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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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Hogeboom et al., "Virologic, immunologic, and clinical parameters in the incidence and progression of anal squamous intraepithelial lesions in HIV-positive and HIV-negative homosexual men," Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology, vol.
Infrared coagulator ablation of high-grade anal squamous intraepithelial lesions in HIV-negative males who have sex with males.
In 1999, with HIV-specific anal cytology screening in its infancy, a Harvard team published its analysis of the cost-effectiveness of screening HIV-positive MSM for anal squamous intraepithelial lesions and anal squamous cell carcinoma.
(3,4) HPV is the most common cause of anal squamous intraepithelial lesions. In theory, screening for anal cancer may reduce morbidity and mortality by identifying and treating anal cancer precursors, much as screening has done for cervical cancer.
Colposcopic appearance of anal squamous intraepithelial lesions. Dis Col Rectum 1997; 40:919-28.