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caseous

 [ka´se-us]
resembling cheese or curd; cheesy.

ca·se·ous

(kā'sē-ŭs),
Pertaining to or manifesting the gross and microscopic features of tissue affected by caseation.

caseous

/ca·se·ous/ (ka´se-us) resembling cheese or curd; cheesy.

caseous

(kā′sē-əs)
adj.
Resembling cheese.

caseous

[kā′sē·əs]
1 cottage cheese-like. Describing the mixture of fat and protein that appears in some body tissues undergoing necrosis. See also vernix caseosa.
2 pertaining to cheesy covering on fetuses that protects them from prolonged presence in ammotic fluid.

ca·se·ous

(kā'sē-ŭs)
Pertaining to or manifesting the features of tissue affected by caseation.

caseous

resembling cheese or curd; cheesy.
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Presence of sheets of epithelioid cells with lymphocytes and plasma cells with or without multinucleated giant cells were diagnosed as granulomatous lymphadenitis, and eosinophilic granular material containing inflammatory cells and necrotic cell debris was defined as caseous necrosis.
Conclusion: Caseous granulomas were detected in females especially.
On clinical examination, all dogs having aural hematoma except one showed apparently healthy ear canal, one dog with bilateral aural hematoma showed caseous purulent discharge with ceruminoliths.
Right cervical lymph node excisional biopsy was then performed and pathology revealed caseous granuloma [Figure 2]a, yet no acid-fast bacilli in the special stain.
2) The pathologic hallmark of sarcoidosis is the presence of granulomatous inflammation without central caseous necrosis.
Histopathological examination revealed caseous ve granulomatous infection compatible with tuberculosis.
Histologically, the mature tuberculomas are composed of caseous necrosis center surrounded by a capsule that contains fibroblasts, epithelioid cells, Langhans giant cells, and lymphocytes [2].
On opening the carcasses, typical IBD lesions were observed; they included enlarged BFs which were also oedematous, haemorrhagic, and sometimes necrotic and atrophied, with caseous cheesy exudates in the mucosa, haemorrhages in the thigh, leg, and breast muscles, proventriculus, caecal tonsils, thymus, and spleen.
Dry peritonitis (with caseous nodules and adhesions without ascites) was seen in 7 (34%) patients.
Elevating the cartilage flap over the lesion revealed caseous grayish-white tissue, which was entirely curetted out, leaving an unfilled crater over which the joint cartilage was simply laid without need for any suture.
1,4,5) Prostatic TB often presents as diffuse caseous necrosis with calcifications and the development of fibrosis with gland hardening; however, it is usually asymptomatic.