Mikulicz-Radecki, Johann von(redirected from Mikulicz tampon)
Mikulicz-Radecki, Johann von(me-koo'lich-ra-det'ske)
Polish-born Ger. surgeon, 1850–1905.
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
A gauze-covered frame worn over the nose and mouth during an operation.
A folded gauze pad for packing of the viscera in abdominal operations and as a sponge in general.
Chronic infiltration with lymphocytes and painless enlargement of lacrimal and salivary glands.