fasciitis

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fas·ci·i·tis

 (făsh′ē-ī′tĭs, făs′-)
n.
Inflammation in a fascia, usually as a result of infection or injury.

fasciitis

(ˌfæʃɪˈaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of the fascia of a muscle
Translations

fas·ci·i·tis

n. fascitis, infl. de una fascia.

fasciitis

n fascitis f; necrotizing — fascitis necrotizante
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Nodular fasciitis is a benign lesion first described by Konwaler in 1955 when he called it pseudosarcomatous fasciitis. It is a reactive fibroblastic proliferation that commonly occurs in young adults, and presents as a rapidly enlarging mass over a number of weeks.
(3) A high index of suspicion is important, but other types of fibromatosis and other types of lesions must also be considered, including pseudosarcomatous fasciitis, fibrous dysplasia, ossifying fibroma, or the highly malignant fibrosarcoma.
On microscopic examination of a purely fibrous tissue lesion, a full range of escalating stages can be seen, beginning with the normal reparative processes and scar formation and progressing to fibroma, keloid, pseudosarcomatous fasciitis, fibromatosis, differentiated fibrosarcoma, and finally to undifferentiated fibrosarcoma.