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exudative

 [eks-oo´dah-tiv]
of or pertaining to a process of exudation.

ex·u·da·tive

(eks-ū'dă-tiv),
Relating to the process of exudation or to an exudate.

exudative

[igzo̅o̅′dətiv]
relating to the oozing of fluid and other materials from cells and tissues, usually as a result of inflammation or injury.

ex·u·da·tive

(eks-yū'dă-tiv)
Relating to the process of exudation or to an exudate.

exudative

of or pertaining to a process of exudation.

exudative diathesis
a disease of young pigs and chickens caused by a nutritional deficiency of vitamin E. Characterized by severe edema of the subcutaneous tissues.
exudative epidermitis
a disease of young pigs caused by Staphylococcus hyicus (S. hyos) and characterized by an acute generalized seborrheic dermatitis. Called also greasy pig disease.
exudative muscle
see porcine stress syndrome.
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At this cutoff concentration, 46 of 50 [sensitivity, 91% (95% CI, 76-98%); specificity, 88% (95% CI, 64-98%)] pleural effusions were correctly classified into the exudative and transudative groups compared with the reference standard.
The patient we presented developed drug induced lupus following exposure to INH, which was complicated by de velopment of recurrent pleural effusions that were exudative in nature.
As a whole, in cases of generalized tuberculosis (14 patients), Mycobacteria caused alterative and exudative reactions simultaneously in several organs (the mean number of organs involved with Mycobacterium was 5.
Additional samples were taken from the skin lesions, nares, or both of 5 other 3-week-old piglets with exudative epidermitis from a different litter than the first piglet; from the nares of 1 healthy sow; and from the nares and throats of 2 veterinary students.
Repeat thoracentesis was performed, and pleural fluid analysis was consistent with an exudative effusion, again without evidence of an infectious or neoplastic etiology (Table 2).
5) by increasing the sensitivity of the detection of exudative pleural effusions.
Alveolar air spaces fill with an exudative fluid, and inflammatory cells invade the alveolar septa.
In fact, we stated that in all 4 patients "fundoscopic examination showed macular hemorrhages and exudative maculopathy.
Acting on Woodring's advice may provide clinicians false reassurance when evaluating patients with unilateral left-sided effusions in the setting of heart disease, thus missing important causes of exudative pleural effusions such as pericardial disease, postcardiac injury syndrome or postcoronary artery bypass surgery, as well as comorbid conditions such as pulmonary embolism or pneumonia.
For exudative wounds, the alginates and foams are best.
Table 1 shows the diagnostic accuracy of the different tests for identifying exudative pleural effusions compared with the performance of the criteria of Light et al.