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indurate

adjective become fixed, become harddned, calcify, callous, chilled, cold, concrete, conditioned, hard, harden, hardened, ossified, petrified, rigid, toughen, unyielding, vitreous, vitrify
See also: callous, cold-blooded, impervious, insusceptible, obdurate, remorseless, rigid, tempered
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32) In all cases, lipoatrophy developed in areas in which the patients had complained of transient burning and pain or induration.
A comparison of the extent of cutaneous reaction in the Mantoux test with the results of the in vitro assay (Graph 1-2) shows that the greater the diameter of induration the higher the possibility of finding effector T-cells secreting [gamma]-interferon.
Scleredema was first described by Buschke in 1902 as a systemic disease with woody, non-pitting induration of the skin starting at the nape of the neck and gradually spreading throughout the body, sparing the palms and soles [4].
The adverse events seen most frequently in association with VIVITROL therapy for alcohol dependence include nausea, vomiting, injection site reactions (including induration, pruritus, nodules and swelling), muscle cramps, dizziness or syncope, somnolence or sedation, anorexia, decreased appetite or other appetite disorders.
The most commonly reported adverse reactions in the pivotal clinical trials were injection site edema/swelling, hematoma/bruising, pain, numbness, erythema, and induration.
Physical examination revealed a 4-cm area of induration and erythema of the right parotid gland extending below the mandible.
Digital examination showed induration at the same position but with only minimal discomfort.
A positive TST result was defined as induration [greater than or equal to] 5 mm (7).
Cutaneous manifestations of EF have been described as progressive, with the earliest stage being edema of the extremities, followed by peau d'orange with hyperpigmentation, and finally induration (9).
Or, if a patch test result is a weak positive - a 1+ with some induration or a palpable component - it's important to repeat the test to see if the result is reproducible, said Dr.
If induration develops 24-48 hours later at the site of needle insertion, the test is positive, he said at the annual meeting of the International Pelvic Pain Society.
Infection may be said to be present if a patient has two of the following signs: pain, redness, tenderness, induration, warmth, lymphangitis, foul smell, or gas formation.