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A discrete nodular lesion of inflammatory tissue in which granulation is significant.



a focal growth of inflammatory origin in the cells of young connective tissue in the form of a small node.

Granuloma develops in connection with various (most often infectious) processes (tuberculosis, syphilis, leprosy, brucellosis, tularemia, actinomycosis), with collagenic diseases (such as rheumatism), and at the sites of entry of foreign bodies. Certain granulomas have more specific names, such as the tubercle in tuberculosis and the gumma in syphilis.

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Nasal granuloma gravidarum lesions appear as well-defined masses with soft-tissue attenuation on CT and T2 hyperintensity and T1 hypointensity on magnetic resonance imaging.
The most common type of granuloma was tuberculous granulomas 63 (73.
The most common pathology among them is the peri-apical granuloma, comprised by a mass of chronic inflammatory tissue, in which isolated nests of epithelium can be found.
Pyogenic granuloma, efficacy, sclerotherapy, sodium tetradecyl sulfate.
Human neurobrucellosis with intracerebral granuloma caused by a marine mammal Brucella spp.
A granuloma is an organised structure consisting of highly differentiated cells such as multi-nucleated giant cells, epithelioid cells and foamy cells surrounded by lymphocytes.
The two specimens (before and after FDT), were compared with respect to the basement membrane pigmentation, percentage of dermis occupied by granuloma or inflammatory infiltrate per average low power field, presence of protective cells such as lymphocytes and epithelioid cells, the presence of acid fast bacilli and evidence of dermal fibrosis.
Basados en la sospecha clinica, los hallazgos histologicos y el reconocimiento del agente etiologico se hizo diagnostico de granuloma de Majocchi.
El granuloma es una coleccion focal compacta de celulas inflamatorias con predominio de celulas mononucleares, que se forma generalmente como resultado de la persistencia de algun producto no degradable con hipersensibilidad activa (7,8).
Annular elastolytic granuloma is a variant of granuloma annulare that occurs on skin that has been exposed to the sun.
Upon palpation, no palpable swelling could be noticed except inflammatory granuloma over the mucous membrane.
7% cases of epithelioid granuloma with necrosis had bacillary count of grade 3+; 9% cases of necrosis without epithelioid granuloma had bacillary count of grade 3+.