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bleb

[bleb]
(materials)
A small bubble in a material that has solidified, such as glass.
(petrology)
A small, usually spherical inclusion in a rock mass.
(medicine)
A localized collection of fluid, as serum or blood, in the epidermis.
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bleb

A blister or small bubble in a fluid or in a material (such as glass) that has solidified.
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Subpleural blebs or bullae (emphysema-like changes) were detected as the definitive pathology of all patients.
Prevention failure of bleb cicatrix would lead to unsatisfactory postoperative intraocular pressure (IOP) controlling and unsatisfactory success rate.
The first is that subpleural blebs and bullae that are found at the lung apices at thoracoscopy and on computed tomography scan in up to 90% of cases of PSP are considered to play a role [6].
Cortes, "Morphologic classification of filtering blebs after glaucoma filtration surgery: the Indiana Bleb Appearance Grading Scale," Journal of Glaucoma, vol.
However, these methods are limited in that the implanted graft may become detached or dislocated if there is air movement from the anterior chamber to the filtering bleb after surgery.
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is primarily considered a slowflow venous malformation, although there has been a single case report which includes a lymphatic component [3].
The goal was to assess whether additional interventions associated with filtering bleb, such as needling or 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) injections, greater number of follow-up visits indeed influence patients' QoL.
Material and Methods: Fourty seven eyes of 42 patients who had high IOP and bleb formation after ocular massage in early postoperative period after trabeculectomy and undergone LSL between 2005 and 2013 were evaluated resrospectively.
Researchers have not determined how FLCN gene mutations lead to the formation of blebs and increase the risk of primary spontaneous pneumothorax.
If the tumor is located on segment seven or eight in close proximity to the diaphragm, the heat deployed during ablation may lead to thinning of the diaphragm and widening of preexisting fenestrations or perforation of blebs [9].
We examined 9 eyes at each time point and observed the process of formation and scarring of filtering blebs. Nine additional rats without filtering operation were killed at the same time points and used as controls.
(27) Due to these features, trabeculectomy with adjuvant MMC has been associated with higher rates of thin avascular blebs, bleb leakage, and resulting complications like blebitis or endophthalmitis.