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subcutaneous

 [sub″ku-ta´ne-us]
beneath the layers of the skin.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous (s.c., SQ),

(sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1)
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

subcutaneous

/sub·cu·ta·ne·ous/ (sub″ku-ta´ne-us) beneath the skin.

subcutaneous

(sŭb′kyo͞o-tā′nē-əs)
adj.
Located or placed just beneath the skin: subcutaneous tissue; a subcutaneous implant.

sub′cu·ta′ne·ous·ly adv.

subcutaneous

[sub′kyo̅o̅tā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, sub + cutis, skin
beneath the skin.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SQ, SC) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic.
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

subcutaneous

Under the skin. Many injections are given subcutaneously. An alternative term is hypodermic.

subcutaneous

lying beneath the skin.

Subcutaneous

Referring to the area beneath the skin.

subcutaneous

below the skin/superficial to deeper structures (see subepidermal; subdermal)

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SC, SQ) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1) .
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

subcutaneous

beneath the layers of the skin.

subcutaneous abscess
the commonest site of an abscess; causes local pain and swelling and a positive indication is obtained by needle puncture.
subcutaneous edema
accumulation of edema in subcutaneous tissues, usually of the dependent parts. If extensive referred to as anasarca. See also edema.
subcutaneous fat necrosis
manifested by many inert, painless lumps in the subcutis, is inherited in cattle.
subcutaneous hemorrhage
the accumulation of blood in a subcutaneous site such as occurs in purpura hemorrhagica.
subcutaneous mite
see laminosioptescysticola.
subcutaneous tissue
the layer of loose connective tissue directly under the skin.
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24) In Lebanon, Mneimneh et al, (25) reported a case of a five-day-old infant with subcutaneous fat necrosis without any identifiable predisposing factor.
While this trial presents a favorable 52-week risk-benefit profile of subcutaneous methotrexate, a true comparison with the oral agent will only be possible with a head-to-head study.
The vascular supply to subcutaneous fat is relatively poor making this tissue susceptible to infection.
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Subcutaneous tissue emphysema of the hand secondary to noninfectious etiology: a report of two cases.
Data Collection: The medical records of 16 patients who were being followed up because of primary immune deficiency in our Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Clinic and received subcutaneous immunoglobulin treatment were retrospectively evaluated.
Subcutaneous cervical emphysema induced by a dental air syringe: a casereport.
Histopathologically, scleredema is characterized by a lobular panniculitis with inflammation and marked edema of skin and subcutaneous tissue without needle-shaped clefts and adipocyte necrosis.
A study has shown that nine out of 10 patients preferred a subcutaneous version of Herceptin compared to the traditional method of treatment.
In a subset of reported cases of LP lymphocytes with pleomorphic nuclei involving subcutaneous lobules with a cytotoxic immunophenotype (positivity for CD3, CD8, and TCR[beta]F1), high proliferation index and monoclonal T-cell receptor [gamma] gene rearrangement have been observed, suggesting overlapping features with subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL).
Subcutaneous ICDs, as opposed to the traditional transvenous ICDs, use a single, insulated wire that is tunneled under the skin from the ICD generator, which is implanted with just a few small incisions under the arm.
In 23,327 RA patients included in the CORRONA (Consortium of Rheumatology Researchers of North America) database who were evaluated at 182,201 individual visits between October 2001 and September 2011, the presence of subcutaneous nodules was found to confer a 44% increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease (hazard ratio, 1:44).