myofibrosis

myofibrosis

 [mi″o-fi-bro´sis]
replacement of muscle tissue by fibrous tissue.

my·o·fi·bro·sis

(mī'ō-fī-brō'sis),
Chronic myositis with diffuse hyperplasia of the interstitial connective tissue pressing upon and causing atrophy of the muscular tissue.

my·o·fi·bro·sis

(mī'ō-fī-brō'sis)
Chronic myositis with diffuse hyperplasia of the interstitial connective tissue pressing upon and causing atrophy of the muscular tissue.
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In later stages, further stiffening occurs due to myofibrosis of the subepithelial and submucosal tissues, thereby resulting in limitations in the mouth opening and tongue protrusion causing difficulty in eating, swallowing, and also phonation-related issues [6].
Quadriceps myofibrosis. A complication of intramuscular injections.
Inflammatory cytokines like IL-6 in conjunction with TNF-[alpha] participated in myocyte apoptosis and myofibrosis which were involved in DCM [15, 32].
La comprension del sentir de los pacientes con patologias como la myofibrosis nos indica la necesidad de discutir sentimientos, compartir su miedo, tristezas e incertidumbre, aliviando tensiones generadas por la situacion que genera angustia y temor.
Calcific myofibrosis due to pentazocine abuse: A case report J Med Case Rep 2008; 2: 160.