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fibrinoid

 [fi´brĭ-noid]
1. resembling fibrin.
2. a homogeneous, eosinophilic, relatively acellular refractile substance with some of the staining properties of fibrin.

fi·brin·oid

(fī'bri-noyd),
1. Resembling fibrin.
2. A deeply or brilliantly acidophilic, homogeneous, proteinaceous material that: 1) is frequently formed in the walls of blood vessels and in connective tissue of patients with such diseases as disseminated lupus erythematosus, polyarteritis nodosa, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, and rheumatic fever; 2) is sometimes observed in healing wounds, chronic peptic ulcers, the placenta, necrotic arterioles of malignant hypertension, and other unrelated conditions.
[fibrin + G. eidos, resemblance]

fibrinoid

/fi·brin·oid/ (fi´brĭ-noid)
1. resembling fibrin.
2. a homogeneous, eosinophilic, relatively acellular refractile substance with some of the staining properties of fibrin.

fibrinoid

(fī′brə-noid′, fĭb′rə-)
adj.
Of or resembling fibrin.
n.
A homogenous acellular material similar to fibrin, found normally in the placenta and formed in connective tissue and in the walls of blood vessels in certain disease states.

fi·brin·oid

(fī'bri-noyd)
1. Resembling fibrin.
2. A deeply or brilliantly acidophilic, homogeneous, refractile, proteinaceous material that: 1) is frequently formed in the walls of blood vessels and in connective tissue of patients with such diseases as disseminated lupus erythematosus, polyarteritis nodosa, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, and rheumatic fever; and 2) is sometimes observed in healing wounds, chronic peptic ulcers, the placenta, necrotic arterioles of malignant hypertension, and other unrelated conditions.
[fibrin + G. eidos, resemblance]

fibrinoid

1. Resembling fibrin.
2. A homogeneous, refractile, non-cellular material resembling FIBRIN that is found in the walls of blood vessels and elsewhere in certain disease processes. Fibrinoid is also found as a layer between the PLACENTA and the womb.

fibrinoid

1. resembling fibrin.
2. a homogeneous, eosinophilic, relatively acellular refractile substance with some of the staining properties of fibrin.
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Histopathologic findings included a marked lympho-histiocytic fibrinoid necrotizing vasculitis affecting small blood vessels and arterioles in the kidney and liver (Figure) and associated with lymphocytic interstitial nephritis and mild multifocal granulomatous hepatitis.
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Small and medium-sized vessels showed necrotizing vasculitis with focal fibrinoid necrosis and mural inflammation.
Fibrinoid necrosis is spotty and relatively inconspicuous; it may be present at the centers of the granulomata, proceeding to either complete resolution or conversion into hyalinized fibrous tissue (2).
Fibrinoid and trophoblastic necrosis with massive chronic intervillositis: an extreme variant of villitis of unknown etiology.
Thirteen percent of patients had subcutaneous nodule, which is thought to occur as a result of small vessel vasculitis with fibrinoid necrosis.
Multifocal areas of edema, fibrinoid necrosis, and lymphocytic infiltration also were observed (Figure).
No acute inflammation, fibrinoid necrosis, or associated thrombi were seen.
However, focal fibrinoid necrosis is common, especially in patients in an active phase of disease.
Histopatolojik olarak kucuk damar duvarlarinda inflamatuvar infiltrasyon, fibrinoid nekroz ve hemoraji ile karakteristiktir (5).