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pseudotumor

 [soo″do-too´mer]
an enlargement that resembles a tumor; it may result from inflammation, accumulation of fluid, or other causes, and may or may not regress spontaneously.
pseudotumor ce´rebri cerebral edema and raised intracranial pressure without neurological signs except occasional sixth-nerve palsy.
inflammatory pseudotumor a tumorlike mass resulting from an inflammatory reaction; it may occur in a variety of organs and is composed of granulation tissue with leukocyte infiltration.

phan·tom tu·mor

accumulation of fluid in the interlobar spaces of the lung, secondary to congestive heart failure, radiologically simulating a neoplasm.

pseudotumor

/pseu·do·tu·mor/ (-too´mer) an enlargement that resembles a tumor, resulting from inflammation, fluid accumulation, or other causes.
pseudotumor ce´rebri  cerebral edema and raised intracranial pressure without neurological signs except occasional sixth nerve palsy.
inflammatory pseudotumor  a tumorlike mass representing an inflammatory reaction.

pseudotumor

[-t(y)o̅o̅′mər]
Etymology: Gk, pseudes + L, tumor, swelling
a false tumor.

pseudotumor

Any circumscribed, nonneoplastic tumor-like mass–eg, gastric inflammatory fibroid polyps, a wad of helminths–eg, Strongyloides species–seen in Uganda, 'amyloidomas', endometriomas or other mass lesions. See Inflammatory pseudotumor. Cf Tumor Ophthalmology Inflammatory pseudotumor of orbit An idiopathic proliferation of the lymphoid tissue surrounding the ocular orbit, which may be autoimmune in nature and related to orbital myositis Clinical Pain, exophthalmos, limitation of eye movement, lid erythema, edema, myositis, perineuritis, scleritis, dacryoadenitis; the lesion may be histologically impossible to differentiate from a true lymphoma, and may require molecular studies to determine clonality DiffDx Dacryoadenitis, orbital myositis, vasculitis, sclerosing pseudotumors, lipogranuloma, epithelioid cell granuloma, xanthogranuloma. See Pseudolymphoma.

pseudotumor

phantom tumor.

pseudotumor cerebri
cerebral edema and raised intracranial pressure without neurological signs except occasional sixth cranial nerve palsy.
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Incidence of primary benign and malignant neoplasms and bone pseudotumoral lesions.
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Clinicamente se presenta como una lesion pseudotumoral (polipo rojo blando, cubierto de secrecion mucosa, hemorragica) indolora, que sangra facilmente y crece lentamente hasta antes de que se presenten los sintomas (1,3,4,11).
La lesion sifilitica primaria nodular de lengua ya habia sido reportada en varias ocasiones como pseudotumoral, incluso se reporta un caso que (como el nuestro) el diagnostico neoplasico se descarto hasta el tratamiento con penicilina, esto en 2006; tratandose de un paciente masculino de 56 anos que fue diagnosticado inicialmente con carcinoma espinocelular lingual, mismo que "remitio" a la administracion del antibiotico, asi mismo cabe destacar que compartia con el caso presentado la concomitancia con infeccion por VIH.
Pseudotumoral xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: diagnosis with percutaneous biopsy and success of conservative treatment.
Su presentacion clinica es variable, por lo que existen varios tipos: en placa, como en el caso de nuestro paciente, ulcerativo y mutilador, vegetante, pseudotumoral, posexantematico y de las membranas mucosas [2,8].
Massive pelvic and femoral pseudotumoral osteolysis secondary to an uncemented total hip arthroplasty.
El granuloma periferico de celulas gigantes (GPCG) es una lesion pseudotumoral exofitica relativamente frecuente de la cavidad oral que surge como reaccion a determinados factores irritativos, tales como: placa bacteriana, calculos, restos radiculares, restos de alimentos impactados, obturaciones desbordantes, postimplantes etc.
y otros siete autores; Pseudotumoral Form of Neuroschistosomiasis: Report of Three Cases, The Brazilian Journal Of Infectious Diseases: 11 (4), 435-438 (2007).
Webster en 1968, (12) presento el caso de dos pacientes que tenian estenosis tenosinovitis del tendon del Peroneo Corto secundario a un proceso pseudotumoral del tendon proximo al tuberculo peroneal sin hipertrofia de la troclea.
Pseudotumoral lesions involving the mammary glands, the liver, or the spleen and, recently, glomerulonephritis and cases of monoclonal and biclonal gammopathy have also been associated with B.
Despite the improvements in imaging techniques, the differential diagnosis of PDAC and CP remains arduous in practice, especially in cases of the pseudotumoral form of CP.