diffuse lesion


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diffuse lesion

A lesion spreading over a large area.
See also: lesion
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Long diffuse lesion, bifurcation lesion, and chronic total occlusion were identified in 128 (24.9%), 23 (4.5%), and 97 (18.9%) of 514 patients, respectively.
Despite the benign nature of IHHs, multiple and diffuse lesions can present with life-threatening complications including severe hypothyroidism and cardiac failure, requiring prompt medical intervention.
A 62-year-old man suffered from unstable angina received coronary angiography (CAG) in November 2011 which demonstrated that there were diffuse lesions in the proximal segment of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) with complete occlusion of the middle segment.
The extended nosecone increases the storage capacity of the Pantheris system by approximately 75%, which should translate to increased procedural efficiency, particularly in long, diffuse lesions with significant plaque burden.
The clinical-histological type of recurrent lesions was as follows: 2 subcutaneous/nodular, 2 plexiform, and 2 diffuse lesions. All recurrent lesions were subsequently re-excised with larger margins, except in case 1 (Table 1) in which partial resolution of the neurofibroma was achieved with concomitant chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced melanoma [1].
[1] The other causes of negative aspirates were fibrotic lesions, diffuse lesions, association with pleural effusion and tumour with collapse of lung.
They may occur as solitary lesions, but generally have been noticed as diffuse lesions and may involve a considerable area of the skin.

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