Eloesser proceduremedical dictionary

Transposition of a tonguelike pedicled skin flap from the chest wall into the depths of an incision that communicates with an empyema or peripheral lung abscess; used to prevent scar closure of the tract to insure long-term mandatory dependent drainage.

(05 Mar 2000)

ELMAMETA, elocular, elodian, Eloesser, Leo < Prev | Next > elongate, elongation, elongation factor

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