microlithiasis


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microlithiasis

[¦mī·krō·li′thī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
The presence of numerous microliths.
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Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis presenting with crazy-paving pattern on high resolution CT.
Treatment and follow-up of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis with disodium editronate: radiological demonstration.
Treatment of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis with a diphosphonate-preliminary results of a case.
But it remains unclear what the optimum follow-up care is for patients with testicular microlithiasis, which is characterized at sonography by multiple micro-calcifications in the testes.
Follow-up may be needed [for] patients with classic testicular microlithiasis and other risk factors," said Ms.
Overall, 137 patients with testicular microlithiasis were identified, for an incidence of 4.
Conditions Associated With Noncellular Eosinophilic Alveolar Exudates and Eosinophilic Intra-alveolar Inclusions Edema: cardiogenic and noncardiogenic Fibrin: acute lung injury Hyaline membranes: diffuse alveolar damage Necrosis: infection, infarction, tumor Protein: alveolar proteinosis Bone: dendriform calcification Round calcifications: alveolar microlithiasis Other: corpora amylacea
The ultrasound appearance of seminomas is usually a solid, hypoechoic mass; however, they can appear heterogeneous with microlithiasis or necrosis (Figure 9).
Ultrasound revealed an inhomogeneous right testicle with microlithiasis.
Ultrasound revealed bilateral microlithiasis of the testicles.
In 1970, Priebe and Garret (2) first described testicular microlithiasis in the X-ray of a healthy 4-year-old boy.
Testicular microlithiasis (TM) is defined as multiple (>5) echogenic nonshadowing 2- to 3-mm foci randomly scattered throughout the testicular parenchyma (Figure 13).