myxomatous


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myx·o·ma·tous

(mik-sō'mă-tŭs),
1. Pertaining to or characterized by the features of a myxoma.
2. Said of tissue that resembles primitive mesenchymal tissue.

myxomatous

/myx·o·ma·tous/ (mik-so´mah-tus) of the nature of a myxoma.

myxomatous

See myxoma.

myx·o·ma·tous

(mik-sō'mă-tŭs)
1. Pertaining to or characterized by the features of a myxoma.
2. Said of tissue that resembles primitive mesenchymal tissue.

myxomatous

characterized by the development of lesions resembling myxomas.

myxomatous transformation
see mucoid degeneration.
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A case of myxomatous tumour arising in the adventitia of the left external iliac artery: Case report.
Microscopic evaluation revealed the cyst to be lined by synovium and with cavitating myxomatous degeneration in its wall (Fig.
Furthermore, many areas of hypocellularity were found with a myxomatous pattern (type B).
Survival characteristics and prognostic variables of dogs with mitral regurgitation attributable to myxomatous valve disease.
12) Tissue studies have shown hyperemia and myxomatous changes in the pericardium (10) and diffuse obliteration of vein grafts, with inflammatory cells, but no intimal hyperplasia.
Cardiologist Joanna Dukes-McEwan, of Glasgow University and Anne French, her counterpart at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies are part of a 26strong team in 10 countries, which aims to investigate Myxomatous Valvular Disease (MVD) over a three-year period.
The systemic theory suggests that there is an underlying mucinous or myxomatous systemic degenerative condition in patients with ACD.
The intimal and subintimal areas of the affected vessels were irregularly expanded and replaced by plaques (Figs 3A and B) composed of a myxomatous matrix, necrotic foci containing acicular clefts (cholesterol), extracellular lipid vacuoles, and mineral deposits (Fig 3C).
Quality of Life and Extension of Survival Time, Effect of pimobendan or benazepril hydrochloride on survival times in dogs with congestive heart failure caused by naturally occurring myxomatous mitral valve disease: The QUEST study.
Although histology is necessary to differentiate this lesion from various forms of myxomatous disease found throughout the head and neck, the aggressive clinical course of these entities appears to be the same.
4,9) Other findings include cystitis glandularis close to the tumor, prominent inflammatory infiltrate composed mostly of plasma cells, occasional calcifications, and focal myxomatous stroma.