malacia


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malacia

[mə′lāsh·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal softening of tissues of an organ or other body structure.
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The histologic features of VSBV-1 infection of the brain in the 4 patients consisted of multifocal malacia, edema, inflammatory perivascular, and parenchymal cell infiltration, as well as strong microglial and astroglial activation.
Bauer-Jackson Stage 1 Isolated, linear 2 Stellate 3 Flap 4 Crater formation 5 Fibrillation 6 Cartilage disintegration Outerbridge Stage 0 Normal 1 Malacia on surface 2 <50% irregular surface defect 3 >50% defect reaching subchondral bone 4 Cartilage defect where subchondral bone exposed MRI Stage 0 Normal 1 Edema/focal signal change 2 <50% fissure formation/focal defect 3 >50% fissure formation/focal defect 4 Full-thickness cartilage loss, signal increase in subchondral bone Table 2.
The cerebellar folia are diffusely attenuated, with focally extensive malacia characterized by softening and yellow discoloration of neuropil (*) (bar = 2 mm).
Various anesthetic risks other than tracheobronchial stenosis and malacia should also be considered during general anesthesia in patients with Hunter syndrome [2, 3].
Corte axial se observa discreta desviacion de estructuras de la linea media hacia el lado derecho, secundarias a hemiatrofia cerebral derecha; aumento en el diametro de la cisura de Silvio ipsilateral asociado a area de malacia; B.
El tratamiento depende de cada paciente y del grado de severidad de la malacia, la traqueostomia es raramente requerida, otras alternativas al tratamiento son: presion positiva continua en la via aerea nasal (CPAP nasal), prefiriendose su uso intermitente ademas de los stents y por ultimo el manejo quirurgico.
The classic: concerning traumatic malacia of the lunate and its consequences: degeneration and compression fractures.
Slowly compressive injury mainly results in white matter pathology with lesions ranging from demyelination to severe malacia.
Las lesiones microscopicas se confinan al tronco encefalico y consisten en infiltrado de celulas mononucleares alrededor de los vasos sanguineos, microabscesos acompanados de focos de malacia, celulas de Gitter y meningoencefalitis mononuclear en el area basal del encefalo (2, 14, 22, 23, 27) Los signos clinicos de la forma encefalica de listeriosis comprenden: depresion o excitabilidad, anorexia y otros signos relacionados a la disfuncion de los nervios craneanos.
Due to different life style of the population globally the etiology of tracheostomy in our study varies from the results of Graf47 who reported etiology of tracheostomy congenital heart disease (26%), airway malacia (17%) neuro-muscular disease (l4%),skeletal diseases (13%), chromosomal syndromes (13%),metabolic diseases (10%),static encephalopathy (16%),and primary lung disease (27%).
He was diagnosed with bronchial malacia and tracheomalacia so he had a tracheostomy fitted and a gastro tube for feeding.