cicatrization


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cicatrization

 [sik″ah-trĭ-za´shun]
scarring; the formation of a cicatrix (scar).

cic·a·tri·za·tion

(sik'ă-tri-zā'shŭn),
1. The process of scar formation.
2. The healing of a wound otherwise than by first intention.

cicatrization

/cic·a·tri·za·tion/ (sik″ah-trĭ-za´shun) the formation of a cicatrix or scar.

cic·a·tri·za·tion

(sik'ă-trī-zā'shŭn)
1. The process of scar formation.
2. The healing of a wound otherwise than by first intention.

cicatrization

Formation of a scar.

cicatrization

wound healing by infilling with fibrous, avascular, contracted tissue, with loss of normal tissue tensile strength

cic·a·tri·za·tion

(sik'ă-trī-zā'shŭn)
1. The process of scar formation.
2. The healing of a wound otherwise than by first intention.

cicatrization (sikətrizā´shən),

n the conversion of granulation tissue into scar tissue.

cicatrization

the formation of a cicatrix or scar; scarring. Surgical cicatrization, performed by injection of a strongly irritating substance such as iodine, is used in horses to tighten the patellar ligaments in the treatment for patellar luxation.

Patient discussion about cicatrization

Q. except for for the scars, are there any more consequence to burns? 10 years ago i was burned in my face and right hand from boiling water. i was hospitalized and was treated with skin grafts from my thighs. In the last four weeks I feel a strange feeling in my scar. Its hard to describe the exact feeling but it kind of a painful lump inside my flesh. 10 years After that accident can it be that my body is still not over this injury?

A. burn scars have 3 optional ways of evolving.
a) nothing happens - shouldn't hurt at all (this is by far the most common situation)
b) nerve trapping (which happened to me. Its usually begins months after the burn and not years. and you dont have a lump)
c) skin cancer from the scar. this is a rare syndrome but you must go to your GP do exclude it. its called marjolin ulcer.

Q. what should i do if i got burned from boiling water? how should i take care of my self? will i get a scar?

A. ooooOOOooo! i hope you are asking a hypothetic question... a friend wife of mine still got scars from a boiling water accident a few years back. anyway, here is a site that gives instructions on how to react after burns. boiling water is probably second degree burns:
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/638.html

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22) Sequelae were rarely observed, and testicular cicatrization and divided testicular tissue occurred most frequently.
There the acid attacks the mucous membrane and can cause not only redness and inflammation, but also cicatrization and ulcers.
The deposition of autoantibodies occurs as a result of the activation of the complement cascade, which leads sequentially to chemotaxis of inflammatory cells, degranulation, fibroblast activation, cicatrization, and fibrosis.
Circumferential cicatrization may lead to stunted limb growth.