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lesion

any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease
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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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Doctors often use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose patients as the immune system's attack produces lesions that appear as spots on scans of patients' brains.
Kappa statistics was calculated to determine the strength of agreement between clinical and histopathological diagnosis of oral white lesions. Data was stratified for gender, age and site of lesion to neutralize effect modifiers.
Forty-nine patients underwent resection of an impalpable breast lesion with patent blue marking.
Among the study group of 40 cases 3 cases were recurrent and chi square test showed the association between the malignant lesion and recurrence with p value 0.029 which is significant.
Key words: Orbital lesions, Benign, Malignant, Inflammatory.
They looked at 48 men with an index lesion on baseline MRI who received a 2nd MRI along with a targeted prostate biopsy.
Analyzing the body and edges of the lesions examined under transillumination has provided interesting information regarding their depth and thickness and helped setting forth a new classification where Enamel lesion which maybe deep, superficial or mixed 1, 2.
Lacunar infarction is a common cerebrovascular disease in clinics.1,2 After the infarction of central branch of cerebral artery is induced by arteriolosclerosis, cerebral tissues whose blood is supplied by the central branch induce softening lesions, leading to the formation of cavity.
The teledermoscopic diagnoses were pigmented basal cell carcinoma (3), intradermal nevus (6), seborrheic keratosis (4), benign melanocytic lesion (12), blue nevus (3), intracorneal hematoma (1), atypical nevus melanocytic suspicion (2), dermatofibroma (1), congenital nevus (1), solar lentigo (2), and melanoma (4).
Magnetic resonance imaging indications, MRI features (including lesion type and kinetic patterns), pathologic findings, and patient demographics were subsequently reviewed and recorded.
Women patients of all ages scheduled for biopsy of a suspicious breast lesion on sonomammography and conventional mammography (BIRADS IV and V) were included in the study.