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ca·se·ate

(ka'sē-ate),
Process by which tissues in the center of mycobacterial granulomas break down.

caseate

(kā′sē-āt′)
intr.v. case·ated, case·ating, case·ates
To undergo caseation.

caseate

(kā′sē-āt) [L. caseus, cheese]
To undergo cheesy degeneration, as in certain necroses.
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Tuberculoma MRI Noncaseating Low signal intensity (SI) in T1 High SI in T2 Caseating with solid centre Low to intermediate SI in T1 Intermediate to low SI in T2 Caseating with liquid centre Low SI in T1 High SI in T2
Crhon's disease may have an association with non caseating granulomas in the wall of the intestine in 40-60% of patients.
Mycobacterium marinum infection of adult zebrafish causes caseating granulomatous tuberculosis and is moderated by adaptive immunity.
We showed in the histological section that calcifications were observed in areas of caseating central necrosis, and these calcifications were revealed in every radiological examination on our patient that contained a chest radiograph.
Fever of unknown origin and isolated non caseating granuloma of the marrow: could this be sarcoidosis?
USG guided lymph node fine needle aspiration cytology was performed in 15 subjects revealed caseating granulomas.
tuberculosis was cultured, if acid-fast bacilli were identified on ZN staining, or if histopathological examination demonstrated the presence of caseating granulomas.
Findings on analysis of the primary ulcer--which contained caseating necrosis with florid granulomas, Langerhans' giant cells, and abundant epithelioid cells--were strongly suggestive of tuberculosis (figure 3).
MR with contrast allows differentiation of noncaseating from caseating (necrotic) granulomas.
Possible causes include hypothalamic or pituitary lesions, such as tumors or caseating lesions, hypophysitis, hyperprolactinemia, thyroid disease, or constitutional delay An MRI of the hypothalamic-pituitary area should be obtained.