How to use Effusion in a sentence
A large effusion of the knee will be obvious.
After a short stay in the capital he pressed forward to stop the effusion of blood in Venezuela, where matters had gone much farther than he could have contemplated.
A chest radiograph revealed left sided pleural effusion with mediastinal emphysema.
The basalts are submarine flows which formed the basis of the land upon which grew the vegetation which gave rise to the coals; the effusion of dolerite which covered up the Coal formation was subaerial.
Elbow trauma XR Indicated [B] To show effusion.Advertisement
You can also treat pleural effusion by operating to remove the pleura (a pleurectomy ). This is called a pleurectomy.
In cases of acute onset pericardial effusion where the volume of effusion is small this may not be readily appreciable.
A hard-fought battle ensued, in which there was great effusion of blood on both sides, vast numbers being slain with brutal rage.
Can be difficult to differentiate pleural empyema from pleural effusion in the absence of a positive Gram stain or bacterial culture.
However, the lack of active extension combined with effusion, palpable deficiency in the patellar mechanism, and patella Alta is diagnostic.Advertisement
Chest X-ray films and computed tomographic scans disclosed left pleural effusion and diffuse pleural thickening.
Some patients have rather generalized joint line tenderness, palpable synovitis or an effusion.
The surgical procedure for the treatment of an open wound is - (r) arrest of haemorrhage; (2) cleansing of the wound and removal of any foreign bodies; (3) careful apposition of its edges and surfaces - the edges being best brought in contact by sutures of aseptic silk or catgut, the surfaces by carefully applied pressure; (4) free drainage, if necessary, to prevent accumulation either of blood or serous effusion; (5) avoidance of sepsis; (6) perfect rest of the part.
He subsequently examined the passage of gases through septa or partitions of indiarubber, unglazed earthenware and plates of metals such as palladium, and proved that gases pass through these septa neither by diffusion nor effusion nor by transpiration, but in virtue of a selective absorption which the septa appear to exert on the gases in contact with them.
Cephalohematoma-A benign swelling of the scalp in a newborn due to an effusion of blood beneath the connective tissue that surrounds the skull, often resulting from birth trauma.Advertisement
Effusion is the collection of fluid that escapes from blood vessels or the lymphatic system.
In this case, the effusion collects in the child's middle ear.
Initially, acute inflammation of the middle ear with effusion is treated with one or two courses of antibiotic drugs.
Myringotomy with or without the insertion of ear tubes is not recommended as the initial treatment for otherwise healthy children with middle ear inflammation with effusion.
In about 10 percent of children, the ear effusion lasts for three months or longer; at that point the condition is considered chronic.Advertisement
If the effusion lasts for four to six months, myringotomy with insertion of ear tubes may be recommended.
Although doctors in the past sometimes removed the child's tonsils or adenoids to treat recurrent otitis media with effusion, this practice is not recommended as of the early 2000s.
Chronic secretory otitis media, also called otitis media with effusion or suppurative otitis media, is the most common cause of temporary hearing impairment in children under eight.
This fluid contains many eosinophils and can infiltrate the membrane of the lungs (pleural effusion).
In the second type, called otitis media with effusion (fluid), or OME, fluid and mucus remain trapped within the ear after the infection is over, making it more difficult for the ear to fight off new infections.Advertisement
Otitis media with effusion may develop within weeks of an acute episode of middle ear infection, but in many cases the cause is unknown.
Otitis media with effusion (OME) is the presence of middle ear fluid for six weeks or longer after the initial episode of acute otitis media.
Otitis media with effusion can be more difficult to detect, since it is not painful and the child usually does not appear ill.
Most cases of otitis media with effusion get better within three months without any treatment.
Marillier sacrifice was, at its origin, essentially a magical rite - the liberation by the effusion of a victim's blood of a magical force which was to bend the gods to the will of man; from this arose, under the influence of cult of the dead, the gift theory of sacrifice.
The quantity of proteid matter in a purely dropsical effusion never amounts to that of an inflammatory exudation (Lassar).
Being now at the head of the most numerous and best appointed army the republicans had yet assembled, he gained important advantages over the Spaniards under Morillo, and on the 25th of November 18 20 concluded at Truxillo an armistice of six months, probably in the hope that the Spaniards would come to terms, and that the further effusion of blood might be spared.
But Smith took no notice of this effusion.
He was in atrial fibrillation and had a right pleural effusion and ascites.
Exposure to asbestos can also cause a benign pleural effusion.
There may be fluid in the joint called an effusion.
It turns in part, but in part only, upon the laws regulating the effusion of lymph, and physiologists are by no means at one in their conclusions on this subject.
Myringotomy with insertion of ear tubes becomes an option when medical treatment does not stop the effusion after three months in a child who is one to three years old, is otherwise healthy, and has hearing loss in both ears.
The acetate and the citrate are valuable mild diuretics in Bright's disease and in feverish conditions, and by increasing the amount of urine diminish the pathological fluids in pleuritic effusion, ascites, &c. In tubal nephritis they aid the excretion of fatty casts.
Cromwell, who was as a rule especially scrupulous in protecting non-combatants from violence, justified his severity in this case by the cruelties perpetrated by the Irish in the rebellion of 1641, and as being necessary on military and political grounds in that it "would tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future, which were the satisfactory grounds of such actions which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret."