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gum·ma

 (gŭm′ə)
n. pl. gum·mas or gum·ma·ta (gŭm′ə-tə)
A small rubbery granuloma that has a necrotic center and is enclosed by an inflamed fibrous capsule. It is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis.

[New Latin, from Late Latin, gum; see gum1.]

gum′ma·tous adj.

gumma

(ˈɡʌmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a rubbery tumour characteristic of advanced syphilis, occurring esp on the skin, liver, brain, or heart
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin gummi gum1]
ˈgummatous adj

gum•ma

(ˈgʌm ə)

n., pl. gum•mas, gum•ma•ta (ˈgʌm ə tə)
a rubbery tumorlike lesion associated with tertiary syphilis.
[1715–25; < New Latin; see gum1]
gum′ma•tous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumma - a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis
granuloma - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
Translations
Gumma

gum·ma

n. abrv. goma, abreviatura de syphilitic gumma, tumor sifilítico.

gumma

n goma m&f
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sup][31] In neurosyphilitic gumma, PET may demonstrate an intensely FDG avid lesion or a hypometabolic lesion.
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7] In a study from north India Lupus vulgaris (LV) was the most frequent manifestation (55%), followed by scrofuloderma (SFD) (27%), TB verrucosa cutis (TBVC) (6%), tuberculous gumma (5%), and tuberculids (7%).
Patricia Gumma, from Cardiff, fled the fighting that engulfed the city of Benghazi in September last year.
Other characteristic lesions for tertiary syphilis are gumma.
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After completing her doctoral program, she served as lecturer at Gumma University and assistant professor at Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
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Differential diagnosis of a cutaneous draining sinus tract include pustule, actinomycosis, osteomyelitis, orocutaneous fistula, neoplasm (basal cell carcinoma), local skin infection like carbuncle and infected dermoid cyst, pyogenic granuloma, chronic tuberculosis, gumma of tertiary syphilis, sup- purative lymphadenitis, osteomyelitis, thyr-oglossal duct cyst, salivary gland fistula, an infected cyst and deep mycotic infection3,8.