space-occupying lesions

space-occupying lesions

substantial physical lesions, e.g. neoplasm, hemorrhage, granuloma, which occupy space; the effect is more significant if the lesion is within a space confined by bone, e.g. thorax, cranium, bone marrow cavity.
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Orbital space-occupying lesions presenting mainly with proptosis is one of the interesting and panicky situation and poses a challenge in both diagnosis and management.
The patient was finally diagnosed with intracranial space-occupying lesions and cavernous hemangioma.
After entry into humans, the plerocercoid larvae (spargana) migrate to different anatomic locations, where they cause space-occupying lesions as they develop into adults.
Computed tomography (CT) of the brain was performed, which was essentially normal and did not disclose intra-or extra-axial space-occupying lesions.
Pathological analysis of 450 intracranial space-occupying lesions.
Liu and colleagues conducted a study in which the clinical features of parathyroid space-occupying lesions were examined in 42 patients.
Any pathological reflex response can be an important clue about neurodegeneration or space-occupying lesions.
1, 2 They represent one of the most common space-occupying lesions of the orbit and are the most common orbital lesion found in children, accounting for nearly half of all periorbital masses in the pediatric age group.
However, the differential diagnosis included other space-occupying lesions such as a sequestrated lumbar disc, complicated synovial cyst, hematoma, and malignant lymphoma.
On examination, non-pulsatile space-occupying lesions were palpable in the occipital region, without changes in the overlying skin.
Pathological analysis of intracranial space-occupying lesions in 1000 cases including children.
Primary hydatid cyst in pelvis, located extraperitoneally, is an uncommon entity and likely to pose diagnostic difficulties for both clinicians and radiologists; it should therefore, be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of space-occupying lesions in this location even in nonendemic areas especially by doctors working in tourism opening areas.

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