nonseptate


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nonseptate

(nŏn-sĕp′tāt) [″ + septum, a partition]
Having no dividing walls.
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Every chest US demonstrates the inner echo structure from complex septate (a) and nonseptate (b) to anechoic (c) and echogenic (d) pleural effusion.
Sex Male (267) Female (111) Age 57 [+ or -] 15.6 56.5 [+ or -] 18.3 Diagnosis Empyema 116 39 Parapneumonic effusion 61 30 Trauma 40 11 Others * 50 31 Type of effusion Loculated 185 84 Free 82 27 Echo structure Complex septate 104 39 Complex nonseptate 48 26 Echogenic 35 19 Anechoic 80 27 Treatment Thoracentesis and chest tube 177 76 Surgery 37 8 Sex Age Diagnosis Total Empyema 155 Parapneumonic effusion 91 Trauma 51 Others * 81 Type of effusion Total Loculated 269 Free 109 Echo structure Total Complex septate 143 Complex nonseptate 74 Echogenic 54 Anechoic 107 Treatment Total Thoracentesis and chest tube 253 Surgery 45 * Systemic autoimmune diseases, after cardiosurgery, pulmonary embolism, and abdominal pathology.
Numerous fungi in the form of spores and refractile nonseptate hyphae were seen (Figures 5).
Caption: Figure 1: Methenamine silver stain showing mold with irregular nonseptate hyphae.
Examination by microscopy showed nonseptate sterile hyphae typical of a zygomycete.
Following the patient's death, autopsy revealed a total occlusion of the left internal carotid artery and an invasion of the vessel wall by nonseptate fungal organisms (figure, A and B).
The organism appears with broad, branched, and sparsely septate or nonseptate hyphae, often identified as fungal elements of the zygomycetes (6).
Branched, nonseptate, broad hyphae were evident in this preparation.
Calcofluor white and methenamine silver stains can make a presumptive diagnosis of mucormycosis by demonstrating a characteristic broad, nonseptate hyphae with rightangle branching.
Examination of the KOH prep revealed nonseptate pseudohyphae.