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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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After adjustment among participants younger than 80 years, diffuse lesions, as compared with no lesions, were associated with an almost three-fold increase in the risk of hip fracture.
The new technology may have a role in evaluating the subset of patients with diffuse lesions who tend to rebleed after surgery, he said.
Initial CT findings were evaluated with reference to the focal brain lesions, diffuse lesions, secondary injuries and skull fractures.
Imaging is especially useful in determining the degree and depth of anatomical involvement which is helpful for evaluation prior to complete removal of the tumour, reconstruction or excision of recurrent diffuse lesions.
The pattern of restenosis markedly shifted from diffuse lesions within uncoated stents to focal lesions at the proximal margins of coated stents.
6,7) Authors described the diffuse lesions as unencapsulated, firm, gray-white nodular lesions, whereas the focal lesions were circumscribed but unencapsulated nodules.
Plexiform neuromas are larger, more diffuse lesions that can be locally invasive and may cause severe disfigurement associated with localized or segmental hypertrophy They maybe present early in life and even at birth.
Janet Burpee, FSS's CEO commented, "We believe our device could provide the physicians a viable solution for treatment of long, difficult, and diffuse lesions in the femoropopliteal arteries.
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