reactive lesion

re·ac·tive le·sion

(rē-aktiv lēzhŭn)
Painless production of hyperplastic tissue resulting from a repair response.
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Intramandibular inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour: A true neoplasm or reactive lesion? Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2005; 100: 460-6.
The provisional diagnosis was probably a reactive lesion like PG or peripheral giant-cell granuloma.
In the majority of cases a purely reactive lesion seems unlikely.
Lower-power frozen section appearance of neoplastic versus reactive lesion. A, The neoplastic lepidic growth thickens alveolar walls, but the adjacent alveoli are normal and distinct.
[8] The peripheral odontogenic fibroma must be differentiated histologically from POF, which is a reactive lesion, and from the peripheral ameloblastoma and the calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor which are benign odontogenic tumors.
Plasma cells infiltration is common in reactive lesion and must be ruled out with staining for kappa or lambda light chain.
On magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cervical spine she was noted to have a large reactive lesion at the C1-C2 junction causing brainstem compression.
There is a controversy among various authors whether epithelioid hemangioma is a true neoplastic growth or a reactive lesion. According to Martin-Granizo, microtrauma can be a cause of epithelioid hemangioma [8].
It is a tumor-like reactive lesion frequently located in the skin.
The patient underwent voice therapy, which was successful in resolving her excessive muscle tension and improving the reactive lesion of the right vocal fold.
Of the 50 patients examined and submitted to FNAB, 18 patients (36%) had benign neoplasms (BN), 13 patients (26%) had non-neoplastic proliferative lesions (NNPL), 11 patients (22%) had malignant lesions (ML), seven patients (14%) showed an inflammatory process (IP) and one patient (2%) had reactive lesion (RL).

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