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Pertaining to a hilum.


Pertaining to a hilum.


(hi'lum) ('la) plural.hila [L. hilum, a little thing, trifle]
1. A depression or recess at the exit or entrance of a duct into a gland or of nerves and vessels into an organ.
2. The root of the lungs at the level of the fourth and fifth dorsal vertebrae. The hilum, on the medial side of each lung, is where the main bronchus, pulmonary arteries, bronchial arteries, and nerves enter the lung and where the pulmonary veins, bronchial veins, and lymphatic vessels leave the lung. Synonym: hilushilar (hi'lar), adjective

glomerular hilum

The vascular pole of the glomerulus of the kidney.
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Rapid on site evaluation of transbronchial aspirates in the diagnosis of hilar and mediastinaladenopathy.
Optimum Palliation of Inoperable Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Comparative Assessment of the Efficacy of Plastic and Self-Expanding Metal Stents.
Toyoki et al., "Radical operation for hilar cholangiocarcinoma in comparable Eastern and Western centers: outcome analysis and prognostic factors," Surgery, vol.
Patients who were diagnosed with pulmonary sarcoidosis based on biopsy findings (EBUS-TBNA, excisional biopsy of hilar lesion, or excisional biopsy of extrapulmonary lesion) between January 2011 and December 2015 were included in this retrospective single-center study.
One patient had FIGO IA Endometrial Adenocarcinoma diagnosed a year prior to PET-positive bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy.
Group 2 included patients with metastatic and/or bulky mediastinal disease referred for EBUS-TBNA for pathological diagnosis and molecular mutational analysis for targeted therapy; Group 3 included patients with a previous (thoracic or extrathoracic) malignancy who developed mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathies suspected for recurrence; Group 4 included patients who underwent EBUS-TBNA for primary tissue sampling in pulmonary lesions (paratracheal or peribronchial); and Group 5 included patients with mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy of unknown origin with no history of malignancy.
reported a hepatic hilar mass with central calcification which was encasing the portal vein and associated with biliary tree dilatation [8].
Preoperative thoracic and abdominal computed tomography scan (CT scan) demonstrated large mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes exerting a mass effect on the bronchus and hilar vessels, especially in the right lower lobe (Figure 1).
In this report, we present a case of a late-onset FMF (age 42 years) with a unique phenotype manifesting with retroperitoneal paraaortic, paratracheal, hilar, pelvic, and axillary lymphadenopathy in the setting of a complex heterozygous genotype implicating A744S as a new disease modifying locus.
We present a rare case with the solitary pulmonary hilar lymph node.
Se fue el hombre y la nina quedo llorando !cuando sabia hilar! Llorando allegadita al fogon y en eso el chonoiwe kuze,(konoiwe kushe (3)) fuego vieja, le hablo: "No tenis para que afligirte tanto yo voy a llamar a lalen kuze (Llallinkushe) pa' que te ayude".