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n. pl. gran·u·lo·mas or gran·u·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
Any of various nodular masses of granulocytic monocytes and other immune cells, including macrophages and eosinophils, that aggregate in response to a chronic infection, such as tuberculosis, or other inflammatory process.

gran′u·lo′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.
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Adj.1.granulomatous - relating to or characterized by granulomas


a. granulomatoso-a, que tiene las características de un granuloma;
___ colitiscolitis ___;
___ encephalomyelitisencefalomielitis ___;
___ enteritisenteritis ___;
___ inflammationinflamación ___.
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Microscopic brain tissue examination showed signs of acute granulomatous inflammation, multiple hemorrhagic infarctions, and angiitis in the presence of numerous amebic trophozoites and cysts (Figure), which showed granulomatous hemorrhagic necrotic amebic meningoencephalitis.
Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease, is a chronic granulomatous disease of the peripheral nerves and superficial tissues.
3) A small number of granulomatous renal masses following intravesical BCG have been previously reported.
It is a necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis mostly affecting the lungs (95%), paranasal sinuses (90%), kidneys (85%), nose or nasopharynx (65%), and joints (65%) accordingly.
Detailed histologic examination of other tissues revealed larvae embedded in arterioles in the gastrointestinal serosa, lung, and heart, which were associated with a significant granulomatous response.
Diagnosis of Wegener disease is established with biopsy, revealing necrotizing vasculitis in a setting of granulomatous inflammation and the presence of serum antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies.
A biopsy was performed due to prostate spesific antigen (PSA) and digital rectal examination abnormalities and indicated granulomatous prostatitis.
The criteria for the diagnosis of granuloma annulare included, but were not limited to, a nonnecrotizing granulomatous infiltrate in the dermis.
In this article, we present a healthy patient with pain in the cranium diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease and aspergillus osteomy-elits.
Also known as: Regional ileitis, granulomatous ileitis, ileocolitis, and regional enteritis.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare primary immunodeficiency disease of phagocytic cells, resulting from impaired function of one of five essential subunits of the reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) oxidase enzyme complex within neutrophils, eosinophils, monocytes and macrophages.
The core biopsy demonstrated features of granulomatous mastitis.

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