collagenosis


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collagenosis

 [kol″ah-jĕ-no´sis]
collagen disease.

col·la·gen dis·ease

, collagen-vascular disease
a group of generalized diseases affecting connective tissue and frequently characterized by fibrinoid necrosis or vasculitis; in some collagen diseases, auto-immunization, particularly antinuclear antibodies, has been shown and circulating immune complexes are found. The term is not entirely acceptable because there is no evidence that collagen is primarily involved; "collagen" was once synonymous with "connective tissue" rather than describing a specific fibrinous protein in that tissue.
See also: connective-tissue disease.

collagenosis

(kŏl-lăj″ĕ-nō′sĭs) [″ + ″ + osis, condition]
A connective tissue disease.
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According to the ruling, the 48-year-old woman, a resident of Owariasahi, Aichi Prefecture, was admitted to the state-run hospital in April 1996 after she was diagnosed as possibly having collagenosis as she suffered from rashes and liver dysfunction.
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