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deterioration; change from a higher to a lower form, especially change of tissue to a lower or less functionally active form. When there is chemical change of the tissue itself, it is true degeneration; when the change consists in the deposit of abnormal matter in the tissues, it is infiltration. adj., adj degen´erative.
caseous degeneration caseation (def. 2).
cerebromacular degeneration (cerebroretinal degeneration)
1. degeneration of brain cells and of the macula retinae, as occurs in tay-sachs disease.
2. any lipidosis with cerebral lesions and degeneration of the retinal macula.
colloid degeneration degeneration with conversion of the tissues into a gelatinous or gumlike material.
cystic degeneration degeneration with formation of cysts.
fatty degeneration deposit of fat globules in a tissue.
fibroid degeneration degeneration of a leiomyoma with subsequent fibrosis.
hepatolenticular degeneration Wilson's disease.
hyaline degeneration a regressive change in cells in which the cytoplasm takes on a homogeneous, glassy appearance; also used loosely to describe the histologic appearance of tissues.
hydropic degeneration a form in which the epithelial cells absorb much water.
lattice degeneration of retina a frequently bilateral, usually benign asymptomatic condition, characterized by patches of fine gray or white lines that intersect at irregular intervals in the peripheral retina, usually associated with numerous, round, punched-out areas of retinal thinning or retinal holes.
macular degeneration see macular degeneration.
macular degeneration, congenital see stargardt's disease.
macular degeneration, Stargardt's stargardt's disease.
mucoid degeneration degeneration with deposit of myelin and lecithin in the cells.
mucous degeneration degeneration with accumulation of mucus in epithelial tissues.
myofibrillar degeneration damage to selective cardiac cells when surrounding interstitial cells, nerves, and capillaries remain viable.
myxomatous degeneration mucous degeneration.
spongy degeneration of central nervous system (spongy degeneration of white matter) Canavan disease.
subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord degeneration of both the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord, producing various motor and sensory disturbances; it is due to vitamin B12 deficiency and is usually associated with pernicious anemia. Called also Lichtheim's or Putnam-Dana syndrome.
wallerian degeneration fatty degeneration of a nerve fiber that has been severed from its nutritive source.
Zenker's degeneration Zenker's necrosis.


hyaline degeneration, especially that of relatively extensive degree.


/hy·a·li·no·sis/ (hi″ah-lin-o´sis) hyaline degeneration.


Hyaline degeneration, especially that of relatively extensive degree.


hyaline degeneration.

pulmonary hyalinosis
multifocal accumulations of macrophages and giant cells which contain laminated PAS-positive hyaline material. Some deposits in the lungs of dogs are grossly visible subpleurally at the ventral borders of the lungs.

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Q. HYALINE MEMBRANE DISEASE in pre-mature infants;what are the causes of it in pregnant women?

A. the cause of Hyaline Membrane disease is pre-mature birth. while the fetus develop, about in the 29th week a substance called surfactant is created in the lungs. this substance's function is to change the surface tension of the fluid in the lungs- therefore decreasing it's force. the surface tension tends to shrink the lungs and can cause the lungs to collapse. so a premature baby wouldn't be able to breath properly.

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The number of patients with diabetic nephropathy and arteriolar hyalinosis was limited (11 and 19, respectively).
A rare cause of protein-losing enteropathy and growth retardation in infancy: infantile systemic hyalinosis.
Buyukgebiz B, Ozturk Y, Arslan N, Ozer E: A rare cause of protein-losing enteropathy and growth retardation in infancy: infantile systemic hyalinosis.
Pregnancy in women with primar y focal and segmental hyalinosis and sclerosis.
Urbach-Wiethe disease (lipoglycoproteinosis; lipoid proteinosis; hyalinosis cutis et mucosae).
Vascular changes of DN included arteriolar hyalinosis, medial hyperplasia of smaller arteries, and intimalsclerosis of larger arteries.
Infantile systemic hyalinosis (infantile hyaline fibromatosis, infantile hyalinoses)3 is a severe form of JHF, with more severe joint involvement, joint contractures and thickened skin.
The process of hyalinosis invariably also affects the glomerular arteriole in moderately advanced diabetic nephropathy.
The authors' objective was to present the phenotype characteristics of infantile systemic hyalinosis with a particular focus on oral lesions, and obstacles in the therapeutic management in the case reported.
Lipoid proteinosis (Urbach-Wiethe disease, hyalinosis cutis et mucosae) is an autosomal-recessive condition with variable penetrance.
Throughout the tumor, there are changes represented by areas of hyalinosis, cystic degeneration, and lipidization.
Diabetic nephropathy is histologically characterized by glomerulosclerosis, hyalinosis of afferent and efferent glomerular arterioles and sometimes pyelonephritis.