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 healing at the site was first intention healing characterized by early infiltration of polymorphs and macrophages followed by vascularisation and fibroplasia.
The rise and fall of retrolental fibroplasias in New York State.
Papillary dermal fibrosis is absent or only slight, and lamellar fibroplasias or concentric eosinophilic fibrosis, typical of a dysplastic nevus, is absent.
In group I on day 3, partial epithelialization was seen and the granulation tissue showed severe inflammatory reaction, fibroplasia and neovascularization.
7] Fibromuscular dysplasia leads to renovascular disease and hypertension through medial fibroplasia of the renal artery.
Other antihistamines are also generally safe during pregnancy Still, all antihistamines should be avoided if premature labor occurs because, of a possible association between retrolental fibroplasia in premature babies exposed to antihistamines within 2 weeks of birth.
A significantly increased risk of retrolental fibroplasia in premature babies whose mothers had taken a first-generation antihistamine during the last 2 weeks of gestation was also found in a 1986 multicenter study of premature newborns.
Too much oxygen in my incubator I caused a filament to form over the corneas of my eyes, a condition known as retrolental fibroplasia.
Nematodes were embedded in the wall of the proventriculus from the lamina propria to the serosal surface and were surrounded by granulocytes, epithelioid macrophages, multinucleate giant ceils, lymphocytes, and fibroplasia.
In general, dermal injury is accomplished by fibroplasia, angiogenesis and migration of fibroblast, endothelial cells and epithelial cells lead to wound contraction.
The plaintiff subsequently developed retrolental fibroplasia (RLF), resulting in blindness.
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), originally called retrolental fibroplasia, was the leading cause of blindness in children in the 1940s and 1950s.