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17:29 Dec 28, 2010
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Orthopedics
German term or phrase: Absetzstelle
In German medical report, finger has a fracture, a "mehrfragmentäre Nagelkranzfraktur".

My question here comes from the sentence: "Befund: Im Bereich der Absetzstelle überschießendes Granulationsgewebe."

What is the English translation for "Absetzstelle?"

Thanks for suggestions!
Stephen R Schoening
United States
Local time: 10:00
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Summary of answers provided
3deposit areaEllen Kraus
2area of necrosiscasper


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area of necrosis


Explanation:
...would be my educated guess, based on the following line of thought:

Absetzstelle = Ablagerungsstelle and one of the meanings of 'Ablagerung' is debris, which makes me think of necrosis in the context of "mehrfragmentäre Nagelkranzfraktur".

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deposit area


Explanation:
area where the dead particles settle or collect.

Ellen Kraus
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