blood stasis

In traditional Chinese medicine, a condition described as slowing or pooling of blood, which may cause pain or other symptoms.

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  • Blood stasis — syndrome, or blood stagnation (Chinese: Xue Yu ) is an important underlying pathology of many disease processes according to traditional Chinese medicine. Described in TCM theory as a slowing or pooling of the blood due to disruption of Heart Qi …   Wikipedia

  • Stasis (medicine) — In medicine, stasis means the state in which the normal flow of a body liquid stops, for example the flow of blood through vessels or of intestinal contents through the digestive tract. See also * Blood stasis, or slowing of the blood ( Xue Yu )… …   Wikipedia

  • Stasis — refers to a stoppage or slowdown in the flow of blood (or other body fluid such as lymph). A stasis ulcer is an ulcer (a crater) that develops in an area in which the circulation is sluggish and the venous return (the return of venous blood… …   Medical dictionary

  • Stasis dermatitis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 I83.1 ICD 9 454.1 Stasis dermatitis (also known …   Wikipedia

  • Stasis — Sta sis (st[=a] s[i^]s or st[a^]s [i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. sta sis a standing still.] (Physiol.) A slackening or arrest of the blood current in the vessels, due not to a lessening of the heart s beat, but presumably to some abnormal resistance of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stasis — [stā′sis, stas′is] n. pl. stases [stāsēz΄, stas′sēz΄] [ModL < Gr, a standing < histanai, to STAND] 1. a) a stoppage of the flow of some fluid in the body, as of blood b) reduced peristalsis of the intestines resulting in the retention of… …   English World dictionary

  • Stasis dermatitis — A skin irritation on the lower legs generally related to circulatory problems. Stasis refers to a stoppage or slowdown in the flow of blood (or other body fluid such as lymph). A stasis ulcer is an ulcer (a crater) that develops in an area in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Stasis ulcer — A stasis ulcer is an ulcer (a crater) that develops in an area in which the circulation is sluggish and the venous return (the return of venous blood toward the heart) is poor. A common location for stasis ulcers is on the ankle. Stasis refers to …   Medical dictionary

  • Stasis — The term stasis may refer to * A state of stability, in which all forces are equal and opposing, therefore they cancel out each other. * Stasis (political history), as defined by Thucydides as a set of symptoms indicating an internal disturbance… …   Wikipedia

  • stasis — /stay sis, stas is/, n., pl. stases /stay seez, stas eez/. 1. the state of equilibrium or inactivity caused by opposing equal forces. 2. Pathol. stagnation in the flow of any of the fluids of the body, as of the blood in an inflamed area or the… …   Universalium

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