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a drain made of several strings of gauze held together by a single layer of gauze.
Mi·ku·licz drain(mē'kū-lich drān)
A drain made of several strings of gauze held together by a single layer of gauze.
A large-scale capillary drain that also serves as a tampon to arrest bleeding. It consists of a tubular piece of iodoform gauze of proper size, placed in a cavity and filled with narrow strips of plain gauze until the necessary degree of compression is secured. This is used if there is parenchymatous oozing.Synonym: Mikulicz tampon
See also: Mikulicz-Radecki, Johann von
Mikulicz,Johannes (Jan) von-Radecki, Polish surgeon in Germany, 1850-1905.
Heineke-Mikulicz pyloroplasty - see under Heineke
Mikulicz aphthae - a severe form of aphthae. Synonym(s): aphthae major
Mikulicz disease - benign swelling of the lacrimal, and usually also of the salivary glands, in consequence of an infiltration of and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.
Mikulicz mask - gauze-covered frame, worn over the nose and mouth while performing surgery.
Mikulicz syndrome - symptoms characteristic of Mikulicz disease occurring as a complication of some other disease, such as lymphoma or leukemia.
Mikulicz-Vladimiroff amputation - an osteoplastic resection of the foot. Synonym(s): Vladimiroff-Mikulicz amputation
Vladimiroff-Mikulicz amputation - Synonym(s): Mikulicz-Vladimiroff amputation