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Granuloma

Granuloma

(Science: pathology) chronic inflammatory lesion characterised by large numbers of cells of various types (macrophages, lymphocytes, fibroblasts, giant cells), some degrading and some repairing the tissues.


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Granuloma

... provides an ideal environment for rods to multiply logarithmically. These macrophages are then activated and they aggregate to form the granuloma. A compact palisade, of many cells thick of macrophages around the focus of infection. They may then fuse to form giant multinucleate cells. ...

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by Katy_Bobbles
Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Granuloma
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Granuloma

Well I think the cause in TB is that areas infected by bacteria are surrounded by lymphocytes. They tend to clump around the area which forms a granuloma.

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by MichaelXY
Mon Jan 14, 2008 7:37 pm
 
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Granuloma

Can anyone explain to me why you get granulomas forumed in TB and in sarcoidosis? Thanks

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by Revenged
Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:57 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... bodies (“kunkers”) on the limbs, chest, and abdomen (58, 59). Dogs and horses may also present with intestinal obstruction due to pythium granuloma in the duodenum or jejunum (51, 56). The organism may be isolated from fresh clinical material seeded onto mycologic medium, such as Sabouraud's ...

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by hartuk
Thu Nov 09, 2006 9:58 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

THE ROLE OF CHEMICAL MEDIATORS IN THE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE INDUCED BY FOREIGN BODIES: COMPARISON WITH THE SCHISTOSOME EGG GRANULOMA Both divinyl benzene copolymer (plastic) beads and schistosome eggs produce inflammatory reactions after intravenous deposition into the lung of a mouse. ...

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by London
Sun Oct 22, 2006 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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