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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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The first part of it included questions about sociodemographic details of participants plus 2 specifically directed questions about the time (years) during which they had practiced as general dentist, and the number of retraining courses about premalignant lesions which they had participated, the other 2 parts of questionnaire included: 9 questions about the knowledge, 7 about attitude and final 4 were about performance of general dentists about oral precancerous lesions.
Gardasil, manufactured by Merck, is the only quadrivalent HPV vaccine helping to protect people from genital diseases and cancers caused by the human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16 and 18: cervical cancer, anal cancer, precancerous lesions of the cervix (CIN2/3), precancerous lesions of the anus (AIN 2/3), precancerous lesions of the vulva (VIN2/3) and vaginal (VaIN2/3) and genital warts (condyloma acuminata).
From this study we were able to conclude that dried plums did, in fact, appear to promote retention of beneficial microbiota and microbial metabolism throughout the colon, which was associated with a reduced incidence of precancerous lesions.
Although cervical cancer is readily prevented via screening, early detection and treatment of precancerous lesions, most of the eligible women of reproductive health in Africa have never been screened.
The DNA test's sensitivity for the detection of advanced precancerous lesions was approximately half that for the detection of colorectal cancer.
Lack of specificity for precancerous lesions in ASC-US
Specially trained nurses or midwives will treat those found with precancerous lesions on the same visit, as part of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services.
Ahmedin Jema, of the American Cancer Society, was the lead author of the report and attributed the decline to the broader use of cervical smears to detect precancerous lesions and remove them, so preventing a cancer from developing.
com)-- Virginia Women's Center has been selected to participate in a nationwide clinical trial, one that will ultimately hope to prevent the human papillomavirus virus (HPV) from progressing into cervical cancer and treat women who have HPV and the precancerous lesions associated with it.
According to a large study, people who had a negative colonoscopy free of endoscopically visible precancerous lesions were nearly 80% less likely to develop colorectal cancer than those who had never had a colonoscopy.
s (Whitehouse Station NJ) vaccine Gardasil was approved for the prevention of anal cancer and associated precancerous lesions due to human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in people ages 9 through 26 years.
The method also has the potential to detect precancerous lesions and tumours sooner without sacrificing the animals.
Screening patients with no symptoms for precancerous lesions greatly reduces the chances patients with these cancers will die from the disease.
Precancerous lesions are difficult to identify by visual examination, and medical imaging technologies such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or positron emission tomography (PET), are prohibitively costly for most dental and clinical settings and may lack sensitivity for screening.
The vaccine had previously been approved for use in girls and women of those ages for the prevention of cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers, precancerous lesions and genital warts caused by HPV.