from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Within or between the layers of the skin: an intradermal injection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In medicine, injections or infusions fall into the parenteral category of drug/substance delivery methods. Intradermal means within, about, or below a dermal tissue layer (typically the skin)and describes the location of administration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. relating to areas between the layers of the skin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to areas between the layers of the skin
The next step is to perform what's called intradermal testing, where we actually inject a tiny amount of the allergen under the skin and elicit a wheal-and-flare response, which basically means a reddening that indicates that you are allergic to those allergens.
New this year is an intradermal flu vaccine, Fluzone Intradermal, which will be available for adults aged 18 through 64 years.
Both patients described in cases 1 and 2 were treated with intradermal calcium gluconate injections and were pain free after treatment.
However, it may be considered when a patient does not respond to maximum intradermal calcium injections. 23
These include topical therapy, intradermal calcium injections and intraarterial calcium infusion.
This method of treatment assures adequate delivery of calcium to all affected areas of the fingers and avoids pressure necrosis that may develop from intradermal injections of the fingers.
In fact, intradermal skin test reactivity to â-lactoglobulin – lactose conjugates has been shown to be 10 - to 100-fold increased compared with native â-lactoglobulin. 9 Furthermore, large complexes may be randomly distributed explaining why some lots of Advair contained larger amounts of milk proteins compared with others.
Robert Redford has intradermal nevi, Sarah Jessica Parker had a junctional nevus on her chin which recently was surgically removed, Cindy Crawford has a junctional nevus near her lip, and Marilyn Monroe had a very famous benign melanocytic nevus.
One type is a flat, dark brown spot (a benign melanocytic nevus), another is pigmented and slightly raised (a junctional nevus), and there are also flesh-colored bumpy moles (intradermal nevi).
I have to get needles on a weekly basis except that they're intradermal, so not too bad, and I pretty much passed out midway through there.
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