subcutaneous nodule


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subcutaneous nodule

a small, solid mass, or node, beneath the skin that can be detected by touch. Subcutaneous nodules consisting chiefly of Aschoff bodies are found in patients with rheumatic fever. Minute subcutaneous nodules formed by the perivascular infiltration of mononuclear cells occur in typhus.
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One of the subcutaneous nodules in the cervical region is shown in Figure 1.
Although peripheral nerve sheath tumors are uncommon in birds, they should be included in the differential diagnosis in any bird presenting with subcutaneous nodules.
The disease usually presents as a subcutaneous nodule of variable size.
Keywords: Echinococcus granulosus, Zoonotic infection, Cystic echinococcosis, Hydatid cysts, Subcutaneous nodule, Anihelminthic, Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC).
This brings me to the syndrome caused by the "back mouse"--a nonfibrositic subcutaneous nodule.
To the Editor: In March 2012, a 48-year-old woman was hospitalized with a subcutaneous nodule on her right thigh that was present for 4 weeks.
Primary lesions present grossly as a solitary, firm, gray/ white subcutaneous nodule ranging in size from a few millimeters to several centimeters.
It was a well defined subcutaneous nodule, mildly tender on palpation.
A 51-year-old man presented with an asymptomatic, right parietal subcutaneous nodule that had been slowly growing for 10 years.
repens infection in a resident of Germany who returned from travel to India and Sri Lanka with a subcutaneous nodule containing a gravid female worm and concomitant meningoencephalitis.
Imaging modalities are of limited help, but the presence of a sharply demarcated, calcified, subcutaneous nodule on CT should raise suspicion.
Pilomatricoma typically presents as a firm, non- tender, subcutaneous nodule adherent to the skin but not fixed to underlying tissue.

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