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Encyclopedia > Adhesion (medicine)
Adhesion (medicine)
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An adhesion is a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures. It usually occurs as a result of surgery, infection, trauma or radiation. MedlinePlus (medlineplus. ... Fiber (American English) or fibre (Commonwealth English) is a class of materials that are continuous filaments or are in discrete elongated pieces, similar to lengths of thread. ... A hypertrophic scar on the ilium of the pelvis Both hypertrophic and keloid scars are more common on younger and darker skinned people. ... Intraoperative X-Ray of a Humerus fixated by Kirschner wires Surgery (from the Greek meaning hand work) is the medical specialty that treats diseases or injuries by operative manual and instrumental treatment. ... An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species. ... Trauma can represent: Physical trauma, an often serious and body-altering physical injury, such as the removal of a limb. ... Radiation in physics is a process of emission of energy or particles. ...

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  • eMedicineHealth: Adhesions, General and After Surgery
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