loculation


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loc·u·la·tion

(lok'yū-lā'shŭn),
1. A loculate region in an organ or tissue, or a loculate structure formed between surfaces of organs, mucous or serous membranes, and so on.
2. The process that results in the formation of a loculus or loculi.

loc·u·la·tion

(lok'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. A loculate region in an organ or tissue, or a loculate structure formed between surfaces of organs or mucous or serous membranes.
2. The process that results in the formation of a loculus or loculi.
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Cyst shows peripheral thin septae and tiny loculations. Cyst wall and interlocular septae were avascular (Figure 1).
USG neck suggestive of 8 x 7 cm size ill-defined anechoic cystic lesion with multiple septation and loculation present in supraclavicular region extending up to right posterior triangle.
Assessment and treatment need to be standardized as well, perhaps according to radiologic parameters, presence of loculation on ultrasound, fluid make-up, or other factors, she said.
A repeat CT scan of the abdomen on day six of the admission showed that the abscess was 7.8 cm in diameter and consisted of a low density focus at the junction of the right and left lobes, consistent with loculation. At this time, the appearance of the pancreas was reported as consistent with diffuse pancreatitis, despite a normal serum amylase.
Small bore ICD inserted in 40 patients (65.5%), large bore ICD in 21 patients (34%) which was based on physician discretion based on pleural fluid characteristic and presence of loculation. Duration of intercostal drain ranged from 4-90 days with median of 9 days with IQR 9.
This is expected as 3 (75%) of the patients had empyema with some form of loculation that necessitated drainage.
Along this series among 89 patients of simple renal cysts, the most frequent type of loculation was uni-loculated in 87 (98%) and bi-loculated in 2 (2%).
These lesions have an outer zone of granulation tissue and a central purulent loculation surrounding the Actinomyces colonies.[3-5] A feature noted in the 2 cases presented in this report was the presence of numerous histiocytes scattered throughout the microabscesses, many of which contained neutrophils in their cytoplasm.
However, even 2-3 weeks after symptom onset, a CT scan may show evidence of early organization and loculation of peripancreatic fluid that may indicate a gathering infection.
The variables analysed were age, sex, smoking index, clubbing, lymph node enlargement, fluid loculation, ESR, Mantoux, haemorrhagic pleural fluid and massive pleural effusion.
Therefore, loculation of the radioactive tracer within an abdominal collection suggests pseudocyst formation.