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bulla

 [bul´ah] (pl. bul´lae) (L.)
1. a circumscribed, fluid-containing, elevated lesion of the skin, usually more than 5 mm in diameter. Called also blister and bleb.
2. an anatomical structure with a blisterlike appearance. adj., adj bul´late, bul´lous.

bleb

(blĕb),
1. A large flaccid vesicle.
2. An air-filled lung cyst within or contiguous to the visceral pleura, usually seen radiologically at the lung apex; more likely to develop and to rupture with resulting pneumothorax in taller people. Compare: bulla.

bleb

(bleb) a large flaccid vesicle, usually at least 1 cm. in diameter.

bleb

(blĕb)
n.
1. A small blister or pustule.
2. An air bubble.

bleb′by adj.

bleb

[bleb]
Etymology: ME, blob
an accumulation of fluid under the skin.

bleb

Cell biology
A hemispherical protrusion from a cell’s surface, which may be filled with fluid or supported by a network of microfilaments.

Pulmonology
A saccular subpleural expansion of lung tissue measuring up to 1 cm in greatest dimension (bullae are larger), often located at the apex, which is more common in tall male smokers and may be accompanied by spontaneous pneumothorax.

bleb

(bleb)
1. A large, flaccid vesicle.
2. An acquired lung cyst, usually smaller than 1 cm in diameter, similar to but smaller than a bulla, which is thought to be the most common cause of spontaneous pneumothorax. Blebs occurmainly in the apex of the lung.

bleb

A blister-like collection of fluid, within or under the epidermis of the skin, usually containing serum or blood.

bleb

a minute amount of local anaesthetic solution delivered to the dermoepidermal junction, creating a small area of anaesthetized skin, allowing subsequent painfree delivery of the main injection

bleb

a large flaccid vesicle, usually at least 0.5 inch in diameter.

pulmonary bleb
small pocket of air under the visceral pleura; may be congenital or acquired.

Patient discussion about bleb

Q. What's the best treatment for a blister?

A. use a clean needle and poke a small hole right at the base, between normal skin and the blister. Push the blister down, allow it to drain completely and put a bandaid over it; don't ever rip off blister skin allow it to fall off or reattach naturally.

Q. What are the causes of viral blisters on the skin? For a few months now I've been having these hard viral blisters on my fingers. The only way to get rid of them is with freezed carbon. It does go away with that treatment- after a few weeks but then a new one appears. How can I prevent it from "attacking" again??

A. These viral blisters you are describing are caused by HPV (papilloma virus), and are very hard to get rid of without treatment with freezed carbon. Many of us have the virus but not everyone gets the actual infection. There is not a proved way of preventing from it to happen again after treatment, unfortunately..

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Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Sendromu ile iliskili mortalite ve morbiditeyi viseral organ tutulum belirler.
With a clinical diagnosis of co-existing blue rubber bleb nevus (BRBNS), diagnostic biopsy of the suspected BRBN lesions was taken simultaneously.
Conjunctiva and Tenon's capsule flap is sutured (Figure 2g) and irrigation through the paracentesis is repeated to inflate the bleb (Figure 2h).
The vacuoles in the cytoplasm, rounding-up of cells, apoptotic bodies and bleb formation were seen as characteristic signs of the apoptotic process, while control cells had normal morphology (Figure 4).
Clipping was performed in two of these patients, and the rupture site matched the pulsatile bleb seen in 4D-CTA (4).
INTRODUCCION: El sindrome de blue rubber bleb nevus es una alteracion rara caracterizada por multiples malformaciones venosas cutaneas y en el tracto gastrointestinal.
During the execution phase, the cell membrane begins to bleb, forming vesicles that contain condensed former components of the cell (Hengartner, 2000; Kumar et al.
In the upper workings, minor amounts of chrysocolla were found in a collapsed portion of the sulfide/oxide bleb associated with the 2001 pocket.
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