necrobiosis


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necrobiosis

 [nek″ro-bi-o´sis]
the physiologic death of cells; a normal mechanism in the constant turnover of many cell populations. Called also bionecrosis. adj., adj necrobiot´ic.
necrobiosis lipoi´dica a dermatosis characterized by patchy degeneration of the elastic and connective tissue of the skin with degenerated collagen occurring in irregular patches, especially in the dermis, most often on the mid or lower shins; usually associated with diabetes.

nec·ro·bi·o·sis

(nek'rō-bī-ō'sis),
1. Physiologic or normal death of cells or tissues as a result of changes associated with development, aging, or use.
2. Necrosis of a small area of tissue.
Synonym(s): bionecrosis
[necro- + G. biōs, life]

necrobiosis

/nec·ro·bi·o·sis/ (-bi-o´sis) swelling, basophilia, and distortion of collagen bundles in the dermis, sometimes with obliteration of normal structure, but short of actual necrosis.necrobiot´ic

necrobiosis

(nĕk′rō-bī-ō′sĭs)
n.
The natural death of cells or tissues through aging, as distinguished from necrosis or pathological death.

nec′ro·bi·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

necrobiosis

[nek′rōbī·ō′sis]
1 the death of a small area of cells in a large area of living tissue.
2 the normal death of tissue cells as a result of changes associated with development, aging, atrophy, or degeneration. necrobiotic, adj.

necrobiosis

Physiologic cell death seen during normal turnover in bone marrow, endometrium, GI tract and skin.

nec·ro·bi·o·sis

(nek'rō-bī-ō'sis)
1. Physiologic or normal death of cells or tissues as a result of changes associated with development, aging, or use.
2. Necrosis of a small area of tissue.
Synonym(s): bionecrosis.
[necro- + G. biōs, life]

necrobiosis

Natural death of cells and tissues occurring in the midst of healthy tissue. Natural cell death as opposed to death from disease or injury.

necrobiosis

the physiological death of individual effete cells in any tissue; a normal mechanism in the constant turnover of many cell populations.
References in periodicals archive ?
Resolution of necrobiosis lipoidica with exclusive clobetasol propionate treatment.
Treatment of diabetic necrobiosis with aspirin and dipyridamole.
Pentoxifylline for necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.
PUVA therapy in necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.
Healing of chronic leg ulcers in necrobiosis lipoidica with local granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor treatment.
Specifically, necrobiosis with pallisading epithelioid histiocytes is most often seen in NBX, whereas large lymphoid aggregates with reactive germinal centers are often found in cases of AAPOX.
The bland cytology and pseudogranulomatous appearance of classic-type ES in the dermis can lead to misinterpretation as granuloma annulare, chronic granulomatous inflammation (especially rheumatoid nodules), or other necrotizing granuloma (especially necrobiosis lipoidica).