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overgrowth

1. Excessive growth. Synonym: hyperplasia; hypertrophy
2. In bacteriology, the growth of one type of microorganism on a culture plate so that it covers and obscures the growth of other types.
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Thomason, "Risk factors for drug-induced gingival overgrowth," Journal of Clinical Periodontology, vol.
An antifungal medication is one of the most common treatments for Candida overgrowth. Doctors may recommend polyenes and azoles.
PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum (PROS): diagnostic and testing eligibility criteria, differential diagnosis, and evaluation.
Another serious result of candida overgrowth is a hormonal imbalance.
These conditions include what used to be called CLOVES syndrome (congenital lipomatous overgrowth, vascular malformations, epidermal nevi, and scoliosis/skeletal/spinal anomalies), facial infiltrating lipomatosis, and megalencephaly-capillary malformation syndrome.
According to the classical description of Clement and Scully, MA is a mixed neoplasm comprising of malignant stromal and benign epithelial component.1,4,5 MA with sarcomatous overgrowth is defined as partial overgrowth of an otherwise typical adenosarcoma by pure high grade sarcoma occupying at least 25% of the tumour mass.
Various theories have been proposed regarding the pathogenesis of gingival overgrowth. Two main inflammatory and noninflammatory pathways have been suggested.
Carpal-walking is a common occurrence in goats with foot-rot and foot overgrowth. Some foot-rot cases may heal without treatment but others must be treated.
Too much sugar also disrupts the normal bacteria in the gut and can cause a yeast overgrowth. A bearded dragon's diet should consist of a variety of insects and vegetables.
Occasionally, the epithelial component may be atypical and sarcomatous overgrowth may be seen in the stromal component (1-3).