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purulent

of, relating to, or containing pus

purulent

[′pyu̇r·ə·lənt]
(medicine)
Consisting of, containing, or forming pus.
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Thoracostomy tube was affixed to right hemithorax of the case, 450 mL purulent, exudative fluid was drained, in the yellow-purulent material; leukocyte count 21,500/[mm.sup.3] (90% polymorphonuclear leukocyte), glucose 6 mg/dL, protein 3220 mg/dL and pH was determined as 7.11.
Purulent material from the guttural pouch defines some degree of guttural pouch empyema.
The presenting complaints were sacro-coccygeal pain in 34 (89.5%), purulent or mucopurulent discharge 30 (78.9%), fever 22 (57.9%), swelling 15 (39.5%), tenderness 10 (26.3%), presence of frank abscess 10 (26.3%), seroma formation 3 (7.9%) and over all satisfaction was (63%).
In patients with purulent pericarditis, there was preceding or concurrent soft tissue abscesses in 2 children with methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) pericarditis; osteomyelitis with subperiosteal abscess; and pulmonary septic emboli in a child with MRSA pericarditis and multifocal pneumonia and empyema in another child with MRSA pericarditis.
Purulent pericardial effusions are a relatively uncommon occurrence, particularly in the post antibiotic era.
Hernandez-Gonzalez et al., "Pneumonia and purulent pericarditis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae," Pediatric Emergency Care, vol.
Moreover, even if the air leak is stopped the purulent discharge may persist, meaning that drainage over a long duration maybe required (Table 1).
Purulent meningitis is induced by purulent bacterial infection, manifesting as turbid cerebrospinal fluid with a large amount of cells especially white blood cells, increased protein level and low sugar and chloride content.
During the operation, purulent secretion and eroded bone should be removed, clearing the involved air cells of the zygomatic root as well as the mastoid process.
There, examinations revealed that the infection was stopping improvement, so it was decided that the purulent (pus-like) fluid near the lungs needed to be drained.
Purulent material was squeezed out from sinus at the base of mammary gland while trying to palpate it.
After compensation for hydroelectrolytic imbalance, and general endotracheal anesthesia with nasal intubation, repeated incision of the neck with purulent drainage was performed.