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scle·ro·ther·a·py

(sklē'rō-ther'ă-pē),
Treatment involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.
Synonym(s): sclerosing therapy

sclerotherapy

/scle·ro·ther·a·py/ (sklēr″o-ther´ah-pe) injection of a chemical irritant into a vein to produce inflammation and eventual fibrosis and obliteration of the lumen, as for treatment of hemorrhoids.

sclerotherapy

(sklîr′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
Treatment, as for varicose veins, involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.

sclerotherapy

[-ther′əpē]
Etymology: Gk, skleros, hard, therapeia, treatment
the use of sclerosing chemicals to treat varicosities such as hemorrhoids or esophageal varices. The agent produces inflammation and later fibrosis and obliteration of the lumen.
An injection therapy used by some health professionals to treat various types of chronic pain

sclerotherapy

The use of a sclerosing agent to induce fibrous obliteration of pathologic blood vessels–eg, hemorrhoids or esophageal varices. See Endoscopic sclerotherapy, Injection sclerotherapy.

scle·ro·ther·a·py

(sklerō-thāră-pē)
Treatment involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues; commonly used for pediatric vascular and lymphatic malformations and adult hemorrhoids and varicose veins.

sclerotherapy

A treatment for varicose veins in which the affected veins are injected with a solution that causes inflammation of the vein lining, clotting of the contained blood and closure of the vein.

sclerotherapy (skl·rō·theˑ·r·pē),

n a treatment in which a mildly ir-ritating substance (a proliferant) is injected into osseus-ligamentous junc-tions or into weak connective tissues. The body's response to the irritant includes increased blood flow and tissue strengthening. Also called
reconstructive therapy. See also proliferant.

scle·ro·ther·a·py

(sklerō-thāră-pē)
Treatment involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.

sclerotherapy,

n the use of sclerosing chemicals to treat such varicosities as hemorrhoids and esophageal varices.

sclerotherapy

the injection of sclerosing agents.
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After we explained the therapeutic options to the patient, he agreed to undergo antegrade scrotal sclerotherapy.
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