tuberculoma

tuberculoma
n.
a mass of cheeselike material resembling a tumour, seen in some cases of tuberculosis. Tuberculomas are found in a variety of sites, including the lung or brain, and a single mass may be the only clinical evidence of disease. Treatment is by surgical excision, together with antituberculous drugs.

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  • tuberculoma — crecimiento de aspecto tumoral, poco frecuente, de tejido tuberculoso localizado en el sistema nervioso central, que se caracteriza por presentar los síntomas de un proceso expansivo en el cerebro o cerebelo [ICD 10 A17.8 G07] médula espinal [ICD …   Diccionario médico

  • Tuberculoma — vgl. Tuberkulom …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • tuberculoma — A rounded tumorlike but nonneoplastic mass, usually in the lungs or brain, due to localized tuberculous infection. [tuberculo + G. oma, tumor] * * * tu·ber·cu·lo·ma t(y)u̇ .bər kyə lō mə n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • tuberculoma — tu|ber|cu|lo|ma Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • tuberculoma — n. type of nodule resembling cheese (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tuberculoma — tu·ber·cu·lo·ma …   English syllables

  • tuberculoma — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuberculoma periapical — tuberculoma situado en la zona apical de un diente, causado por la entrada de bacilos de la tuberculosis por una cavidad abierta y el conducto radicular Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • tuberculoma en plaque — a flat plaque on the surface of the frontoparietal cortex in tuberculous meningitis, producing the symptoms of brain tumor …   Medical dictionary

  • туберкулема — (tuberculoma; туберкул + ома) опухолевидный инкапсулированный очаг творожистого некроза в легких или других внутренних органах (напр., в почке) при вторичном туберкулезе …   Большой медицинский словарь

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