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infiltration

 [in″fil-tra´shun]
1. the pathological accumulation in tissue or cells of substances not normal to them or in amounts in excess of the normal.
2. infiltrate (def. 2).
3. the deposition of a solution directly into tissue; see infiltration anesthesia.
adipose infiltration fatty infiltration.
calcareous infiltration deposit of lime and magnesium salts in the tissues.
cellular infiltration the migration and accumulation of cells within the tissues.
fatty infiltration
1. a deposit of fat in tissues, especially between cells.
2. the presence of fat vacuoles in the cell cytoplasm.
intravenous infiltration
1. the movement of a needle or cannula from within a vessel into the surrounding tissue. The typical symptoms are a slowed flow of fluids, swelling, pallor, coolness of the skin, and discomfort in the area; severity of the symptoms will depend on the amount and type of fluid infused.
2. inadvertent administration of parenteral fluid into the tissues.

in·fil·tra·tion

(in'fil-trā'shŭn),
1. The act of permeating or penetrating into a substance, cell, or tissue; said of gases, fluids, or matter held in solution.
2. The gas, fluid, or dissolved matter that has entered any substance, cell, or tissue. Synonym(s): infiltrate (2)
3. Injection of solution into tissues, as in infiltration anesthesia.
4. Extravasation of solutions intended for intravascular injection.

in·fil·tra·tion

(in'fil-trā'shŭn)
1. The act of permeating or penetrating into a substance, cell, or tissue; said of gases, fluids, or matter held in solution.
2. The gas, fluid, or dissolved matter that has entered any substance, cell, or tissue.
Synonym(s): infiltrate (2) .
3. Injection of solution into tissues, as in infiltration anesthesia.
4. Extravasation of solutions intended for intravascular injection.

infiltration

The movement into, or accumulation within, a tissue or organ, of cells or material not normally found therein. Cellular infiltration, as with LYMPHOCYTES, is often part of an immunological response.

in·fil·tra·tion

(in'fil-trā'shŭn)
1. The act of permeating or penetrating into a substance, cell, or tissue.
2. Injection of solution into tissues.
3. Extravasation of solutions intended for intravascular injection.
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Fatty infiltration is an important consequence of rotator cuff tendon tearing; it is associated with the degree of shoulder function as well as the success of tendon repair.
A number of studies have been conducted to determine pulpal anaesthesia obtained after buccal infiltration and IANB of 4% articaine.
So, the purpose of this prospective, randomized clinical trial was to compare the anesthetic efficacy of 4% articaine buccal infiltration with 2% lidocaine IANB as a means of providing pulpal anesthesia of mandibular first molar tooth in irreversible pulpitis.
Buccal infiltration with 4% articaine along with supplemental injection (intraligamentary) increased anaesthetic success rates, and therefore, a combination of techniques should be considered prior to the root canal treatment of symptomatic irreversible pulpitis in mandibular molars.
Patients in group B received local anaesthetic infiltration at incision wound with 0.25% bupivacaine (10ml) at the end of surgery and frequency of analgesic requirement (Inj.
There were two cases of stage 1V S infantile neuroblastoma with infiltration of liver, bone marrow and skin.
A randomised control trial was conducted to determine the efficacy of levo-bupivacaine infiltration to nephrostomy tract in combination with IV paracetamol on post-operative period for pain management.11 It found fewer requirements of opioids medication as rescue analgesic which is comparable to our study.
To date, Icon (DMG, Hamburg, Germany) remains the most efficient product for the infiltration procedure 3.
Two weeks after completing the whitening treatment, resin infiltration procedure was performed.
This is the fourth incident of infiltration on LoC in north Kashmir during the last 48 hours.
Group-A comprising 20 normal healthy controls while Group-B consisted of 30 patients of NHL with bone marrow infiltration. Bilateral bone marrow trephine biopsy was done to assess the patterns of bone marrow infiltration.
The device is a continuous monitor for a patient's IV and provides early detection of an infiltration when medication or fluid leaks outside the vein into the surrounding tissue.