Exudado

Definición

Es líquido, como pus o fluido claro, que se filtra desde los vasos sanguíneos hacia los tejidos cercanos. El líquido está compuesto de células, proteínas y materiales sólidos. El exudado puede supurar a partir de incisiones o de áreas de infección o inflamación.

Revision

Last reviewed 5/22/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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