January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1958
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A definition of the term "scleropathy" is presented. It refers to the procedure of injecting irritating chemicals in the vascular spaces or body cavities to harden, fill, or destroy them. This procedure may cause injury to neighboring tissues. Ethanol and sodium tetradecyl sulfate are the most commonly used sclerosing agents.


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