Month: May 2020

Dehiscence

Surgical Wound Dehiscence and Evisceration

Surgical Wound Dehiscence and Evisceration Overview Dehiscence is a surgical complication where the edges of a wound no longer meet. It is also known as “wound separation.” A healthy, healing wound will have edges that meet neatly and are held closely together by sutures, staples or another method of closure. As an incision heals, the wound fills …

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Polychromasia

Polychromasia: Causes | Symptoms | Treatment

What Is Polychromasia? Overview Polychromasia is the presentation of multicolored red blood cells in a blood smear test. It’s an indication of red blood cells being released prematurely from bone marrow during formation. While polychromasia itself isn’t a condition, it can be caused by an underlying blood disorder. When you have polychromasia, it’s important to …

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