fibroplasia


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Related to fibroplasia: retrolental fibroplasia, cicatrisation

fibroplasia

[‚fī·brə′plā·zhə]
(medicine)
The growth of fibrous tissue, as in the second phase of wound healing.
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The mechanisms underlying the processes involve: (I) Inflammatory mediators and growth factors; (II) cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix interactions that govern cell proliferation, migration and differentiation; (III) events in epithelialization, fibroplasia and angiogenesis; (IV) wound contraction, and (V) remodeling.
Although the majority of cases with STI are idiopathic, conditions like vasculitis, sickle cell disease, polycythemia, epididymitis, intimal fibroplasia of spermatic artery, hypersensitivity angiitis, trauma, or prior testicular torsion can predispose to this condition.
Ashton, "Pathological basis of retrolental fibroplasia," British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
The subchondral bone in turn generates an inflammatory response consisting of vascular hemorrhage and fibroplasia.
Ademas del efecto volumetrico inmediato de la silicona, se induce la formacion de fibroplasia a largo plazo.
There are several descriptive terms used for epiretinal membranes covering the spectrum of severity; these include terms such as cellophane maculopathy, pre-retinal macular fibrosis, gliosis, surface wrinkling retinopathy, epimacular fibrosis, pre-macular fibroplasia and various combinations of these terms.
Histological examination of affected area showed premature desquamation of inner root sheath (Figure 2) and concentric lamellar fibroplasia of affected follicle (Figure 3) lymphocytic perifollicular inflammation.
Alveolar septa were thick due to cellular infiltration slight fibroplasia and inconsistent proliferation of type II pneumocytes (Fig.
Effect of oxygen on developing retinal vessels with particular reference to the problem of retrolental fibroplasia.
At the periphery of the mycotic lesions were foci of type II pneumocyte hyperplasia, septal fibroplasia, and mononuclear infiltration.