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Synonyms for caruncle

an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds

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Diagnosis: The caruncle is small and hidden by the overlying peristomium and 7 pairs of branchiae are present first occurring on the second setiger.
The caruncle contains goblet cells, sweat glands, oil-producing sebaceous glands, and fine hairs, and serves as a useful trap for foreign matter
The examination demonstrated normal external genitalia, normal urethra without caruncle, vagina mucosa with mild post-menopausal atrophic changes, grade one cystocele with midline urethral alignment, absence of rectocele, and no stress incontinence with valsalva.
Primary malignant melanoma mimicking urethral caruncle.
The caruncle on the nasal canthus contains both conjunctival and cutaneous structures and tumours can be of skin or mucosal origin.
Sebaceous carcinoma of the eyelid, eyebrow, caruncle, and orbit.
The mandibular gland shows a rounded contour and its duct crosses along the occiptomandibular face of the digastric muscle and styloglossus muscle and opens in the mouth on the sublingual caruncle near the frenulum (Figure 1 and 2).
In this region there is a reddish elevation in the lacrimal caruncle.
Prostomium bifid, with caruncle extending to posterior margin of chaetiger 3; no occipital tentacle; no eyes; no pigmentation (Fig.
1,2) These lesions most commonly arise in the bulbar conjunctiva, caruncle, or plica semilunaris.
Sebaceous gland carcinoma (SGC) is a highly malignant and potentially lethal tumor that arises from meibomian glands of the tarsal plate, from glands of Zeis or from sebaceous glands of the caruncle, eye brow or facial skin (1).
4 mm wide, bluntly pointed at the apex, rounded to truncate at the base, dorsal angle acute, subcarinate, uninterrupted, testa orangish-red to light brown, appearing smooth, but with obscure longitudinal rows of cells barely visible under 20X magnification, caruncle absent.
Whole placentomes (the part of the placenta where nutrient exchange occurs between the fetus and dam), were collected at day 75 of gestation and separated into fetal cotyledon (COT) and maternal caruncle (CAR) tissues.
Her medical history was remarkable for an uncomplicated urethral caruncle excision 12 years prior.
Symptoms and signs of GO Symptoms Signs Excessive lacrimation Palpebral edema Burning sensation Palpebral hyperemia Gritty sensation Increased palpebral width Spontaneous ocular pain Lid retraction Ocular pain with eye movements Edema of the caruncle Photophobia Conjunctival hyperemia Diplopia Chemosis Blurred vision Lagophtalmos Sight loss Proptosis Increased intra-ocular pressure Restriction of eye movements Kerititis and corneal ulcers Optic neuropathy