malacia


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malacia

 [mal-la´she-ah]
softening of a part or tissue related to a disease or other abnormal condition.
tracheal malacia tracheomalacia.

ma·la·ci·a

(mă-lā'shē-ă),
A softening or loss of consistency and contiguity in any of the organs or tissues. Also used as a combining form in the suffix position. Synonym(s): mollities (2)
Synonym(s): malacosis
[G. malakia, a softness]

malacia

An obsolete term for a pathologic state of tissue softening, typified by necrosis; the term survives only in the root form, -malacia (e.g., osteomalacia).

ma·la·ci·a

(mă-lā'shē-ă)
A softening or loss of consistency and contiguity in any of the organs or tissues. Also used as a combining form in the suffix position.
Synonym(s): mollities (2) , malacosis.
[G. malakia, a softness]
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Subsequent bronchoscopies confirmed tracheal deformity and tracheal malacia. At age 26 years she underwent reconstructive tracheal surgery that failed, which led to the placement of a tracheal stent that acted as a functional airway.
"In view of the complications that can result from gastroesophageal reflux into the respiratory tract and the relationship between chronic lung disease and reflux, our results suggest that treatment with antireflux positioning and, possibly, medication to prevent chronic respiratory symptoms should be considered among infants with large-airways malacia," they added.
Angsubhakorn et al.,1981) se menciona cambios degenerativos difusos en las fibras miocardicas y malacia focal en hemisferios cerebrales; tambien aumento del colesterol plasmatico.
In The Malacia Tapestry, however, what could be a utopian state, a small country preserved forever by assassins, is a state in decay.
El ano proximo, a traves de Alianza para el Campo, se destinaran 187 millones de pesos en apoyo a productores, anuncio el gobernador de Puebla, Melquiades Morales Flores, al referir que a fin de alcanzar la idea de convertir el agro poblano en una fuente de ingresos estables y dignos para todas las familias rurales, se realiza este evento promovido por el Patronato para el Impulso y Desarrollo Agropecuario, en coordinacion con la Secretaria de Desarrollo Social y otras autoridades estatales, en el que participan mas de 120 expositores de Estados Unidos, Espana, Malacia, Suecia, Inglaterra, Dinamarca y Japon.
Cassie, as her family calls her, has severe cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia with underlying hypotonia, periventricular malacia (brain damage affecting the white matter), cortical/visual impairments, and reactive airway disease.
Softening (malacia) of the cartilage (chondro) of the kneecap is painful and can interfere with performance.
Malnutrition among the young is also a severe problem giving rise to problems like anaemia, goiter, keratomalacia, rickets, scurvy osteo malacia, etc.
Other complications that may occur during anesthetic recovery include skeletal fractures, spinal cord malacia, post-anaesthetic neuropathies and post-anaesthetic respiratory obstructions (JOHNSTON et al, 2002; WAGNER, 2008; DUGDALE & TAYLOR, 2016).
A) Olfactory bulb, 7 dpe, showing diffuse and severe neuropil malacia with mild cavitation and focal hemorrhages.
(22) Results of other studies that evaluated the effects of inhaled (32 agonists on lung function in infants with malacia or recurrent wheeze indicated that infants with malacia were no more likely to worsen after inhaled bronchodilator administration than those without malacia.
However, this approach was ineffective for treating patients with airway collapse or malacia.