Mucoid degeneration

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a form of degeneration in which the tissues are transformed into a semisolid substance resembling mucus.
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2b), interspersed haemorrhage, extensive hyalinization and mucoid degeneration.
In the histopathological examination of a biopsy specimen, they detected mucoid degeneration, and they stated that fat pad degeneration could also be a cause of Hoffa's disease (12).
6) The origin of ganglion cysts are highly theorized, and include pre-existing intra-articular joint pathology, joint stress leading to mucoid degeneration, and joint stress stimulating mucin secretion.