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granulomatosis

 [gran″u-lo″mah-to´sis]
any condition involving the formation of multiple granulomas.
allergic granulomatosis churg-strauss syndrome.
eosinophilic granulomatosis Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Langerhans cell granulomatosis Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
lymphomatoid granulomatosis a multisystem disease involving predominantly the lungs, skin, central nervous system, and kidneys, caused by invasion and destruction of vessels by atypical lymphoreticular cells. Many affected patients develop frank lymphoma. It usually affects males, and the most frequent presenting symptoms are cough, shortness of breath, and chest pain. Extrapulmonary manifestations are common, with skin lesions being present in many cases.
granulomatosis sidero´tica a condition in which brownish nodules are seen in the enlarged spleen.
Wegener's granulomatosis a multisystem disease chiefly affecting males, characterized by necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis involving the upper and lower respiratory tracts, glomerulonephritis, and variable degrees of systemic, small vessel vasculitis, which is generally considered to represent an aberrant hypersensitivity reaction to an unknown antigen.

gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis

(gran'yū-lō-mă-tō'sis),
Any condition characterized by multiple granulomas.

granulomatosis

/gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis/ (gran″u-lo″mah-to´sis) the formation of multiple granulomas.
eosinophilic granulomatosis  Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Langerhans cell granulomatosis  see under histiocytosis.
granulomatosis sidero´tica  a condition in which brownish nodules are seen in the enlarged spleen.
Wegener's granulomatosis  a progressive disease, with granulomatous lesions of the respiratory tract, focal necrotizing arteriolitis and, finally, widespread inflammation of all organs of the body.

granulomatosis

[gran′yoo͡lōmətō′sis]
Etymology: L, granulum + Gk, oma, tumor, osis, condition
a condition or disease characterized by the development of granulomas, such as berylliosis, pulmonary Wegener's granulomatosis, or Wegener's granulomatosis.

granulomatosis

Any condition characterized by multiple nodules or granulomas. See Bronchocentric granulomatosis, Lymphomatoid granulomatosis, Necrotizing sarcoid granulomatosis, Wegener's granulomatosis.

gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis

(gran'yū-lō'mă-tō'sis)
Any condition characterized by the presence of granulomas.

granulomatosis

Any disease featuring multiple granulomas.

granulomatosis

the formation of multiple granulomas.

lymphomatoid granulomatosis
a lymphohistiocytic proliferative disorder in dogs, usually involving viscera but occasionally including skin lesions.
Wegener's granulomatosis
a mononuclear granulomatous disease characterized by granulomatous inflammation and necrotizing vasculitis.
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Nonmalignant Medical Conditions Associated With Reactive Eosinophilia Allergic reactions Drug reactions Asthma Parasitic infections Strongyloidiasis Schistosomiasis Filariasis Toxocariasis Metabolic abnormalities Adrenal insufficiency Humoral immunodeficiency Hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome (Job syndrome) Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome Hyperimmunoglobulin M syndrome Immunoglobulin A deficiency Pulmonary eosinophilias Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly Churg-Strauss syndrome) Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis Chronic and acute idiopathic eosinophilic pneumonias Autoimmune blistering skin diseases Dermatitis herpetiformis Bullous pemphigoid Table 2.

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