Mikulicz-Radecki, Johann von

Mikulicz-Radecki, Johann von

Polish-born Ger. surgeon, 1850–1905.

Mikulicz drain

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

Mikulicz mask

A gauze-covered frame worn over the nose and mouth during an operation.

Mikulicz pad

A folded gauze pad for packing of the viscera in abdominal operations and as a sponge in general.

Mikulicz syndrome

Chronic infiltration with lymphocytes and painless enlargement of lacrimal and salivary glands.

Mikulicz tampon

Mikulicz drain.
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