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viscus

[′vis·kəs]
(anatomy)
Singular of viscera.
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1) The common cause of pneumoperitoneum is perforation of a hollow intestinal viscus, which is a surgical emergency.
Migration of the gossypiboma may occur externally (extrusion) through a fistulous tract or internally, when it is adjacent to a hollow viscus (rectum, vagina, bladder, or intestinal lumen) (10).
SNS NanoFiber, Viscus Biologies, and Austen Bioinnovation Institute to accelerate the development of biomaterials and get them out of the lab and into real-world applications.
Asymptomatic perforated viscus and gram-negative ventriculitis as a complication of valve-regulated ventriculoperitoneal shunts.
Alexander Weheliye's Habeas Viscus is the latest iteration in the current reinvigoration of black diasporic thought.
Patients with abdominal wounds following perforation of viscus have a higher incidence of wound infection in post operative period than clean wounds1.
3) An amylase measurement in pleural fluid higher than that of serum (2) suggests pancreatitis, pancreatic pseudocyst or a ruptured viscus as the cause of the exudate.
Other complications have been described such as ruptures into a hollow viscus, such as stomach7 as in our cases, or the pancreatic duct, and development of splenic arteriovenous fistulas and subsequently sudden onset PHTN.
Other differential diagnosis like perforated viscus, especially peptic ulcer, acute cholecystitis and biliary colic, acute intestinal obstruction, mesenteric vascular occlusion, renal colic and dissecting aortic aneurysm were ruled out as the abdominal pain of patient was non-coliky, and imaging modalities like USG and CT scan ruled out these possibilities providing no evidence of gall-bladder wall inflammation, multiple air fluid levels in abdomen, renal stone or any aneurysmal growth over aorta.
PDGFRA-expressing mesenchymal cells have been described juxtaposed to the epithelial cell layer in the gallbladder of mouse embryos, and their diminished presence, detected in mice haploinsufficient for fork-head box f1 gene, seems to contribute to the defective formation of this viscus.
Habibullah Mohammad Kasim, a cook from Tamil Nadu in India, said he has undergone a series of abdominal procedures at Dubai's Rashid Hospital over the last two months after he was diagnosed with perforated viscus, a life-threatening condition wherein the hollow organ's of the abdomen are ruptured.