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gran·u·lo·ma

 (grăn′yə-lō′mə)
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.

granuloma

(ˌɡrænjʊˈləʊmə)
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

gran•u•lo•ma

(ˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.
[1860–65]
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
Translations

granuloma

[ˌgrænjʊˈləʊmə] ngranuloma m

granuloma

n granuloma m; pyogenic — granuloma piógeno
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2] Giant cells containing lesions in small bones are usually aneurismal bone cyst or giant cell reparative granuloma.
Giant cell reparative granuloma are very similar to the solid variant of aneurysmal bone cysts and may be considered non neoplastic and reactive.
Imaging of giant cell tumor and giant cell reparative granuloma of bone: radiologic-pathologic correlation," Radiographics, vol.
The differential diagnosis includes other more prevalent giant cell tumors of the bone such as giant cell tumor, giant cell reparative granuloma, brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism, and the less common but ominous telangiectatic osteosarcoma [1, 11].
Giant cell reparative granuloma, traumatic bone cyst, and fibrous (fibro-oseous) dysplasia of the jaw bones.
Central giant cell reparative granuloma is an infrequent, benign, proliferating lesion affecting the maxilla, mandible and, rarely, cranial bones.
Differential diagnosis for lesions that centered within the thyroid or crycoid cartilage includes giant cell reparative granuloma, brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism, osteoblastoma, chondroblastoma, chondrosarcoma, chondroma, aneurysmal bone cyst, nonossifying fibroma, foreign body reaction, benign fibrous histiocytoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, osteosarcoma with abundant giant cells, and carcinoma (including spindle cell or sarcomatoid carcinoma) with giant cells.

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