Denotes by way of, or through, a mucous membrane.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
[18-20] The conclusion from this observation suggested a permucosal route of transmission, especially among HIV-positive MSM who had multiple sexual partners, MSM who tested positive for other sexually transmitted disease, namely syphilis, and MSM who engaged in sexual practices that could cause mucosal trauma, such as fisting and use of objects.
Transmission occurs in all age groups associated with percutaneous and permucosal exposure to infectious body fluids from persons with acute or chronic HBV infection.
Herzon, "Permucosal needle drainage of peritonsillar abscesses: a five-year experience," Archives of Otolaryngology --Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
Complications include device dysfunction, distractor failures during the consolidation period, significant pain during activation, ophthalmic complications, and difficulties associated with the permucosal entry side (mucosal ulcerations, palatal abscess, and oronasal fistula).
Permucosal abutment posts and intraoral bars are designed for prosthesis retention.5
Findings Despite renal dialysis nurses having considerable risk of permucosal (splash) contamination the overwhelming literature discusses this exposure in a variety of other health care settings.
Editorial Note: HBV is a bloodborne pathogen, transmitted by percutaneous or permucosal exposure to infectious blood or body fluids.
Percutaneous or permucosal transfer of the virus occurs through needlestick accidents, shared razorblades and toothbrushes, and by exposure to contaminated needles at unsanitary tattoo parlors and acupuncture clinics.
Since the first human ABL case, the Queensland Health Department, in accordance with the recommendations of the national Lyssavirus Expert Group, has provided postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) to persons who report potential exposure to ABL through bites, scratches, and permucosal or percutaneous exposure to bat saliva or neural tissue (9,10).
Postvaccination testing for anti-HBs is recommended only when the results will affect the individual's subsequent medical care, including patients undergoing dialysis, infants born to HBsAg-positive mothers, sexual contacts of persons chronically infected with HBV, and health care workers at high risk of percutaneous or permucosal exposure to body fluids.
HBV is transmitted primarily by percutaneous or permucosal exposures to an infected person.