granuloma

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

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16%) of necrobiotic granuloma, sarcoid granuloma and malakoplakia.
Sarcoid granuloma involvement of the thyroid was first described in 1938.
2 Sarcoid granulomas are epithelioid with variable giant cells, and lesions may be confluent (Figure 13, A).
However, sarcoid granulomas have no unique features, therefore stains for acid-fast bacilli and fungi must be obtained to eliminate infectious etiologies.
10) It is hypothesized that sarcoid granulomas are formed in response to chronic antigenic stimulation of genetically susceptible Th-1 T cells and subsequent macrocyte-mediated inflammation.
For example, sarcoid granulomas can appear in the brain, spinal cord, and facial and optic nerves.