The openings were enlarged, and a number of fragments of bone, together with pulped cerebral matter and blood-clot, were removed.
One ear was slit, and a blood-clot from a cut on his head almost closed his left eye.
When the nerve is merely contused, or pressed upon by blood-clot, the paralysis tends to pass off in the course of a few days.
Fixed dilatation of one pupil may result from pressure by blood-clot, without other functional disturbance of the nerve.
The importance of removing blood and blood-clot from the peritoneal cavity is demonstrated on p. 98.
An embolus occupied the pulmonary artery, resembling a blood-clot found in the left common and internal iliac veins.
The raw surface usually has a thin layer of blood-clot upon it, and this should be wiped away.
The ear is syringed out to remove any fragments of granulation tissue or blood-clot.
Protective dressings cannot be employed, and we have in most cases to aim at healing under a blood-clot.
It will be evident that this process only differs from healing by primary union in the amount of blood-clot that is present.