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Related to caseous necrosis: granuloma, tuberculosis, Fibrinoid necrosis
  • noun

Synonyms for necrosis

the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

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Confirmatory diagnosis was made by biopsy and histopathology in all cases reported in literature with typical granulomatous lesion with caseous necrosis surrounded by epithelioid and Langhans-type giant cells.
As host defenses decline, the granulomas grow, coalesce, and ultimately result in caseous necrosis.
The areas with caseous necrosis were scanned using oil immersion (magnification X100).
Granulomatous inflammation with central caseous necrosis surrounded by epithelial cells and Langhans giant cells was noted in the histopathologic examination of the left middle ear mucosa.
Tissue reactions in the terminal stage were typical tuberculosis granulomas in only 20% of cases, and in the remaining 80%, there were many foci of nonreactive caseous necrosis.
When inbred and outbred animals were compared histologically, inbred animals showed more caseous necrosis, more visible bacilli and fewer epitheleoid cells, suggesting that inbred animals were more susceptible to TB than the outbreds.
The left upper lobe lesion biopsy showed granulomatous inflammation with caseous necrosis consistent with tuberculosis.
In our observation of this patient, histologic examination revealed granulomas potentially linked to sarcoidosis and a nonspecific, amorphous eosinophilic material that was not caseous necrosis.