Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.
Aminobenzenesulfonic acids. Organic acids that are used in the manufacture of dyes and organic chemicals and as reagents.
Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.
Invasion of the site of trauma by pathogenic microorganisms.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
Wounds caused by objects penetrating the skin.
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
Penetrating wounds caused by a pointed object.
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
A vascular connective tissue formed on the surface of a healing wound, ulcer, or inflamed tissue. It consists of new capillaries and an infiltrate containing lymphoid cells, macrophages, and plasma cells.