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What is the definition of Necrotizing Granuloma?

A granuloma is a clump of cells that forms when the immune system tries to fight off a harmful substance but cannot remove it from the body.

A necrotizing granuloma is an area of inflammation in which tissue has died. Necrotizing means dying or decaying.

Tuberculosis and granulomatosis with polyangiitis are conditions that cause necrotizing granulomas.

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Chronic Childhood Vasculitis: Characterizing the Individual Rare Diseases to Improve Patient Outcomes

Summary: Childhood chronic vasculitis describes a group of rare life-threatening diseases that have in common inflammation of blood vessels in vital organs such as kidneys, lungs and brain. Most knowledge about them comes from adult patients. Severe disease requires aggressive life-saving treatments with steroids and some cancer drugs which can themselves cause damage, and increase risks of cancer and seve...

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Clinical Transcriptomics in Systemic Vasculitis (CUTIS)

Summary: Multi-center observational study to evaluate the histopathology and transcriptome of cutaneous lesions in patients with several different types of vasculitis.

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Published Date: September 19, 2021
Published By: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, General Surgery Practice Specializing in Breast Cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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Jones KD, Urisman A. Histopathologic approach to the surgical lung biopsy in interstitial lung disease. In: Collard HR, Richeldi L, eds. Interstitial Lung Disease. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2018:chap 12.