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serosa

[sə′rō·sə]
(anatomy)
The serous membrane lining the pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial cavities.
(embryology)
The chorion of reptile and bird embryos.
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Defects in the serosa and small lacerations can be managed with a primary closure, similar to the small intestine.
El intestino anterior esta constituido por cuatro capas concentricas: mucosa, submucosa, muscular y serosa (Figura 13).
The reasons for endometriosis of the app endix or meso-appendix without patho logical signs of appendicitis and lumen obstruction presenting as typical acute appendicitis are not known; oedema and inflammation of the serosa and sur rounding peritoneum may be implicated.
Among the topics are neoplastic mimics common to the entire gastrointestinal tract, neoplastic mimics of the serosa and mesentery of the gastrointestinal tract, hepatocellular or hepatoid neoplastics mimics of the liver, vascular neoplastic mimics of the liver, the gallbladder and biliary tree, and the pancreas.
The wall of the proventriculus and gizzard consisted of three tunics: a mucous membrane (tunica mucosa gastris), a muscular layer (tunica muscularis gastris) and the serosa (tunica serosa gastris).
2) In the latter group, the risk of developing pseudomyxoma peritonei is most clearly related to extension of mucin or epithelial cells beyond the appendiceal serosa.
Ademas se halla una severa enteritis generalizada con congestion de la serosa en todo el tracto gastrointestinal.
The submucosa contains the larger blood vessels that send branches to the mucosa, muscularis externs, and serosa.
De acuerdo con la profundidad se divide en: acreta si existe compromiso de la capa superficial, increta si invade el miometrio y percreta si invade la serosa pudiendo afectar los tejidos adyacentes (5).
Bajo la influencia hormonal ciclica, pueden hacer implantes e infiltrados en la serosa o en la pared intestinal que en la mayoria de los casos explican la obstruccion intestinal.
O espessamento mural e obtido mensurando-se a distancia entre a superficie hiperecoica da mucosa e a camada externa hiperecoica da serosa (17).
Hasta ahora sus pacientes ni siquiera han experimentado las complicaciones mas comunes de una operacion (sangrados, infeccion o neumotorax, una invasion de aire en la capa serosa que rodea los pulmones); tampoco ha sido necesario reconvertir ningun caso en cirugia convencional abierta.