fibrosis

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fibrosis

the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing

fibrosis

[fī′brō·səs]
(medicine)
Growth of fibrous connective tissue in an organ or part in excess of that naturally present.
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Histoplasmosis is considered the most common cause of mediastinal fibrosis and almost always produces a focal disease process.
Chest x-ray showed no features of mediastinal fibrosis.
In patients with Cowden's syndrome, retroperitoneal fibrosis, mediastinal fibrosis, sclerosing cholangitis, Riedel's thyroiditis, and inflammatory pseudotumor of the orbit can all manifest, either alone or in combination.