Definition of extravasation:
The popliteal artery, however, is liable to be compressed or torn across in fractures of the lower end of the femur; extravasation of blood from the ruptured artery and gangrene of the limb may result.- "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
- "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas.
- "Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology", W. G. Aitchison Robertson.