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what is epithelial tissue??

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Outer layer of skin: The epithelial tissue is the outer layer skin and the visible portion.

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What is genarlation tissue?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Granulation Tissue?: Granulation tissue is a type of scar tissue which forms in wounds to allow for healing. It is composed of collagen, blood vessels, and immune cells that aid in healing. If excessive ("proud flesh") this may interfere with healing and require minor topical or surgical treatment.
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Contrast medium helps distinguish between the solf tissues of what?

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Dr. Stephen Saponaro
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Everything: Intravenous contrast helps show blood vessels, solid organs like the liver, and improves visualization of disease like tumors and infection.
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What organs and tissues can you donate?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Transplant Surgery 20 years experience
Many: Organs: heart, lungs, larynx, esophagus, liver, kidney, pancreas, small intestine, hands, face, abdominal wall tissues: blood, skin, bone, cornea.
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A 50-year-old female asked:

What r small-volume thymic tissues? Seen n anterior mediastatin. Thank you

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Normal finding: The thymus gland is found in your mediastinum, it is part of your immune system (it helps with the development of your t-cells). It is larger in youth and diminishes in size with age. This is not a finding that suggests a problem.
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How do connective tissues differ from epithelial tissues?

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Dr. Bishnu Subedi
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Epithelium: Epithelial tissues are covering layers whereas connective tissue is usually beneath the epithelium connecting other tissues, supportive structures.

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