English translation: solution of continuity (medical)
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Explanation: It the context were technical, it would be discontinuity or break.
Robert INGLEDEW Argentina Local time: 18:31 Native speaker of: English, Spanish PRO pts in pair: 1940
Thanks, Robert. I thought of doing it like this, but I needed some confirmation.
2 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
discontinuity / lack of continuity
Explanation: I'd use one of those.
"SOLUTION OF CONTINUITY" is highly unusual in Medicine. I ran a Medline search of all the articles published between 1995 & 2002. Only 2 articles turned up with the phrase "solution of continuity": both were written by Italian authors.