fluctuants, not fluctuance
Posted By: anon on 2006-02-02
In Reply to: Fluctuans????? - Susan
Subject: fluctuants, not fluctuance
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Subject: NOT fluctuants.....................NM
what is that? I do know fluctuance....
Subject: what is that? I do know fluctuance....
Subject: fluctuance? sm
right small finger nail bed injury and distal phalanx fracture.
There is decreased sensation to the distal small fingertip. No erythema is seen. There is no s/l fluctuance to the swollen area
it's fluctuance (nm)
Subject: it's fluctuance (nm)
fluctuance is correct
Subject: fluctuance is correct
fluctuans or fluctuance
Subject: fluctuans or fluctuance
i have an ortho acct where the doc always says erythema, warmth, or fluctuans. Is that correct??
fluctuance? just a guess NM
Subject: fluctuance? just a guess NM
Too late, but the word fluctuance
Subject: Too late, but the word fluctuance
doesn't record well in my experience, so I would have suggested that.
Fluctuance: Taken from Stedman's Medical dictionary
Subject: Fluctuance: Taken from Stedman's Medical dictionary
- The act of fluctuating.
- A wavelike motion felt on palpating a cavity with nonrigid walls, especially one containing fluid. Syn: fluctuance
Fluctuance - presence of pus in an infected site - nm
Subject: Fluctuance - presence of pus in an infected site - nm