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Topic: The Superficial

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  Superficial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Superficial is a general term meaning "regarding the surface", often metaphorically.
A superficial, or alternatively, an "over-simplified" argument is prone to many logical fallacies: including hasty generalization, division, composition and many others.
A person who exhibits a "superficial" comprehension of some or many subjects may be negatively attributed as being shallow or even Pseudointellectual.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superficial   (144 words)

 Superficial anatomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Superficial anatomy is a descriptive science dealing with anatomical features that can be studied by sight, without dissecting an organism.
In particular, in the case of human anatomy, these are the form and proportions of the human body and the surface landmarks which correspond to deeper structures hidden from view, both in static pose and in motion.
Studying of superficial anatomy is the basis for depiction of human body in classic art.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superficial_anatomy   (193 words)

The high-up (superficial) liposuction was heavily marketed, as opposed to liposuction that involved removal of fat from the traditional location, which is in the lower to mid-fatty layers.
Superficial liposuction near the surface of the skin may damage small blood vessels and nerves leading to the dermis (leather layer adjacent to the surface epidermis of the skin).
The author feels that the current practice of superficial liposuction may be undesirable for use in most areas of the body, with the exception of the face and neck.
www.lipoinfo.com /chap20.htm   (937 words)

 eMedicine - Thrombophlebitis, Superficial : Article by Craig Feied, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACPh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Every effort should be made to prevent superficial phlebitis from progressing to involve the deep veins, because damage to deep vein valves leads to chronic deep venous insufficiency (often referred to as postphlebitic syndrome) as well as to recurrent PE and a risk of death.
The principal indication for fibrinolysis in superficial phlebitis is greater saphenous phlebitis approaching the saphenofemoral junction at the groin.
Superficial varicosities and superficial phlebitis are common during pregnancy, and associated DVT is also common because of a pregnancy-related reduction in intrinsic plasminogen activator activity.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic582.htm   (6968 words)

 eMedicine - Superficial Thrombophlebitis : Article by George Johnson, Jr, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Superficial thrombophlebitis is an inflammatory reaction with thrombus of a vein under the skin.
Superficial thrombophlebitis usually is associated with an inflammatory reaction involving the vein.
Superficial thrombophlebitis spontaneously develops in superficial veins, especially in the lower extremities in the greater saphenous vein; this is common in patients with varicose veins.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic3201.htm   (2930 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Superficial thrombophlebitis
Superficial thrombophlebitis may occur after the recent use of an intravenous (IV) line, after trauma to the vein, or for no apparent reason in persons at risk for thrombophlebitis.
Superficial thrombophlebitis may occasionally be associated with abdominal cancers (such as carcinoma of the pancreas), deep vein thrombosis, and thromboangiitis obliterans.
Superficial thrombophlebitis is usually a benign and short-term condition.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000199.htm   (623 words)

 Paper1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Superficial thrombophlebitis is thrombosis of superficial veins associated with vein wall inflammatory changes.
In such case and in cases where pulmonary embolisation has occurred only the junction between the superficial and deep venous systems should be surgically disconnected and the rest of the superficial vein not subjected to stripping or avulsions in the acute phase.
In case where the superficial thrombophlebitis is not as aggressive the varicose veins should be treated once the superficial thrombophlebitis has settled, so as to prevent further episodes.
www.freevas.demon.co.uk /paper1.htm   (706 words)

 Superficial Angiomyxoma
Superficial angiomyxoma (cutaneous myxoma): a clinicopathologic study of 17 cases arising in the genital region.
We support the concept of superficial angiomyxoma as a distinctive clinicopathologic entity that should be included in the differential diagnosis of other myxoid cutaneous tumors, including dermal nerve sheath myxoma, trichodiscoma and trichofolliculoma, and low-grade myxofibrosarcoma.
We suspect that superficial angiomyxoma, cutaneous focal mucinosis, trichogenic myxoma, trichogenic adnexal tumors, trichodiscoma, myxoid perifollicular fibromas, trichofolliculomas and fibrofolliculomas, the Carney complex, NAME and LAMB syndromes are all closely related.
www.thedoctorsdoctor.com /diseases/angiomyxoma_superficial.htm   (1640 words)

 Lab Manual - Superficial Back
Describe the general structural plan of the body and the relationships of the layers, partitions and compartments one encounters when dissecting from superficial to deep in any particular region.
In those areas where the subcutaneous tissue was preserved, nerves may be located by incising through the superficial fascia in the mid-line and elevating and separating this layer from the deep fascia.
The superficial muscles of the entire body are covered with an investing fascia that is relatively opaque and firmly adherent to the muscle.
www.med.umich.edu /lrc/coursepages/M1/anatomy/html/back/introback.html   (2965 words)

 Superficial Thrombophlebitis: Venous Disorders: Merck Manual Home Edition
Superficial thrombophlebitis (superficial phlebitis) is inflammation and clotting in a superficial vein.
Superficial thrombophlebitis most often affects the superficial veins in the legs but may also affect superficial veins in the groin.
When superficial thrombophlebitis occurs in the groin, where the main superficial vein joins the main deep vein, a thrombus may extend into the deep vein.
www.merck.com /mrkshared/mmanual_home2/sec03/ch036/ch036c.jsp   (404 words)

 Superficial Liposuctioon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Superficial Liposuction is a safe, minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis and bromhidrosis, and it has a very high success rate.
The difference is that with Superficial Liposuction, the cannula opening is directed toward the surface of the skin where the apocrine and eccrine glands are located.
This procedure generally results in a permanent 80% to 100% reduction in the amount of sweating under the arms with temporary numbness being the most common side effect.
hyperhidrosis0.tripod.com /superficial_liposuction.htm   (180 words)

 Superficial Bladder Cancer
For recurrent, superficial high grade tumors, or as a preventative measure in high-risk patients after TUR, various chemotherapeutic agents may be instilled in the bladder, and use of such agents has been shown to increase disease free intervals.
Whereas superficial bladder cancer has the appearance of a solid or papillary tumor, in carcinoma in situ, the involved mucosa is reddish and velvety to granular.
Photodynamic therapy and hyperthermia combined with chemoradiotherapy are being investigated for use in superficial bladder cancer.
blcwebcafe.org /superficialblca.asp   (2979 words)

 Home - Superficial
This page introduces the key concepts of the Superficial approach, which are demonstrated by means of a spike application (450KB applet requiring Java plug-in and best opened in a separate tab or window).
In a Superficial application you don't have to code this for individual cases, just as you don't code the surface in terms of individual widgets, or more facet targets than are logically necessary.
The power of Superficial's retargeting architecture to simplify issues such as event listening and data binding is a consequence of the most fundamental feature of Superficial - its extremely clear separation of concerns.
superficial.sourceforge.net   (1601 words)

 Carolina Regional Cancer Center Installs Superficial Unit
The machine is wall mounted and located in a shielded treatment room, which was completed with the building expansion in December of 2005.
“Superficial radiotherapy is highly effective in the treatment of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin,” said Dr. Williams.
Advantages of superficial therapy over more conventional electron beam treatments include the ability to treat smaller margins and reduce the radiation dose to surrounding tissues.
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/2/inktomi339579.php   (855 words)

 DermAtlas: Online Dermatology Image Library dermatology image,melanoma, superficial spreading,melanoma, superficial ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The lesion was excised, and histology revealed a superficial spreading melanoma with a Breslow index of 0.56 mm.
The lesion was excised, and, histology revealed a superficial spreading melanoma with a Breslow index of 1.55mm.
The lesion was excised and histology demonstrated a superficial spreading malignant melanoma.
dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu /derm/result.cfm?Diagnosis=1020351795   (656 words)

 Thrombophlebitis, superficial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Superficial thrombophlebitis is an inflammatory condition of the veins with secondary thrombosis.
Superficial migratory thrombophlebitis in 27% of patients with thromboangiitis obliterans
Samlaskie CP, James WD: Superficial thrombophlebitis I. Primary hypercoagulable states.
www.5mcc.com /Assets/SUMMARY/TP0912.html   (186 words)

 Introduction: Superficial thrombophlebitis - WrongDiagnosis.com
Researching symptoms of Superficial thrombophlebitis: Further information about the symptoms of Superficial thrombophlebitis is available including a list of symptoms of Superficial thrombophlebitis, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Superficial thrombophlebitis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Misdiagnosis and Superficial thrombophlebitis: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Superficial thrombophlebitis, underlying causes of Superficial thrombophlebitis (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases.
Treatments for Superficial thrombophlebitis: Various information is available about treatments available for Superficial thrombophlebitis, prevention of Superficial thrombophlebitis, or research treatments for other diseases.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /s/superficial_thrombophlebitis/intro.htm   (211 words)

 Superficial Bladder Cancer Therapy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Seventy-four percent of cases are superficial at the time of diagnosis, of which 70% are stage Ta and 30% are stage T1 Low-grade non-invasive tumors may be treated with resection and fulguration.
Multifocal superficial disease irrespective of grade or stage is also associated with increased risk of tumor recurrence and progression, and constitutes an indication for adjuvant intravesical therapy.
Abel, P.D.: Follow-up of patients with "superficial" transinsulars cell carcinoma of the bladder: The case for a change in policy.
www.duj.com /Article/Schenkman.html   (6457 words)

 superficial spreading malignant melanoma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Biopsy confirmed the presence of a superficial spreading type melanoma and the patient has done well since excision.
Shades of blue, grey, and red are present in this tan and brown lesion.
After the patient was withdrawn from coumadin, a biopsy confirmed this lesion to be level II superficial spreading melanoma.
matrix.ucdavis.edu /tumors/tradition/gallery-ssmm.html   (406 words)

 DermAtlas: Online Dermatology Image Library dermatology image,thrombophlebitis, superficial,Trousseau ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This 55-year-old man developed symmetric tender superficial red edematous streaking on his legs and ankles.
This tendency to develop thrombophlebitis probably related to a generalized hypercoagulable state has also been described with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, lung, bowel, gallbladder, ovary as well as leukemia and lymphoma.
A skin biopsy showed changes typical of a superficial thrombophlebitis, and a complete medical evaluation was planned to find an occult underlying disorder.
dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu /derm/result.cfm?Diagnosis=-1630436676   (329 words)

 ipedia.com: Lute Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The lute is a plucked string instrument with a fretted neck and a deep round back.
It evolved from an instrument originally developed in the Middle East, which was also the ancestor of the superficial...
It evolved from an instrument originally developed in the Middle East, which was also the ancestor of the superficially similar oud.
www.ipedia.com /lute.html   (1950 words)

 superficial. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Of, affecting, or being on or near the surface: a superficial wound.
Concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; shallow.
Trivial; insignificant: made only a few superficial changes in the manuscript.
www.bartleby.com /61/66/S0896600.html   (116 words)

 ae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Note the increased conspicuity of this coating on the T2WI due to local dephasing from hemosiderin (blooming).
Superficial siderosis results from chronic hemorrhage in the subarachnoid space leading to coating of the brain surfaces with hemosiderin.
Although some cases may be associated with tumors such as hemangioblastoma, the offending lesion is rarely identified.
www.med.uc.edu /neurorad/webpage/fqa.html   (89 words)

 The Superficial - Because You're Ugly
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The Superficial is a celebrity gossip site which publishes rumors and conjecture in addition to accurately reported facts.
Information on this site may or may not be true and The Superficial makes no warranty as to the validity of any claims.
www.thesuperficial.com   (1001 words)

 Urban Dictionary: superficial
His superficial talents were supplied by an unseen force.
Since she is superficial, Kelly will only date guys who are above the height of 6'3, and below 6'7, with NO exceptions.
Urban Dictionary is not appropriate for all audiences.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=superficial&r=f   (134 words)

 Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
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1 a (1) : of or relating to a surface (2) : lying on, not penetrating below, or affecting only the surface wounds> b British, of a unit of measure :
implies a concern only with surface aspects or obvious features superficial analysis of the problem>.
www2.merriam-webster.com /cgi-bin/mwdictsn?va=superficial   (131 words)

 Superficial definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Superficial: In anatomy, on the surface or shallow.
The cornea is on the superficial surface of the eye.
For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to "Anatomic Orientation Terms".
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9285   (233 words)

 Superficial MB - Powered by XMB 1.9.1 Nexus (Final)
Superficial MB - Powered by XMB 1.9.1 Nexus (Final)
I'd like to thank you all for being supportive and I hope to see you all on the new board once it's open.
You've been wonderful and I enjoyed Superficial while it was around.
mb.seventyfour.net   (79 words)

 LaserMyEye :: Encyclopedia :: Superficial punctate keratopathy (SPK)
LaserMyEye :: Encyclopedia :: Superficial punctate keratopathy (SPK)
Spots or lesions on the epithelium (surface of the cornea) which may be caused by drying of the cornea or by trauma.
Use of this website is subject to LaserMyEye's Terms of Use.
www.lasermyeye.org /encyclopedia/spk.html   (80 words)

 definition of superficial
Of or pertaining to the superficies, or surface; lying on the surface; shallow; not deep; as, a superficial color; a superficial covering; superficial measure or contents; superficial tillage.
Reaching or comprehending only what is obvious or apparent; not deep or profound; shallow; -- said especially in respect to study, learning, and the like; as, a superficial scholar; superficial knowledge.
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www.brainydictionary.com /words/su/superficial226271.html   (187 words)

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