Meaning of extravasation in English:

extravasation

Pronunciation /ɪkstravəˈseɪʃ(ə)n/ /ɛkstravəˈseɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

Medicine

See extravasate

‘Tumors show a spindle cell neoplasm with prominent extravasation.’
  • ‘Purpura results from the extravasation of blood from the vasculature into the skin or mucous membranes.’
  • ‘This pain is a potential warning sign of tissue damage and possible phlebitis or extravasation.’
  • ‘Only one extravasation progressed to an ulceration; skin necrosis was avoided in all other patients.’
  • ‘Application of ice packs and heating pads, and elevation are used to alleviate the symptoms associated with extravasation of contrast material.’