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Necrosis (Definition)

Necrosis is the the death of cells and tissue. In dentistry, root canals are often needed when the pulp tissue inside a ...Read more


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What can cause nerve necrosis?

Many concerns: Necrosis is "death" or destruction of a nerve, and this sometimes is necessitated to alleviate pain, by an alcohol injection. If a nerve is cut or transected, or if a nerve cell body dies (apoptosis), from a variety of inflammatory or degenerative causes, recovery is not possible. So, nerve death can occur both in central and peripheral nervous systems. Timely treatment is always best. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: necrosis?

Cell / tissue death: Necrosis is the the death of cells and tissue. In dentistry, root canals are often needed when the pulp tissue inside a tooth has gone necrotic. ...Read more

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What is a decreased necrosis and is it bad. Can you also tell me how to cure it.

Ok...clarify: Where, when, in what context ? Decrease of necrosis means less of cell death/damage/destruction......which is always good. ...Read more

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How long can fat necrosis last?

Depends: upon the cause. There's a rare autoimmune disease which is sort of lifelong but goes dormant with intense immunosuppression. There's necrosis from infection, trauma, surgical trauma and these don't last long at all if the underlying problem stops. ...Read more

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Extensive tumor necrosis! how to diagnose, what to do?

Remove if possible: When tumor get very large and essentially loose blood supply necrosis can set in. If extensive, tumor necrosis syndrome develops and release of toxins into the blood stream can occur. At this point debulking of the lesion is beneficial. ...Read more

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I was told I have papilary necrosis what does that mean?

Renal disease: Kidney tissue is damaged and is not functioning correctly. You need to take stock of all medication you have been taking and stop any that has an effect on the kidney. Also deal with any kidney infection. Medical care is important and following advise very closely to avoid progression of the condition is essential. ...Read more

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How do subarachnoid haemorrhages result in cell necrosis?

Cell death: Necrosis is cell death. Anything that disrupts the complex system that keeps cells alive can cause cell death. Subarachnoid hemorrhage is a bleed in the brain. The pressure from extra blood in a small space can crush cells, and disrupt fragile capillaries that bring oxygen to cells. This, cell death ...Read more

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What is the best test to diagnose or rule out necrosis due to pancreatitis. ?

Probably CT scan: Clinical and laboratory criteria to assess inflammatory responses (Ranson grade, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score) and contrast-enhanced dynamic computed tomography (dynamic CT) imaging to evaluate pancreatic necrosis are frequently used. Not all patients with pancreatic necrosis identified on dynamic CT scanning develop local complications ...Read more

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Does the term degenerative on a pathology report mean the same thing as necrosis?

Does the term degenerative on a pathology report mean the same thing as necrosis?

No: In fact, "degenerative" is a term often used by pathologists to convey that the changes observed in a specimen are different from necrosis. The exact significance of this term varies depending on where the sample was taken from, so discussion with your doctor is important as mentioned. ...Read more

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What is it about cold injury that kills the organs? Could I ng term exposure cause organ necrosis and kill the victim?

What is it about cold injury that kills the organs? Could I ng term exposure cause organ necrosis and kill the victim?

GivinTheColdShoulder: Your question is a bit vague. But generally, if tissue is actually frozen (frostbite), water crystals form inside the cells and that messes-up the works. When thawed, the tissue is mush. If you are talking about hypothermia, the colder you get the slower your metabolism to the point that the lack of energy formation overcomes the overall slowness of the metabolic processes and then the cells die. ...Read more

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What happens to the testicle as it enters necrosis?

Testis: Necrosis means death of the testicle. It eventually shrinks and essentially disappears. If you are concerned about fertility, necrosis of the testicle in the scrotum may lead to production of antibodies that may lead to infertility. ...Read more

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How is a tubular necrosis diagnosed?

ATN: Acute tubular necrosis is classified as a "renal" (i.e. Not pre-renal or post-renal) cause of acute kidney injury. Diagnosis is made by a fena (fractional excretion of sodium) > 3% and presence of muddy casts (a type of granular cast) in urinalysis and by histopathology. ...Read more

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