saucerization


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saucerization

 [saw″ser-ĭ-za´shun]
1. the excavation of tissue to form a shallow shelving depression, usually performed to facilitate drainage from infected areas of bone.
2. the shallow saucer-like depression on the upper surface of a vertebra that has suffered a compression fracture.

sau·cer·i·za·tion

(saw'sĕr-i-zā'shŭn),
Excavation of tissue to form a shallow depression, performed in wound treatment to facilitate drainage from infected areas.
Synonym(s): craterization

saucerization

Orthopedics A flattened, disciform defect that parallels the shaft of long bones, which may be seen on a plain film, punctuated by microcalcifications; saucerized bone defects are typical of fibrosarcoma of bone Surgery Saucerization biopsy, see there.

sau·cer·i·za·tion

(saw'sĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Excavation of tissue to form a shallow depression, performed in wound treatment to facilitate drainage from infected areas.

sau·cer·i·za·tion

(saw'sĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Excavation of tissue to form a shallow depression, performed in wound treatment to facilitate drainage from infected areas.
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There are two kinds of shave biopsy; superficial and deep also called saucerization biopsy.
The saucerization technique generally permits optimal sampling in terms of both the breadth and depth of the growth, providing the pathologist with sufficient tissue from both the epidermis and dermis (figure 1).
Partial meniscectomy using the saucerization technique resecting the central portion of the meniscus in order to recreate the shape of a normal meniscus has obtained better results in medial and long-term follow-up for torn discoid meniscus than total meniscectomy [12, 16].
[5] According to Unni, wide cortical saucerization and curettage should be applied for the treatment of aggressive lesions (lesions with cortical erosion or cortical breakthrough).
If we had used simple excision and saucerization in our patients without a mastoidectomy, then meatoplasty and canaloplasty would have been impossible because of the presence of the major bony defect and a large dead space.
Underlying bone is usually scalloped with varying degrees of sclerosis (saucerization).
For example, patients with Ewing sarcoma generally display saucerization of the bone surface (smooth indentations caused by tumors pressing on the bone's outer surface) and scalloping of the outer cortex.
Cockerell said he is a big fan of saucerization excision techniques, especially for melanocytic lesions.
A sign of Ewing sarcoma that is not present in all cases is "saucerization." Saucerization is a tumor-induced concavity of the cortical surface.
High (13) also advises that pathologists should provide guidance to the clinician by suggesting biopsy techniques that are most likely to render the most accurate information (eg, recommending deep saucerization or conservative excision rather than shave biopsy).
All the cholesteatoma matrix and granulations cleared, facial bridge lowered, mastoid cavity saucerization done there was a small defect noticed in tegmen plate covered with cholesteatoma, all the disease cleared temporalis facia graft placed over the ossicles, mastoid cavity, and over the defect in Tegmen wound was closed in layers, ASD done.
Various modalities have been implicated for the treatment of the palatogingival groove ranging from odontoplasty and saucerization to filling the groove with restorative materials such as glass ionomer cement, composite and amalgam (Brunsvold 1985, Friedman & Goultschin 1988).