granulation tissue


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granulation tissue

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(Physiology) a mass of new connective tissue and capillaries formed on the surface of a healing ulcer or wound, usually leaving a scar. Nontechnical name: proud flesh
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Noun1.granulation tissue - new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
proud flesh - the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer
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The focus is on natural healing of the ulcer through the development of granulation tissue, wound contraction and epithelialization.
Examination of the left ear revealed a large, epithelialized granulation tissue polyp on the posteroinferior aspect of the cartilaginous external auditory canal (EAC) with some keratin trapping medial to it (figure 1).
Granulation tissue was collected from wound surfaces of all the three groups on seventh and fourteenth day and washed with cold saline (0.
Wounds exposed to vibration formed more granulation tissue, a type of tissue important early in the wound-healing process.
The result is a foreign body reaction with inflammatory cells, granulation tissue, and secondary infection (1).
Several reports have indicated that MSCs enhance wound closure, granulation tissue formation, collagen production, and angiogenesis during tissue repair (Wu et al.
The Photon plus by Zolar comes into play with lots of applications such as Excision of lesion or removal of Granulation tissue, Exposure of interrupted teeth, Soft Tissue crown lengthening, Gingival incision and excision homeostasis, Treatment of canker sores, herpetic and pathos ulcers of the oral mucosa Vestibuloplasty and many more.
In certain histologic sections, the damaged muscular tissue was replaced by granulation tissue in various stages of development (Figure, panel F).
When sealed and placed under negative (vacuum) pressure, the system creates a unique wound-healing environment that has been shown to promote the healing process, reduce edema, prepare the wound bed for closure, promote the formation of granulation tissue and remove infectious materials," he explained.
On histopathologic examination of the pseudomembranes, amorphous hyaline-like substance and lymphocytes, plasma cells and granulation tissue accompanied by granulocytes below the thinned or damaged epithelium are observed.
A hard tissue fragment of dentine was colonised by a large aggregate of actinomyces like filamentous bacteria and neutrophilic infiltrates, intermixed with scanty inflamed granulation tissue and stratified squamous mucosa.