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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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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
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(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.
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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
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[ˌgrænjʊˈləʊmə] ngranuloma m
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n granuloma m; pyogenic — granuloma piógeno
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It was first described by Temptation in 1942 as interdigital foreign body granuloma.[3] Literature review shows that not all interdigitally plenoidal sinuses are Barber's syndrome.[1] Other than that, it can be seen in pet groomers[4,5] and Sheep Shearers.[6-8]
[1] reported foreign body granuloma resembling a suture in 4 out of 156 patients who developed palpable neck mass following thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer.
Retained wooden foreign bodies can result in prolonged suppuration with a draining fistula, panophthalmitis, foreign body granuloma, and brain abscess [6, 8].
Cerroni, "Foreign body granuloma due to matridex injection for cosmetic purposes," The American Journal of Dermatopathology, vol.
Research variables were; types of cutaneous granuloma with attributes of tuberculous granuloma, cutaneous leishmaniasis, fungal granuloma, foreign body granuloma, leprosy, sarcoid granuloma, malakoplakia and necrobiotic granuloma.
The Resolution of the Foreign Body Granuloma Is Altered in CD154KO Mice.
In the granulomatous tissue, a few narrow, curved, eosinophilic structures were observed (Figures 5(b) and 5(c)); therefore, the lesion was diagnosed as a foreign body granuloma. The foreign bodies were considered compatible with decomposed fragments of a honeybee sting from the histological features, although the patient did not recall being stung.
A case of osteolysis of the greater trochanter caused by a foreign body granuloma associated with number 5 Ethibond suture, which was used to reattach the gluteus medius to the greater trochanter through bone tunnels in THA, is presented.
Granulomatous lesions, such as foreign body granuloma, idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM), and sarcoidosis can mimic breast carcinoma.
Ticks have also been associated with localized lesions resembling erythema chronicum migrans, foreign body granuloma, lymphoid hyperplasia and tick-related alopecia.
Table 1: Showing Clinical and Histological correlation of the various Types of Leprosy Histopathologica P value Confirmation (Numbers) Clinical Yes No Types TT 20 10 2 = 18.900 BT 59 40 df=4 BB 15 10 p value = 0.008 BL 12 16 LL 28 08 Table 2: Showing overall Clinicohistopathological correlation of Cutaneous Granulomas Histological Confirmation P value (Number) Clinical Types Yes No Chi squared test was not done as some of Leprosy 174 34 the expected values Fungal granuloma 26 8 were less than 5 Tubercular granuloma 22 2 Foreign body granuloma 22 2 Parasitic granuloma 4 0 Lymphogranuloma venereum 3 0 Actinomycosis 2 1 Rhinoscleroma 2 0 Donovanosis 1 1 Granulomatous mycosis fungoides 1 0 Fig.
Oral foreign body granuloma: unusual presentation of a rare adverse reaction to permanent injectable cosmetic filler.