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Necrotizing granuloma

  • Definition
    • 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 Wegener granulomatosis are conditions that cause necrotizing granulomas.

  • Alternative Names
    • Granuloma

  • References
    • Ferri FF. Granulomatosis with polyangitis (Wegener's granulomatosis). In: Ferri FF, ed. Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2016. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Mosby; 2015:55-6.