granuloma

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a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection

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14) Murray et al (15) reported the case of a 66-year-old HIV-positive man who, several months after initiating HAART, experienced an exacerbation of multiple foreign body granulomas at the site of preexisting traumatic scars decades after the original injuries; however, no specific endogenous or exogenous antigen was identified.
Foreign body granulomas containing large numbers of birefringent crystalline particles have been described, but rarely sarcoid-like granulomas (Gibbs et al.
Differential diagnosis includes ganglions, fibromas, lipomas, foreign body granulomas, inclusion cysts, hemangiomas, and neurofibromas.
Ten (91%) of 11 ESs (comprising 10 classic types and 1 proximal type) were positive for CA 125, but other soft-tissue tumors, including 6 synovial sarcomas, 6 clear cell sarcomas, 8 leiomyosarcomas, 6 rhabdomyosarcomas, 14 liposarcomas, 5 malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, 10 malignant fibrous histiocytomas, 17 desmoid tumors, 6 squamous cell carcinomas (cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the distal extremities), 2 rheumatoid nodules, and 7 foreign body granulomas used as controls were negative for CA 125.