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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.


n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a tumour composed of granulation tissue produced in response to chronic infection, inflammation, a foreign body, or to unknown causes
granulomatous adj


(ˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.
gran`u•lom′a•tous (-ˈlɒm ə təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granuloma - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
gumma - a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis


[ˌgrænjʊˈləʊmə] ngranuloma m


n granuloma m; pyogenic — granuloma piógeno
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Dermal tissue from the head, showing eosinophilic granuloma surrounded by eosinophils, macrophages, and lymphocytes, associated with proliferation of connective tissue.
Most common pleural complication in PLCH is pneumothorax [sup][1],[2],[10] and pleural effusion is an extremely rare feature described in association with systemic LCH [sup][4],[5],[7] or intrapleural rupture of eosinophilic granuloma of rib.
Bovine nasal eosinophilic granuloma with blood eosinophilia caused by Nocardia sp.
The differential diagnosis includes infection like bacterial subacute or chronic osteomyelitis, neoplastic lesions like Ewing sarcoma, osteosarcoma, neuroblastoma metastasis, leukemia, lymphoma, eosinophilic granuloma, osteoid osteoma, and osteoblastoma.
2] The clinical spectrum of disease is quite varied, ranging from a solitary eosinophilic granuloma to diffuse multisystem involvement.
Radiography showed cystic lesion at lateral thirds of clavicle with cortical breach and no periosteal reaction, AC joint was spared, suggestive of differentials as ABC, Eosinophilic granuloma, simple bone cyst and enchondroma.
com)-- What have in common Dusky - Newfoundland dog suffering from osteoarthritis of the hip and back pain, Snippina - hamster with an ear abscess, Stella - cat affected by eosinophilic granuloma syndrome and buccal lesions and Faustino - horse with an even more invasive back pain?
Cystic lung disease associated with eosinophilic granuloma and tuberous sclerosis: air trapping at dynamic ultrafast high-resolution CT.
Q Our year-old male cat, found at a county animal shelter seven months ago, has been diagnosed with eosinophilic granuloma complex (EGC).
Snake remedies and eosinophilic granuloma complex in cats.
6) on traumatized rat tongues strongly implicated trauma as a causative factor for eosinophilic granuloma of the human tongue.
Eosinophilic cystitis (EC) is a rare inflammatory disorder first reported by Brown in 1960 who described the condition as eosinophilic granuloma of the bladder.

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