destructive pathology

de·struc·tive pa·thol·o·gy

(dĕ-strŭktiv pă-tholŏ-jē)
Decreased tissue density imaged as black regions within tissue on a radiograph or computed tomogram.
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A destructive pathology in the lung irrespective of the etiology erodes the adjacent structures in the lung.
The destructive pathology perforates the septum and over years may destroy the nose, palate and lips, which may become gross and protuberant, or scarred and constricted, causing difficulties in speech and eating.