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Synonyms for lesion

Synonyms for lesion

any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part

an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

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Out of the total number of cases we selected the patients with endoscopic diagnosis of Dieulafoy lesion.
Dieulafoy lesion (DL), although an uncommon cause of non-variceal UDB, may cause potentially life-threatening bleeding, especially in the elderly ([2]).
For the accurate selection of the Dieulafoy lesion patient group, the medical and endoscopic records of these patients were reviewed in order to meet the diagnostic criteria of Dieulafoy lesions.
Endoscopic management of Dieulafoy lesions of the stomach: a case study of 26 patients.
12) Interestingly, there have been 3 recurrences, to our knowledge, of Dieulafoy lesion.
Miko and Thomazy, (5) who carried out measurements of the diameter of mucosal and submucosal arteries of patients with Dieulafoy lesion as well as control subjects, support that theory.
Due to the high flow, Dieulafoy lesions and AVMs may be visible only on the arterial phase and disappear on subsequent phases.
Typical MpCTE enhancement pattern of small bowel vascular lesions Arterial Enteric Delayed Phase Phase Phase Dieulafoy lesions +++ - - Arteriovenous malformations +++ - - Angioectasias - ++ + Venous angiomas, varices [+ or -] ++ +++ Other Dieulafoy lesions No early vein Arteriovenous malformations [+ or -] early vein on arterial phase Angioectasias Venous angiomas, varices -= no enhancement; + = mild enhancement; ++ = moderate enhancement; +++ = marked enhancement