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

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.
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Bronchocentric granulomatosis with multifocal lung involvement: A case report.
Sinonasal Wegener granulomatosis: a single-institution experience with 120 cases.
Wegener's granulomatosis: prospective clinical and therapeutic experience with 85 patients for 21 years.
Diagnosis and classification of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly named Churg-Strauss syndrome).
Wegener's granulomatosis with nervous system involvement: a hospital-based study.
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Within the oncology clinic, a needle biopsy of the breast lesion was performed, revealing no neoplastic cells and the histopathological image corresponding to infiltration in the course of granulomatosis with polyangiitis gathering mainly around small size blood vessels (Figure 2).
Pulmonary manifestations of Wegener granulomatosis: CT findings in 57 patients and a review of the literature.