granulomatosis


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granulomatosis

 [gran″u-lo″mah-to´sis]
any condition involving the formation of multiple granulomas.
allergic granulomatosis churg-strauss syndrome.
eosinophilic granulomatosis Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Langerhans cell granulomatosis Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
lymphomatoid granulomatosis a multisystem disease involving predominantly the lungs, skin, central nervous system, and kidneys, caused by invasion and destruction of vessels by atypical lymphoreticular cells. Many affected patients develop frank lymphoma. It usually affects males, and the most frequent presenting symptoms are cough, shortness of breath, and chest pain. Extrapulmonary manifestations are common, with skin lesions being present in many cases.
granulomatosis sidero´tica a condition in which brownish nodules are seen in the enlarged spleen.
Wegener's granulomatosis a multisystem disease chiefly affecting males, characterized by necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis involving the upper and lower respiratory tracts, glomerulonephritis, and variable degrees of systemic, small vessel vasculitis, which is generally considered to represent an aberrant hypersensitivity reaction to an unknown antigen.

gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis

(gran'yū-lō-mă-tō'sis),
Any condition characterized by multiple granulomas.

granulomatosis

/gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis/ (gran″u-lo″mah-to´sis) the formation of multiple granulomas.
eosinophilic granulomatosis  Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Langerhans cell granulomatosis  see under histiocytosis.
granulomatosis sidero´tica  a condition in which brownish nodules are seen in the enlarged spleen.
Wegener's granulomatosis  a progressive disease, with granulomatous lesions of the respiratory tract, focal necrotizing arteriolitis and, finally, widespread inflammation of all organs of the body.

granulomatosis

[gran′yoo͡lōmətō′sis]
Etymology: L, granulum + Gk, oma, tumor, osis, condition
a condition or disease characterized by the development of granulomas, such as berylliosis, pulmonary Wegener's granulomatosis, or Wegener's granulomatosis.

granulomatosis

Any condition characterized by multiple nodules or granulomas. See Bronchocentric granulomatosis, Lymphomatoid granulomatosis, Necrotizing sarcoid granulomatosis, Wegener's granulomatosis.

gran·u·lo·ma·to·sis

(gran'yū-lō'mă-tō'sis)
Any condition characterized by the presence of granulomas.

granulomatosis

Any disease featuring multiple granulomas.

granulomatosis

the formation of multiple granulomas.

lymphomatoid granulomatosis
a lymphohistiocytic proliferative disorder in dogs, usually involving viscera but occasionally including skin lesions.
Wegener's granulomatosis
a mononuclear granulomatous disease characterized by granulomatous inflammation and necrotizing vasculitis.
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Orofacial granulomatosis of the lower lip and cheek: report of a case.
Se presenta el caso de un adolescente de sexo masculino en quien se sospecho el diagnostico de granulomatosis con poliangitis (GPA) por un cuadro clinico de sintomas constitucionales, sindrome pulmon-rinon y escleritis y se confirmo por la positividad de los ANCA anti-PR3 y los hallazgos histologicos de glomerulonefritis necrosante pauciinmune.
Wegener's granulomatosis is a vasculitides in which the gingival enlargement takes a specific texture and colour of a strawberry and is thus known as strawberry like gingivitis.
Oro-facial granulomatosis and oral Crohns disease: are they specific diseases and do they predict systemic Crohns disease?
Successful treatment of mediastinal lymphomatoid granulomatosis with rituximab monotherapy.
The incidence of DAH has beenreported as between 7-45% in Wegner's Granulomatosis (WG), and 10-30% in Microscopic Polyangitis (MPA).
Wegener's granulomatosis is a systemic disorder but it can present in a limited form.
Esta entidad ha recibido a lo largo de la historia multiples nombres como: linfoma angiocentrico, enfermedad idiopatica destructiva de la linea media, pseudolinfoma nasal, granuloma maligno de la linea media, reticulosis polimorfa, granuloma letal de la linea media y granulomatosis linfomatoide.
But in this sequel, her newly beloved body strikes back: At 27, she is diagnosed with Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare autoimmune disease that causes her body to attack her sinuses, lungs, and kidneys.
Coverage includes, for example, radiologic manifestations of lung disease, developmental lung disease, pulmonary infection, the immunocompromised patient, pulmonary neoplasms, lymphoproliferative disorders and leukemia, interstitial lung diseases, connective tissue diseases, vascultitis and granulomatosis, and eosinophilic lung diseases--to name about half the chapters.
Wegener's granulomatosis can present as multiple masses or a single mass with cavitation.

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