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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It promotes healthy granulation tissue in the wound bed at a faster rate in comparison to honey dressing.
Currently used antiseptics are cytotoxic, damage the granulation tissue and interfere in the wound healing process.
With time, granulation tissue exhibits growth and re-epithelization, and gradually covers the soft tissue defect.
3,4 Excess nail fold granulation tissue and ingrown toenail have also been reported with retinoids, docetaxel, cyclosporine and oral antifungal treatment.
This study aims at evaluating the efficacy of Nanosilver dressing versus Povidone iodine dressing in terms of rapidity of healing, early control of infection with appearance of granulation tissue and the overall duration of hospital stay and cost of treatment.
The dressing maintains a moist wound environment at the wound surface that aids in the formation of granulation tissue and epithelialization.
Histologic evaluation indicated the presence of fibrotic changes, associated with granulation tissue and rare cellular elements, compatible with chronic inflammation.
1) However, the most common late complication remains the formation of granulation tissue, which has been reported in as many as 80% of cases; in fact, in children it is actually considered to be a routine finding.
The mass was surgically removed and histopathology confirmed it as granulation tissue.
It is not a congenital abnormality but represents continuous swelling of the granulation tissue that has not yet epithelialized.
Biopsy specimens from the anal mass revealed fragments of polypoid granulation tissue with a prominent chronic inflammatory infiltrate with scattered plasma cells (Figure 2, C).
A study of the most prevalent tumor-like lesions in the central region of Rio Grande do Sul state concluded that sarcoid and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) were the most prevalent neoplastic lesions observed, and pythiosis, exuberant granulation tissue, and eosinophilic granuloma were the most frequently diagnosed non-neoplastic lesions (SOUZA et al.