lesion


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lesion

any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease

lesion

[′lē·zhən]
(biology)
A structural or functional alteration due to injury or disease.
(cell and molecular biology)
A damaged site in a gene, chromosome, or protein molecule.
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At a minimum, visual examination under proper lighting will aid in the diagnosis; simply touching the lesion will distinguish between a flat and a rough surface.
7) study, fibrocystic disease was the commonest lesion to be associated with usual ductal hyperplasia comprising of about 73 cases (40.
During the examination of the lesion, the site, size, texture, extension, etiological factor, dental status and trauma from sharp teeth or prosthesis were analyzed and recorded.
MR Spectrum was obtained from the lesion after placing an appropriate voxel over the area of interest.
The EI algorithm analyzes the stiffness of a lesion compared to the compressibility of its surrounding tissue, much like measuring the degree of stiffness of a marble suspended within a bowl of gelatin.
This can be described as the position of the lesion in the skeleton: axial or appendicular.
The investigators were interested in determining the proportion of suspicious lesions that actually turned out to be malignant, so they examined the records of 400 Veterans Affairs patients with a single suspect lesion who were referred to dermatologists at two major academic medical centers and six community-based clinics between 2006 and 2009.
The dermatologists, however, also identified and biopsied an additional I I I incidental lesions that usually occurred on different parts of the body from the index lesions.
Due to limited information on each lesion, the book would be more useful as a reference book in any dental clinic setting; far superior than any atlas of oral pathology.
The lesion in the conchal area was excised along with conchal and external meatal skin; the conchal cartilage and perichondrium were preserved.
Lucchinetti and her team looked at the brain tissue samples of 19 people who had been treated with plasma exchange therapy and found that all 10 of the people who had lesion pattern II experienced moderate to substantial improvements following therapy.
He had no history of other occupational exposures and reported having no significant sun exposure to the area of the lesion.