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granuloma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n granuloma a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n granuloma In pathology, a growth resembling granulative tissue, produced in certain infectious diseases, as in tuberculosis, syphilis, or leprosy.
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Usage

In literature:

The ulcerated lesions of farcy have to be distinguished from those of tubercle, syphilis, and other forms of infective granuloma.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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In news:

Subacute airway obstruction caused by a suprastomal tracheal granuloma following tracheotomy in an adult.
Offering surgical insights, this author presents a rare case of a peri-ligamentous granuloma engulfing the anterior talofibular ligament in a 26-year-old patient.
Cholesterol granuloma of the external ear canal : A rare presentation.
Almost all aural cholesterol granulomas develop in the mucosa of the middle ear.
Cholesterol granuloma of the external ear canal: A rare presentation.
Cholesterol granulomas can cause bony expansion and typically become symptomatic when they encroach upon adjacent cranial nerves.
John Mayer Cancels Tour Due to Vocal Cord Granuloma .
Pyogenic granuloma of the hard palate : A case report and review of the literature.
Petrous apex cholesterol granuloma involving the sphenoid sinus.
Pyogenic granuloma of the hard palate: A case report and review of the literature.
Intracranial sarcoid granuloma as an extension of severe sinonasal sarcoidosis.
Subacute airway obstruction caused by a suprastomal tracheal granuloma following tracheotomy in an adult.
Still, for the record, permanent eyelash and brow tints and dyes have caused reactions such as granulomas (small areas of inflamed tissue) or contact dermatitis (a rash), according to Graf, and the FDA does not condone the practice.
In September 2011 John Mayer announced he was going to have to have surgery on his vocal cord s to remove a granuloma which had plagued him and kept him from singing for a while.
John Mayer's been struggling with voice problems since last year, when he discovered a granuloma -- a nodule, essentially -- on his vocal cords.
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