ectatic


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ec·tat·ic

(ek-tat'ik),
Relating to, or marked by, ectasis.

ec·tat·ic

(ek-tat'ik)
Relating to, or marked by, ectasis.

ectatic

(ĕk-tăt′ĭk)
Distensible or capable of being stretched.
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Corneal topography is an essential tool for the assessment of corneal curvature in complex contact lens fitting and for the detection and monitoring of keratoconus and other ectatic disorders.
Primary drainage is through ectatic internal cerebral veins, the vein of Galen, and, ultimately, the straight sinus (Figure 6).
Ophthalmologists from the US, Europe, Israel, Brazil, and Australia describe basic principles, including biomechanics; the etiology, diagnosis, and use of corneal collagen cross-linking for corneal ectatic disorders; technical and patient related aspects, such as patient selection, the standard protocol, modifications for thin corneas, and intraoperative corneal changes; applications for infectious keratitis and corneal melts and corneal stromal edema; combining the procedure with refractive surgery; and recent developments, including intrastromal pockets, pediatric cases, and commercially available units.
Blood cysts may be derived from ectatic blood vessels or angiomas.
Ramifying proliferating vessels often surround larger ectatic vessels and skin adnexa, producing the so-called promontory sign.
The expanded indications were earned on the basis of additional clinical evaluation and now includes specific patient subsets such as those with tapered, aneurysmatic, ectatic (dilated) or very large vessels or those with bypass grafts.
Following dissection of the posterior peritoneum, the three ectatic dural sacs were clearly visible.
Endoscopy shows longitudinal mucosal folds with ectatic vessels converging from the proximal antrum into the pylorus.
Multiple small, ectatic blood vessels were also identified on the surface.
The mesenteric mass was a variegated tan colour, with areas of focal haemorrhage and surrounded by ectatic blood vessels (Figure 2).
Kowalski suffers from a permanent ectatic disorder involving the progressive thinning of her corneas, including permanent loss of vision and the need for a corneal transplant.