Granuloma


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granuloma

[‚gran·yə′lō·mə]
(medicine)
A discrete nodular lesion of inflammatory tissue in which granulation is significant.

Granuloma

 

a focal growth of inflammatory origin in the cells of young connective tissue in the form of a small node.

Granuloma develops in connection with various (most often infectious) processes (tuberculosis, syphilis, leprosy, brucellosis, tularemia, actinomycosis), with collagenic diseases (such as rheumatism), and at the sites of entry of foreign bodies. Certain granulomas have more specific names, such as the tubercle in tuberculosis and the gumma in syphilis.

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Cholesterol granuloma is a fibrogranulomatous lesion that develops secondary to a foreign body reaction to cholesterol crystals and exhibits the accumulation of foreign body giant cells.
You need only one granuloma to 'go bad' in order to get active TB.
The facial nerve palsy is associated with epineural granulomas and perineural inflammatory infiltrates of cranial nerve VII (12).
Granuloma anulare (GA) nekrobiyotik dermal papuller ile karakterize, nedeni bilinmeyen, benin, inflamatuvar bir dermatozdur.
The anti-proliferative studies were carried out using cotton pellet granuloma in rats using the method of Swingle and Shideman (1972).
Histologic analysis demonstrated a palisading, necrobiotic granulomatous dermatitis with increased interstitial mucin (highlighted by colloidal iron stain shown in inset) consistent with granuloma annulare (Figure 3).
These are fleas, allergic dermatitis, and lick granulomas.
For associations between disease characteristics and comorbidities, the granuloma annulare patients were divided into subgroups based on disease extent (localized, disseminated, generalized), morphology (annular, nonannular), and histopathology (interstitial, palisaded, mixed, deep).
Central giant cell granuloma of the jaw: a review of the literature with emphasis on therapy options.
I went in for a visit on Wednesday and a scope of my vocal cords revealed that the granuloma has grown back where it had mostly healed.
Radiological differentiation between a tuberculoma and a single cysticercal granuloma is difficult.