The size of the calculus is far from being decisive as to the certainty of impaction or as to the untoward results.
If the impaction is not overcome, death by collapse or from peritonitis follows.
There is sudden pain at the site of impaction of the embolus, and the pulses beyond are lost.
The results of this are a swollen, tympanitic abdomen and impaction of the bowels, but the general health may be very good.
The site of the impaction is always in the small intestines.
The impaction of such soils by stock treading on them seems rather to advance than to hinder the growth.
impaction occurs not infrequently among the insane, and more frequently among women than men.
When the deformity resulting from impaction is slight, however, it is best to leave it, as it facilitates speedy and firm union.
In some cases, when the impaction is of the anterior portion of the neck, the limb is inverted.
They never give rise to the classical symptoms associated with impaction of a loose body between the articular surfaces.
impaction im·pac·tion (ĭm-pāk'shən)
The process or condition of being impacted.