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dysplasia

[di′splā·zhə]
(pathology)
Abnormal development or growth, especially of cells.
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The results of this study showed that gender, age, lesion size, and anatomical site correlate with a smoking habit and dysplastic lesions.
Key words: rat, dysplastic lesions, colon cancer, butiric acid, dymethylhidrazine.
2] determined the classical visualisation findings of multicystic dysplastic kidney and crossed renal ectopy necessary for the diagnosis: (1) a multicystic mass of variable size that is contiguous with the lower pole of a hydronephrotic, malrotated kidney; (2) ureteral displacement and/or dilatation; and (3) contralateral absence of the kidney and its renal artery.
This limits sampling error, removes dysplastic nevus completely (preventing recurrence), and better predicts the Breslow depth if the lesion proves to be a melanoma, said Dr.
Kidney growth and renal function in unilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney disease.
The majority of a federal advisory panel agreed that the data on a recombinant bivalent human papillomavirus vaccine indicate that the vaccine is safe and effective in preventing cervical cancer and certain precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV types 16 and 18 in girls and women aged 10-25 years.
While RFA had side effects, such as transient chest discomfort and occasional narrowing of the esophagus, these were slight compared with those of esophagectomy (surgical removal of all or part of the esophagus), a treatment commonly used to treat high-grade dysplastic BE.
A greater understanding of the genetic changes seen in the dysplastic cells has led to new drugs that alter DNA expression in these abnormal cells.
Alex, of Middleton-in-Teesdale, was born with dysplastic kidneys, meaning the organs were not fully developed.
Further tests were conducted to investigate metabolic or dysplastic bone disease.
Dysplastic naevi synthesise less eumelanin and more phaeomelanin.
Kelly, 23, was born with dysplastic hips - not fully formed - and as a baby she wore a bar between her legs.