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lesion

any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease

lesion

[′lē·zhən]
(biology)
A structural or functional alteration due to injury or disease.
(cell and molecular biology)
A damaged site in a gene, chromosome, or protein molecule.
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High-resolution MR is an anatomic examination that characterizes structural lesions commonly associated with temporal lobe epilepsy.
Topics include anatomy and embryology of the vestibular apparatus, rotary chair testing, gait analysis, vestibular migraine, structural lesions of the central nervous system, vestibular rehabilitation, and current and future research and challenges.
About 40% of cases of cough headache do not show demonstrable etiology, while others will be secondary to structural lesions, mostly a Chiari type I malformation.
5) There are no other structural lesions that could help explain the symptoms and imaging findings.
The CT scan has revolutionized the diagnosis of dementia by making it possible to diagnose structural lesions such as tumors, subdural hematomas, hydrocephalus, and strokes, which are frequent causes of dementia, at essentially no risk to the patient.
If similar autopsy data or official data are gathered from dementia or geriatric clinics in the United States today, fewer subjects are found with brain tumors or other structural lesions.
Positive MRI findings in nonketotic hyperglycemia may help to identify structural lesions that could cause chorea and may also guide prompt appropriate therapy.
The sections cover basic principles and procedures, benign structural lesions, pre-malignant and malignant lesions of the larynx, neurogenic disorders, and laryngeal trauma.
In adults, growth hormone deficiencies may result from genetic defects, radiotherapy, structural lesions, or trauma.

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