reactive lesion

re·ac·tive le·sion

(rē-aktiv lēzhŭn)
Painless production of hyperplastic tissue resulting from a repair response.
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On magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cervical spine she was noted to have a large reactive lesion at the C1-C2 junction causing brainstem compression.
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of paranasal sinuses with fatal outcome: Reactive lesion or tumour?
It appears that SANT is probably a reactive lesion rather than a true neoplastic process, a theory supported by the high prevalence of concurrent conditions in SANT patients.
It is a tumor-like reactive lesion frequently located in the skin.
It has been considered to be both an inflammatory or reactive lesion and a benign neoplasm.
1-3) It is a nodular reactive lesion that develops in response to chronic irritation and has no gender or racial predilection.
1) Although the reason is not clearly known, it is a reactive lesion which develops due to vascular thrombosis, infectious or autoimmune reasons.
In addition, damage and irritation can be instigated by the primary lesion and create a reactive lesion on the contralateral side.
Giant cell reparative granuloma (GCRG) was initially described by Jaffe (1953) as a reactive lesion limited to maxilla and/or mandible.
Traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia: A reactive lesion of the oral mucosa.
The left vocal fold was palpated, and no significant reactive lesion was noted.
Finally, FBP is a reactive lesion originating from mantle epithelium that occurs in clinically normal skin adjacent to a BCC (Figure 1, F).

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