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Exudate is fluid, such as pus or cleak fluid, that leaks out of blood vessels into nearby tissues. The fluid is made of cells, proteins, and solid materials. Exudate may ooze from cuts or from areas of infection or inflammation.

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Alternate Names : Culture of urethral discharge, Genital exudate culture, Culture - genital discharge or exudate
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eksjudet noun fluid which is deposited on the surface of tissue as the result of a condition or disease ...
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exudate: Fluid discharged through vessel walls and collecting in adjacent tissue. It has a high content of protein and cellular debris. (Compare with transudate.)
fecalith: Hard, solid, intestinal mass formed around a core of fecal material.

Exudate: A fluid rich in protein and cellular elements that oozes out of blood vessels due to inflammation and is deposited in nearby tissues. The altered permeability of blood vessels permits the passage of large molecules and solid matter through their walls. The vessels weep or sweat.

Exudates extend throughout the CSF, particularly to the basal cisterns, resulting in the following:
Damage to cranial nerves (eg, cranial nerve VIII, with resultant hearing loss)
Obliteration of CSF pathways (causing obstructive hydrocephalus) ...

Peritoneal Exudate Cells
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There are tiny swellings in the blood vessel walls. These blebs (microaneurysms) appear as small red dots on the retina.
There are tiny yellow patches of hard exudates (fats from the blood) on the retina.
Dots and blots of haemorrhage (bleeding) appear on the retina.

In herbalism, the desired constituents withdrawn from a plant by physical or chemical means or both Extraction Removal Extrahepatic Situated or originating outside the liver Extravasation Escape of blood or fluid into tissue Extravascular Outside a vessel Exudate Liquid that ...

A bulla formed by exudate beneath the stratum corneum, and above the stratum spinosum.
Example: bullous impetigo
Subepidermal vesicle or subepidermal bulla ...

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Alginate: Made of non-woven fibers derived from seaweed, alginate forms a gel as it absorbs exudate. It is used for wounds with moderate-to-heavy exudate or drainage, and is changed every 12 hours to three days, depending on when the exudate penetrates the secondary dressing.

Tests: A throat swab of the exudate will be cultured to determine whether the pharyngitis is bacterial and to identify the specific causative bacteria, as well as the antibiotic sensitivity.

If his APPENDIX LOOKS NORMAL, and appendicitis is common in your area, excise it and look for other pathology, as listed above under ''Differential diagnosis': (1) If he has enlarged mesenteric nodes, and a clear yellowish serous exudate, suspect mesenteric adenitis (common).

Fluid chemistries help distinguish transudates from exudates; multiple criteria exist, not one of which perfectly discriminates between the two.

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In a sore throat with typical exudates very suggestive of streptococcal pharyngitis, a throat culture may be all one needs before starting definitive antibiotic therapy. In the more difficult cases, screening for streptococcal antigens (streptozyme test and ASO titer) might be indicated.

Bacterial contamination of tissue exudate; pus.
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In the setting of infection, it can become quite red, frequently covered with a yellow or white exudate (e.g. with Strep. Throat or other types of pharyngitis).
The tonsils lie in an alcove created by arches on either side of the mouth.

Conjunctival hyperemia without purulent exudates and pharyngeal hyperemia with a strawberry tongue are common. Hypotension leads to multiple organ system dysfunction. Desquamation of the palms, soles, fingers, and toes occurs 2 to 4 weeks after the onset of the illness.

In general, pleural fluid is classified as exudate (seen in inflammatory, cancerous, or infectious conditions) or transudate (fluid that has leaked from blood or lymph vessels for various reasons).

This results in an accumulation of yellowish or white fluid (exudate) at the back of the eye that may extend to the macula (the centre of the retina).

Tests used for this condition typically include cultures of exudate to identify the pathogen, typically S. aureus and, occasionally, beta-hemolytic streptococcus in acute dacryocystitis and S. pneumoniae or C. albicans in chronic disease.

Typically it presents as exudate ranging from liquid and pale cream pus to yellowish solid plaques of caseous material under the skin of the abdomen and/or in the leg. Many affected birds have no other lesions and are reasonably well grown.

If untreated, and sometimes in spite of treatment, the joint pathology goes through four stages: (1) proliferative inflammation of the synovium with increased exudate, which eventually leads to thickening of the synovium; ...

Small leaks of fluid from damaged blood vessels (exudates).
Small bleeds from damaged blood vessels (haemorrhages).
Blood vessels may just become blocked. This can cut off the blood and oxygen supply to small sections of the retina.
New abnormal blood vessels may grow from damaged blood vessels.

[#footnote-reference-4 *] all moxifloxacin concentrations were measured 3 hours after a single 400 mg dose, except the abdominal tissue and exudate concentrations which were measured at 2 hours post-dose and the sinus concentrations which were measured 3 hours post-dose after 5 days of dosing.

This can lead to bleeding (hemorrhage) and fluids, cells, and proteins leaking into the area (exudates).
There can be a lack of oxygen to surrounding tissues (hypoxia) or decreased blood flow (ischemia).

Culture of urethral discharge; Genital exudate culture; Culture - genital discharge or exudate
How the test is performed
The health care provider cleans the opening of the urethra (at the tip of the penis) with sterile gauze or cotton.

1. a thick, tough fibrinous exudate or slough on the surface of a mucous membrane or the skin, as seen in diphtheria.
Synonyms: croupous membrane, pseudomembrane
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There's sometimes bleeding in or behind the macula. Material seeps into the retina and settles in the macula. This is called an exudate. Eventually the exudate disappears, but a scar takes its place. All people who have wet macular degeneration had dry macular degeneration first.

Has a base that is covered with a grey or yellowish-grey material (exudate)
Has a base that bleeds easily if traumatized or scraped
About half of infected men have only a single ulcer. Women frequently have 4 or more ulcers. The ulcers appear in specific locations.

Fever and sore throat with exudate (deposits of fluid) around the tonsils and pharynx are typical symptoms. Other clinical features are: ...

Laryngoscopy: Fungating, friable tumor with heaped-up edges and granular appearance, with multiple areas of central necrosis and exudate surrounding areas of hyperemia
Indirect and/or direct laryngoscopy and biopsy to determine stage of disease as well as histologic confirmation ...

Crystal's in the shape of elongated double pyramids, formed from eosinophils, found in the sputum in bronchial asthma and in other exudates or transudates containing eosinophils.
Synonyms: asthma crystals, Charcot-Neumann crystals, Charcot-Robin crystals, Leyden's crystals.

Grade-III: Flame-shaped or circular hemorrhages and cotton wool exudates.
Grade-IV: Any of the above plus edema of the disc.
Physical Examination ...

Disseminated of Pneumocystis jiroveci has led to splenomegaly, and the masses of exudate produce the lucent areas in spleen seen here with CT scan.

Urethral discharge culture testing can also be referred to as a culture of urethral discharge, or a genital exudate culture.
Purpose of Testing Urethral Discharge ...

into a solid form, seldom so dry but it adheres to the fingers: its colour is whitish, or brownish, and it has sweetness, and with it a sharpness that renders it agreeable: manna is the product of two different trees, both varieties of the ash: when the heats are free from rain, these trees exudate ...

dilatation of the fallopian tube with the presence of an inflammatory liquid (exudate) within the
lumen of the tube (hydrosalpinx), and
extratubal adhesions that may distort the normal course of the tube within the pelvis.
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If excess fluid is present, ultrasound may be useful to determine the type of fluid, exudate (seen in inflammatory, cancerous, or infectious conditions) or transudate (fluid that has leaked from blood or lymph vessels for various reasons).

CMV retinitis can be diagnosed by examination of the retina using a hand-held opthalmoscope. The doctor will see tell-tale haemorrhages (bleeding) and exudates (fluffy spots) on the retina.

Dysphagia (pain with swallowing) is also a common symptom of these conditions. Examination of the oropharynx with a pen light will usually show exudate, erythema (redness), mucosal congestion and enlargement of the tonsils (if they are present.) ...

The diagnosis is made when any four of the following physical findings are found: cervical lymphadenopathy, dry, fissured lips, strawberry tongue, pharyngitis, peripheral edema or erythema, desquamation of the finger tips.
The conjunctivae are usually injected but without exudate.

The doctor may look at the ear canal with a lighted scope called an otoscope. With this, the ear canal can be seen to be swollen, red, and sometimes coated with a whitish material called an exudate.

confined hitherto to the North American and European continents, and to the vicinity of the latter; characterized by its rapid and irregular course, and usually by a tetanic rigidity or retraction of the neck, a tendency to disorganization of the blood, and the formation of inflammatory exudates ...

This prevents the normal flow of blood, and allows fluid to leak out of the blood vessels causing a build up of fatty (lipid) material into the retina. If a large amount of fluid (exudate) builds up, it can cause a detachment of the retina and loss of vision. [See figures 1 and 2].

Death may occur within 24 hours of disease onset. Pathologic features include a purulent exudate in the subarachnoid space, and diffuse inflammation of neural and vascular structures. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1994, Ch24, pp1-5) [1] ...

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