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hilum

1. Botany
a. a scar on the surface of a seed marking its point of attachment to the seed stalk (funicle)
b. the nucleus of a starch grain
2. Anatomy a deep fissure or depression on the surface of a bodily organ around the point of entrance or exit of vessels, nerves, or ducts

hilum

[′hī·ləm]
(anatomy)
(botany)
Scar on a seed marking the point of detachment from the funiculus.
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Hilar and pancreatic gallium-67 accumulation is characteristic feature of autoimmune pancreatitis.
In 125 patients, only hilar LNs were recovered, in 137 patients only nonhilar LNs were recovered, and in 71 patients both hilar and nonhilar LNs were recovered, with positive LNs in 31.
On chest X-ray examination, bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy (BHL) is common, as are nodules, which predominantly affect the upper lobes.
Anatomical locations for all lymph nodes seen on (axial and MPR) CT were in descending order of frequency: subcarinal (28), right hilar (25), right para-tracheal and azygo-oesophageal (22), precarinal (21) and left hilar (15).
For the past six years, experts have been conducting excavations at the Hilar caves, an archeological site used as rock tombs centuries ago.
Amyloidosis may also manifest itself as pulmonary hypertension, hilar and mediastinal lymphadenopathy or pleural involvement (1, 3, 4).
A chest x-ray done before the hospitalization showed a bilateral hilar enlargement.
Admission chest radiograph demonstrated pulmonary emphysema and left hilar infiltration, but no evidence of any fractured ribs, hemo/pneumothorax or any other pulmonary pathology (Figure 1).
Hilar y Swank YOU can always rely on Hilary to ruffle a few fashion feathers and this figure hugging ostrich gown by Gucci hits the mark, being both unusual and eyecatching.
The chapter on Role of Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer discusses mediastinal lymph node dissection (MLND) and systematic lymph node sampling (SS); and the authors advocate for complete interlobar, hilar and mediastinal lymphadenectomy as compartment dissections in patients with NSCLC.
His chest X-ray shows increased diffuse pulmonary congestion and hilar markings, A CVP is placed and is reading 15 mm Hg.
Hilar vascular congestion and a posteroiateral erosive lesion in fifth right rib were also evident (Figure 1).