pseudomembrane


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pseudomembrane

(ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɛmbreɪn)
n
(Medicine) a tough outer layer found on the surface of the mucous membrane or skin
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The pseudomembrane was debrided and sent for culture, and the patient was prescribed oral amoxicillin clavulanate and moxifloxacin eye drops, with topical loteprednol and cyclosporine to decrease the robust inflammatory response.
Caption: Figure 1--Localized areas of slightly firm (meaty) pneumonia; B: Fibrinonecrotic enteritis with pseudomembrane on intestinal mucosa of a calf infected with S.
GII was characterized by a yellowish or light turbid CSF, a small amount of debris, pseudomembrane, and pus, a whitish or yellowish choroid plexus, identifiable anatomical landmarks, and a thickened third ventricular floor [Figure 1]e, [Figure 1]f, [Figure 1]g, [Figure 1]h.
The commonest type of oral candidiasis encountered was acute pseudomembranous candidiasis (Thrush), characterised clinically by a sharply defined patch of creamy, crumbly, curd-like white pseudomembrane which when removed leaves an underlying erythematous base.
Bronchoscopic observation revealed obstruction of the right main bronchus with massive white and yellowish exudate (pseudomembrane).
They can be described as erythema, erosions covered with a pseudomembrane, ulcers, and at times intact vesicles or bullae (7).
During surgery, we discovered a voluminous pseudocyst containing milky fluid and encapsulated by a pseudomembrane. Eight deep-tissue samples were sent for histopathological assessment and bacteriological testing.
Caption: Figure 1: (a, b) Patchy areas of necrosis and pseudomembrane on the omentum.
[15] reported a juvenile case of pseudomembranous conjunctivitis accompanied with corneal ulcer (stage IV) and corneal epithelial defects, which eventually disappeared after pseudomembrane excision.
Rupture of the blisters leaves painful, irregular, wide-spread superficial ulcers, and the erythematous denuded tissue is covered with a fibrinous pseudomembrane. The buccal mucosa, palate, and the gingiva are the most frequently affected oral sites.
Lapa-roscopy revealed multiple lesions, such as disseminated milier granulomas and pseudomembrane, on the peritoneum and serosal surface of the bowel, all genital organs, and abdominal wall (Figure 3).
The surface of the lesion was covered by yellowish-white pseudomembrane. The borders were indurated and the lesion was firm and tender on palpation.