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Related to cuffing: perivascular cuffing
formation of a cufflike surrounding border, as of leukocytes about a blood vessel observed in certain infections.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. A perivascular accumulation of various leukocytes seen in infectious, inflammatory, or autoimmune diseases.
2. To surround a structure with fluid or cells, as with a cuff; in chest radiography, thickening of bronchial walls on the image.
[M.E. cuffe, mitten]
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