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malformation

Pathol a deformity in the shape or structure of a part, esp when congenital

malformation

[‚mal·fər′mā·shən]
(medicine)
A deformity of a part of the body resulting from abnormal development.
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It is the malformation of the LSCC, which is the last one to develop, that occurs most frequently, and this may be explained by such a sequential development model of inner ear embryogenesis.
The subcutaneous thickening consisted of macrocystic, multiseptated lesions consistent with lymphatic malformations.
No studies have been carried out in northeast India to assess the relative importance of congenital malformation and stillbirths.
In 2016, a Cochrane review of different antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy found that only with valproic acid could the risk of a malformation be clearly linked to the size of the dose (Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
The patient had a huge venous malformation in her left leg that extended from the buttock to the mid-calf region (present since birth); a reduction in size was observed after 3 sittings of ethanol injections into the localized lesion (B).
Keywords: Anorectal malformation, colostomy, imperforate anus, posterior sagittal anorectoplasty, rectovestibular fistula
CHICAGO -- Thanks to convoluted terminology, not to mention confusion in the literature, physicians have been known to frequently misdiagnose vascular malformations as hemangiomas, but an evolving understanding of their differences may lead to more precise diagnoses, according to a report at a symposium on vascular surgery sponsored by Northwestern University.
Although developmental venous anomalies are considered to be benign lesions, association with arteriovenous malformation renders malignant potential to this combined pathology.
However, one of the interesting things is that we have never heard that any animals of Subphylum Vertebrata once suffered from Chiari malformation and there is indeed no literature reporting that.
1), 2 these lesions have been recently categorized into two groups as vascular malformation or hemangiomas.
Horticulturists have advised mango growers especially in Punjab to take timely steps to tackle mango malformation disease to avoid production losses.