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extravasation

 [eks-trav″ah-za´shun]
1. a discharge or escape, as of blood, from a vessel into the tissues.
2. the inadvertent administration of a vesicant into the tissues; the intensity of the irritating action is so severe that plasma escapes from the extracellular space and blisters are formed. Large extravasations of some medications may lead to contractures, with the need for débridement and grafting and in severe cases amputation. This term must be distinguished from intravenous infiltration and flare.
3. blood or another substance so discharged.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·trav·a·sa·tion

(eks-trav'ă-sā'shŭn),
1. The act of extravasating.
2. Synonym(s): extravasate (2)
[extra- + L. vas, vessel]
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extravasation

Medtalk The seepage of fluid–eg, plasma, from a mucocutaneous surface, from underlying capillaries.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ex·trav·a·sa·tion

(eks-trav'ă-sā'shŭn)
The act of extravasating.
[extra- + L. vas, vessel]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

extravasation

(eks-trav?a-sa'shun)
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EXTRAVASATION: Massive release of fluid into the tissues of the lower lips of a patient with angiodema
The escape of fluid from its physiologic contained space, e.g., bile, blood, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), into the surrounding tissue. See: illustration Synonym: suffusion
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extravasation

An abnormal escape into the tissues of a fluid such as blood, serum or lymph.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ex·trav·a·sa·tion

(eks-trav'ă-sā'shŭn)
The act of extravasating.
[extra- + L. vas, vessel]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The histopathological results of oral mucocele of those patients were retention and extravasation types mucocele out of the total 54 patients 38(70%) were extravasation type mucocele and 16 (30%) were recorded as retention type mucocele fig 2.
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If contrast extravasation outside the bladder is noticed, the diagnosis of bladder injury is evident.
Contrast extravasation into the IPDA pseudoaneurysm (red arrows) on axial (c) and coronal (d) sections.
This is the time when most extravasations and adverse events occur (Letachowicz, et al., 2015; van Loon et al., 2009) and the most affordable option due to the higher cost of the plastic cannulae.
The treatment was interrupted at 38 days, when a reduction of the wound area of 29.31%, granulation tissue growth throughout the wound was reported at the time of application of the cover, but improvement soon afterwards, absence of use of analgesic via oral, besides the ease in the application of the cover and dressing, without extravasation of exudate.
Totect is an emergency oncology intervention, which is indicated to reverse the toxic effects of anthracycline chemotherapy in case of extravasation. Extravasation occurs when an injected medicine escapes from the blood vessels and circulates into surrounding tissues in the body, causing severe damage and serious complications.
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The ivWatch Model 400 is an FDA-cleared device that continuously monitors any patient's peripheral IV for the early detection of these infiltration and extravasation events and helps clinicians manage the risk associated with IV therapy.
The report mentions " extravasation of blood covered right frontal to right occipital region" as well as " diffused sub- dural haematoma covered both cerebral hemispheres, including their under surfaces".