Medical Definition of Hypostatic ectasia

1. Dilation of a blood vessel, usually a vein, in a dependent portion of the body, as in varicose veins of the leg. Mammary duct ectasia, dilation of mammary ducts by lipid and cellular debris in older women; rupture of ducts may result in granulomatous inflammation and infiltration by plasma cells. See: plasma cell mastitis. Papillary ectasia, obsolete term for senile haemangioma. (05 Mar 2000)



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