necrotizing granuloma

Necrotizing granulomatous inflammation

What does necrotizing granulomatous inflammation mean? Necrotizing granulomatous inflammation is a term pathologists use to describe a pattern of chronic (long-standing) inflammation. A granuloma is a small, round collection of specialized immune cells that stick together to both surround and remove a harmful agent from the body. The immune cells in a granuloma include lymphocytes, …
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Granuloma

What is a granuloma? A granuloma is a collection of immune cells and a type of chronic inflammation. Granulomas are made up of specialized immune cells including lymphocytes, histiocytes, and multi-nucleated giant cells. Pathologists use the word granulomatous to describe the microscopic look of granulomas inside tissue. What causes a granuloma? Any condition that causes …
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