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Synonyms for degeneration

Synonyms for degeneration

descent to a lower level or condition

Synonyms for degeneration

the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality

the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form

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Finally, when extensive cystic degeneration is present, SPN can be difficult to distinguish from pseudocysts.
Renal leiomyoma with extensive cystic degeneration.
10-15) For example, solid-pseudopapillary neoplasms often undergo massive cystic degeneration, and mucinous cystic neoplasms (16) have a tendency to become infected and contain suppurative contents.
MR imaging of synovial sarcomas reveals a mosaic of mixed low, intermediate, and high signal intensity on T2-weighted images as a result of the admixture of solid components, cystic degeneration, hemorrhage, myxoid stroma, and fibrous tissue (known as the "bowl-of-fruit" sign).
Histologically, schwannomas are well circumscribed and encapsulated, and they may show cystic degeneration.
These include cystic degeneration of the tumor, secretion of fluid from tumor cells, or loculated cerebrospinal fluid from scar tissue within or adjacent to the tumor (1).
3] Although not different histologically, the larger variant is usually associated with cystic degeneration and hemorrhage.
Spontaneous hepatocellular adenoma with marked cystic degeneration.
Histopathology of the specimen revealed cystic degeneration within a lymph node and the presence of thyroid tissue, most of which was effaced with papillary carcinoma (figure).
The most important differential diagnosis of an adrenal cyst is a primary neoplasm with cystic degeneration or a cystic metastatic lesion.
Throughout the tumor, there are changes represented by areas of hyalinosis, cystic degeneration, and lipidization.