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Docs! Please tell me what granulomatous dermatitis is?

Docs! Please tell me what granulomatous dermatitis is?

See details: Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis is a rare skin disease often associated with autoimmune diseases such as RA or vasculitis, malignancies such as lymphoma and rarely from a reaction to medication. Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more


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What is granulomatus dermatitis and how is it treated?

What is granulomatus dermatitis and how is it treated?

Complex: This type of skin condition requires a dermatologist's care due to the strong inflammatory component combined with a propensity for topical infections. You should not attempt any home remedies for this chronic condition. Read more

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What is granulomatous disease?

What is granulomatous disease?

Chronically inflamed: Tissue due to infection, contains granules. If you were referring to CGD, chronic granulomatous disease, is a primary immune deficiency disorder where the white blood cells, phagocytes do not function well, resulting in chronic granulomatous inflammation in many organs secondary to infections with bacteria and fungi Read more

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Chronic granulomatous disordor life expectancy?

Chronic granulomatous disordor life expectancy?

CGD: Must meet with an immune deficiency specialist. Long-term antibiotic treatments may help to reduce infections, but early death is typically a result of repeated lung infections. Read more

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What is necrotizing granulomatous lymphadenitis?

What is necrotizing granulomatous lymphadenitis?

GANGRENOUS: The lymph node has to be operated and removed due to the severe infection. Read more

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How can you get rid of facial granulomatous facial condition?

How can you get rid of facial granulomatous facial condition?

Granulomatous Face: Granulomatous is a histopathologic term describing something seen under the microscope. Dermatologists use it when we know clinically that a condition has those microscopic features. You need to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Read more

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What are common causes of granulomatous calcifications in the spleen?

What are common causes of granulomatous calcifications in the spleen?

Calcifications: The spleen filters a lot of blood and with that, a multitude of infectious material, since the spleen is part of the immune system. Many causes of calcifications but common ones are old infection, clusters of old cells, injury to the spleen or vascular beds themselves, etc.. Read more

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What is granulomatous colitis?

What is granulomatous colitis?

Crohn's colitis: Colitis is inflammation of the colon; multiple causes. Granulomas are a type of cellular inflammatory reaction. Crohn's disease is characterized by granulomatous inflammation. Less common other causes include tuberculosis (different type of granuloma) and sarcoidosis. Ulcerative colitis (other ibd) affects lining of colon, may have very superficial granulomas, but not the same as crohn's. Read more

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Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis, what is this?

Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis, what is this?

GMEM: Acute progressive disease of CNS characterized by fever, facial paralysis, nystagmus, head tilt, circling, & cervical pain, caused by lesions in Brainstem of dogs. Read more

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What does it mean when result say there are changes of old granulomatous disease?

What does it mean when result say there are changes of old granulomatous disease?

Change in activity: Granuloma means a collection of immune cells in an area of body. Usually this happens in a long standing infection such tuberculosis. When the appearance changes in a old tissue, it could mean a reactivation. Read more

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What's this mean? No dr to see, ordered b/c painful breathe. Multiple bilat noncalc pulm nod 3-4mm. Favors granulomatous process (disease wrote above)

What's this mean? No dr to see, ordered b/c painful breathe. Multiple bilat noncalc pulm nod 3-4mm. Favors granulomatous process (disease wrote above)

Inconclusive.: Small pulmonary nodules can be lots of things. Old granulomatous disease from a prior infection is most common. If you could provide the radiologist with old studies that would be extremely helpful. If not then follow up imaging is important. Read more

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What is chronic granulomatous disease typically?

What is chronic granulomatous disease typically?

Immunodeficiency: White blood cells (WBC) roam the various tissues and engulf bacteria and fungi they encounter and then digest them inside themselves. When a crucial molecule, the reactive oxygen species (ros) is not present to enable the killing, the infection is not stopped. So these patients get sick often. Read more

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What is granulomatous disease? Is it related to ra?

What is granulomatous disease? Is it related to ra?

CGD: Chronic granulomatous disease is a genetic defect of white blood cells, specifically polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Granulomas, on the other hand, are a form of pathological change in tissues usually due to infections, but other causes as well, such as sarcoid, foreign bodies, and so on. Whether it is related to your RA can best be discussed with your rheumatologist, and would definitely do this. Read more

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What does remote granulomatous disease in lungs mean?

What does remote granulomatous disease in lungs mean?

Encounter to TB: If there is a sign of remote granulomatous disease in your lung, it means that the radiologist saw some calcification in your xray. The majority of these cases means that patient at some point was infected with tuberculosis, but her or his body controlled the infection. There are other granulomatous diseases beside tuberculosis infection such as histoplasmosis which is endemic in some areas of usa. Read more

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What are the tests for chronic granulomatous disease?

What are the tests for chronic granulomatous disease?

Chronic infections: Chronic granulomatous disease (cgd) is a genetic disorder in which immune system cells are unable to kill some types of bacteria and fungi. The disorder leads to long term (chronic) and repeated (recurrent) infections. The condition is often discovered in very early childhood. Milder forms may be diagnosed at a later age. Check this site. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002219/. Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic granulomatous disease?

Chronic infections: Chronic granulomatous disease (cgd) is a genetic disorder in which immune system cells are unable to kill some types of bacteria and fungi. The disorder leads to long term (chronic) and repeated (recurrent) infections. The condition is often discovered in very early childhood. Milder forms may be diagnosed at a later age. Check this site. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002219/. Read more

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What can I try at home to treat chronic granulomatous disease?

What can I try at home to treat chronic granulomatous disease?

Nothing other than..: ...Maintaining good hygiene including frequent hand washing and avoiding direct contact with sick people as much as possible. Read more

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What sort of disease is chronic granulomatous disease (c.G.D.)?

Immunodeficiency: The body's immune system is made of 3 kinds of cells: t-cells, b-cells and WBC (white blood cell). Wbcs roam the various tissues and engulf bacteria and fungi they encounter and then digest them inside themselves. When a crucial molecule, the reactive oxygen species (ros) is not present to enable the killing, the infection is not stopped. So these patients get sick very often. Read more

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