What is another word for induration?

36 synonyms found


[ ɪndjʊ͡əɹˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ɪndjʊ‍əɹˈe‍ɪʃən], [ ɪ_n_d_j_ʊə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

How to use "Induration" in context?

1. The term "induration" refers to the hardening of a body part, usually tissue, due to Necrosis, Inflammation and Scarring.

2. Induration may occur due to a variety of sources, such as injury, infection, inflammation, or neoplasia.

3. Induration can lead to a variety of symptoms, including pain, redness, tenderness and swelling.

4. Treatment for induration depends on the cause and may include antibiotics, radiation therapy, or surgery.

5. Induration is a common complication after surgery, particularly for limb amputations.

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