eosinophilic granuloma


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eosinophilic granuloma

[¦ē·ə¦sin·ə¦fil·ik gran·yə′lō·mə]
(medicine)
A disease, principally of childhood, characterized by foci of bone inflammation and granulation containing lipids, mononuclear cells, and eosinophils.
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Patients with eosinophilic granuloma develop solitary osteolytic lesions without systemic manifestations.
6] A variety of CNS lesions have been described, ranging from hypothalamus-pituitary infiltration with secondary diabetes insipidus, which is another clinical hallmark of LCH, to eosinophilic granulomas and neurodegenerative disease (ataxia, cognitive dysfunction).
Eosinophilic Granuloma arising from the pelvis in children: a report of three cases.
Eosinophilic granuloma is perhaps seen more commonly in older females and is found on the face.
Expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and significance of a macrophage assay in eosinophilic granuloma.
It was Rowland [6] (1929) who gave histological description of this lesion in different organs while Green and Farber [7] (1942) demonstrated that eosinophilic granuloma of bone, Hand Schuller Christian disease and Letterer Siwe Syndrome have the same basic pathology.
Today, veterinarians are using low-level lasers to treat a variety of conditions, including asthma, renal and thyroid diseases, arthritis and other join pain, open wounds that are slow to heal, inflammatory bowel disease and feline eosinophilic granuloma, a complex skin condition that causes rashes, bumps, ulcers and swelling on the thighs, face, mouth and abdomen.
2,10) The differential diagnosis includes both benign and malignant osteolytic neoplasms such as metastasis, primary bone neoplasms, hemangioma, aneurysmal bone cyst, eosinophilic granuloma, fibrosarcoma, epidermoid cyst, and bone infection.
Eosinophilic granuloma (EG) could also be called the great mimicker of osseous lesions.
The tumour like lesions included 6 bone cysts and 2 eosinophilic granuloma (Table 1).
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