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Scar Tissue Is A Variety Of
Unclear: I'm not sure what your question is. Scar tissue is a an area of fibrous tissue where there has been an injury. It has the same building blocks as normal tissue but they are arranged in such a way that they are usually stiffer. There can be increased blood flow in the area with redness or an increase in pigment. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Scar is normal: Healing with scar tissue is part of the normal healing process. At times a scar can become wide - a hypertrophic scar or the scar can keep on growing as in a keloid. Hypertrophic or keloid scars may need some treatment such as surgical scar revision or cortisone injections. See you doctor if you think you are having excess scarring. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is long term outcome of removal of a large portion of the pericardium? Could stiffening, scar tissue not be evident until surgery for a window?
Depends on disease: Pericardial window , done for varieties of causes from ca , for trauma , heart & liver problems etc , to prevent life threatening taponade of heart.So the out come depends on etiology. Most of the time out come will be good, could recur , scar will contract (constrictive pericarditis ) heart can herniate are all rare complications. ...Read more
What type of tissue is the stroma in your iris? A connective tissue , nervous tissue, or epithelial tissue?
Iris: Stroma is made up of fibers & cells. ...Read more
See doctor: It is unlikely that the mass could have arisen from a hernia surgery. Hernias are near the surface of the body, while this sounds like it is deeper. It could be something serious, like a malignancy, so you might need a biopsy. See your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a sign of bone infection during a depridment is it dead soft skin tissue round the bone the remove?
Full thickness wound: If there is infected tissue down to bone, it should be considered infected bone. MRI is commonly used to determine the extent of an infection. If bone bleeds, it is viable. Bone biopsies, and bone cultures are methods to determine the extent of infection and viability of bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of surgery is the best way to remove the breast tumor and a small amount of surrounding normal tissue?
Not worth the risk: The risk of surgery to remove scar tissue is not warranted unless you have severe symptoms. You should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more
Is scar tissue white on a mri? Is scar tissue the same as degenerative joint? Please help and explain is it safe to have scar tissue removed from knee
Please see: Please see your orthopedist and ask will this really help you. That's what is most important. If it's not going to help then don't do it. ...Read more
Will a skin flap wound on a finger pad create scar tissue? What is the likelihood that the scar won't be apparent once all is healed?
Uncomplicated: superficial tears or lacerations or abrasion do no usually leave scars ...Read more
What is the healing process from a fracture from rupture of the periosteum to formation of a bony callus like?
Short course: Fx= torn perios=bleeding=hematoma. 4 +/- 7-10 days cells move in to clean up, a well as blood vessel. Not much healing 4 1-2 wks. Clot is formed, stem cells move in and set up house and form osteoblasts. As new bone is formed in the latis of the clot u c calcium/callus show up. Healing assumes the form of a lump around the bone ends& 6-8 wks solid. As it remodels 2 accept the stresses lump=+/-anat. ...Read more
Acupuncture : can be used for this purpose. Take care. ...Read more
Usually in skin: Yes there is a chance of cancer in the skin or surrounding areas following breast reconstruction. This can occur regardless of the method of reconstruction and is more reflective of the type of cancer and the treatment. However this should not stop you from considering reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers