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desmoplasia

Monday 18 June 2007

Definition: Desmoplasia indicates any pathological condition where fibrous connective tissue invades any organ, usually as a consequence of inflammation or other injury.

Examples

- desmoplastic stroma
- desmoplastic tumors

Images

- desmoplastic trichoepithelioma

- desmoplastic trichilemmoma

- desmoplastic melanoma

See also

- fibrosis

  • fibrozing tumors

See also

- desmoplastic anomalies
- desmoplastic tumors