Induration

Jump to: navigation, search
Name of Symptom/Sign:
Induration
Classifications and external resources
ICD-10 R23.4
ICD-9 782.8

WikiDoc Resources for Induration

Articles

Most recent articles on Induration

Most cited articles on Induration

Review articles on Induration

Articles on Induration in N Eng J Med, Lancet, BMJ

Media

Powerpoint slides on Induration

Images of Induration

Photos of Induration

Podcasts & MP3s on Induration

Videos on Induration

Evidence Based Medicine

Cochrane Collaboration on Induration

Bandolier on Induration

TRIP on Induration

Clinical Trials

Ongoing Trials on Induration at Clinical Trials.gov

Trial results on Induration

Clinical Trials on Induration at Google

Guidelines / Policies / Govt

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse on Induration

NICE Guidance on Induration

NHS PRODIGY Guidance

FDA on Induration

CDC on Induration

Books

Books on Induration

News

Induration in the news

Be alerted to news on Induration

News trends on Induration

Commentary

Blogs on Induration

Definitions

Definitions of Induration

Patient Resources / Community

Patient resources on Induration

Discussion groups on Induration

Patient Handouts on Induration

Directions to Hospitals Treating Induration

Risk calculators and risk factors for Induration

Healthcare Provider Resources

Symptoms of Induration

Causes & Risk Factors for Induration

Diagnostic studies for Induration

Treatment of Induration

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

CME Programs on Induration

International

Induration en Espanol

Induration en Francais

Business

Induration in the Marketplace

Patents on Induration

Experimental / Informatics

List of terms related to Induration

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Induration (in'doo rā'shən, -dyoo-), a noun, means, in terms of pathology, (a) hardening of an area of the body as a reaction to inflammation, hyperemia, or neoplastic infiltration, or (b) an area or part of the body that has undergone such a reaction.[1] Most often this term is used to describe dermatologic findings.

Examples of usage

"Both erythema and induration appear to be adequate indices of tuberculin sensitivity."[2]

"The erythema had spread to 20 cm, and the central induration had spread to 9 cm."[3]

Footnotes

  1. Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. Random House, Inc. 2001. Page 975. ISBN 037572026.
  2. Kimura, et al. "Comparison of erythema and induration as results of tuberculin tests." Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005;9(8):853-7. PMID 16104630.
  3. Race, et al. "Painful nodule with induration and spreading erythema." Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings. 2005;18(4):401–404.

External links



Linked-in.jpg