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dysplasia

[di′splā·zhə]
(pathology)
Abnormal development or growth, especially of cells.
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In our experience in modified repair, the dysplastic dartos and distal fibrous band of penis should be resected completely to loosen and straighten the penile shaft sufficiently.
Cooperman and associates (1983) studied 32 dysplastic hips with lateral center edge angles of less than 20[degrees] for more than 20 years in order to determine the natural history of acetabular dysplasia.
Dhar said that their study showed that HcPC are likely derived from dysplastic lesions, can progress to malignant tumours and further demonstrate that the malignant progression of HcPC to full-blown liver cancer depends upon the microenvironment that surrounds them.
The bone marrow biopsy morphological features were as follows: 51% were normal (18/35), 25% showed secondary myelodysplasia (9/35), 10% showed mild dysplastic features (4/35), 3% aplastic anaemia (1/35), and 3% showed eosinophilia (1/35).
More than 95 percent of all adult cancers are carcinomas, which can be prevented if they are detected and treated at the dysplastic, or precancerous stage.
Previous data have demonstrated elevated COX2 protein and messenger RNA expression in inflamed mucosa, dysplastic lesions, as well as carcinomas arising in ulcerative colitis.
Key words: rat, dysplastic lesions, colon cancer, butiric acid, dymethylhidrazine.
There's no reason to expect anything short of a full, productive life for the mildly or even moderately dysplastic dog, as long as he is properly cared for.
The study classified high-risk patients as those with significant past sun exposure and damage, especially multiple or severe sunburns; numerous or dysplastic nevi; actinic keratoses; any skin cancer; and family history of melanoma, especially in multiple blood relatives.
Whilst the mole was not malignant it was markedly dysplastic - growing oddly - and this is often a precursor to melanoma.
The patient underwent plain X-ray imaging of the cervical spine, computed tomography (CT) of the neck with 3-dimensional reconstructions and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cervical spine, which showed kyphoscoliotic deformity of the cervical spine with anterior wedging and dysplastic changes of C3 and C4 vertebrae.