ˌoliˈgemic adj
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Three of the perfusion mismatch areas were overestimated which are attributed to benign oligaemia.
The chest radiograph is usually normal but may show features such as plate atelectasis, wedge-shaped peripheral opacities (the classic Hampton's hump occurs over the diaphragm), focal oligaemia (Westermark's sign), or enlargement of the pulmonary vessels (Palla's sign is an enlarged right descending pulmonary artery).
oligaemia or plethora) and determining whether the patient is clinically cyanosed or not.