desmoplasia

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desmoplasia

[‚dez·mə′plā·zhə]
(medicine)
The formation and proliferation of connective tissue, frequently in the growth of tumors.
The formation of adhesions.
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Importantly, since the desmoplastic reaction around the graft limits the ability to identify planes between the renal vasculature and pelvic vessels, there is increased risk for vascular injuries during ECAN.
Primary malignant diseases arising from the peritoneal cavity include malignant mesothelioma, cystic mesothelioma, primary peritoneal carcinoma, and desmoplastic small round cell tumor.
Spindle cells with nuclear grooves may also be seen in an unusual variant of spindle cell melanoma, desmoplastic malignant melanoma (12).
Due to its nonexclusive histological features, this lesion is often confused with other entities, such as hyperplastic dental follicles, odontogenic myxomas, and desmoplastic fibromas, which highliaght the importance of clinical pathological correlation in the diagnosis of odontogenic fibromas.
The hypoenhancement is accounted for by the desmoplastic and hypovascular nature of the tumor.
In contrast to ductal adenocarcinoma, the cytologic appearance of the epithelium lining the tubules in pancreatoblastoma is low grade, and the desmoplastic response seen with adenocarcinomas is absent.
The reason for this is the strong desmoplastic reaction and the rare vascularization of the tumor tissue.
Second, we could use UTMD to disrupt the desmoplastic stroma, which tends to protect the tumor from chemotherapy.
The prominent intervening stroma may contain abundant smooth muscles and elastic fibres; it may also have a reactive desmoplastic quality and be infiltrated by inflammatory cells.
Primary mucosal desmoplastic melanoma is an exceedingly rare, potentially devastating disease that is often initially misdiagnosed because of its deceptively benign presentation.
Chanel Carter, who once dreamed of becoming a dancer, was diagnosed with a rare benign tumour, Desmoplastic Fibroma, at the age of 12.
Chanel was just 12 when she was diagnosed with desmoplastic fibroma, a rare condition which affected the growth bone in her right foot leaving her in agony whenever she walked.