vitropression

vitropression

(vĭt″rō-prĕsh′ŭn) [L. vitrum, glass, + pressio, a squeezing]
A method of temporarily eliminating redness of the skin caused by hyperemia by pressure with a glass slide on the skin for the purpose of studying any lesions or discolorations.

vitropression

exertion of pressure on the skin with a slip of glass, forcing blood from the area.
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Papular lesions may become nodular in the severe forms of rosacea, with appearance of lupoid infiltrate on vitropression.
The diagnosis can be confirmed by vitropression, a technique popular in Europe in which pressure is applied under glass and the extent of subsequent skin bleaching measured, Dr.