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indurate

(ĭn′dū-rāt) [L. in, in, + durus, hard]
1. To harden.
2. Hardened.
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The material is characterized by good fluidity, and the slurry induration features slight expansion, strong plasticity, and rapid solidification; it is greatly applicable for the sealing of gas drainage boreholes.
Perineal nodular induration (PNI), or biker's nodule, is a rare, bothersome, pseudotumour.
The size and induration of lesions was measured by ruler and palpation respectively.
When infiltration and calcification was correlated with Tuberculin Skin Test (TST), it was noted that out of 800 contacts 57 showed mild infiltration and of these 55 also had indurations of equal to or more than 10mm.
There were more cases of wound indurations, discharge, erythema in control group than that in the study group and it was statistically significant with p value 0.043 (RR=0.419, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.405.
Data obtained were patient age and sex, Mycobacterium species, ethnic background (Jewish/Arab), medical history, duration of node enlargement until referral, site affected, number of infected sites, size of nodes at initial visit (measured by the clinician), discoloration of the skin overlying the lymph nodes, and maximal induration in response to purified protein derivative (PPD).
They suggested that that added screening such as chest x-ray and a repeat TST 3-6 months after arrival may be a good idea in internationally adopted children with TST indurations greater than or equal to 5 mm.
A negative Mantoux test (0- to 5-mm induration) was seen in 13 patients with NPC (65.0%), in 17 patients with allergic rhinitis (85.0%), and in 16 controls (80.0%); none of these differences was statistically significant.
An induration of greater than 14 mm is unlikely to be due to prior BCG vaccination (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, based on meta-analysis of validation cohort studies).
The findings indicate that most positive TSTS (induration [is greater than or equal to] 10 mm) among children in Botswana can be attributed to TB infection rather than previous BCG vaccination and that the TST remains useful for diagnosing pediatric TB in Botswana.
The article on measurement of induration in tuberculin testing brought about some random thoughts that require clarification ("Try the Ballpoint Pen Technique to Improve Interpretation of Tuberculin Skin Test Reaction," August 2002, p.
In addition, 11 (31%) of 35 persons with an initial negative TST result were positive ([greater than or equal to] 10 mm) on second testing, but the increase in induration was <10 mm.