What is Granuloma?

It is a collection of immune cells known as macrophages. Granulomas form when the immune system attempts to wall off substances that it perceives as foreign but is unable to eliminate.

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i m concerned for my brother. he has an intermittent low-grade fever, left lower quadrant pain, had a granuloma show up on on his lung xray, and...

doctor1 MD

Hello and welcome to HCM,

Thank you for your query.

First of all, as he is being treated for diverticulitis, this must mean a diagnosis was made....

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I was told that I have a small posterior vocal process granuloma probably caused by reflux and constantly trying to clear my throat. What are the...

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Thanks for the query

1. What are the chances of this granuloma being a malignant lesion?
A: With regards to the past history of smoking, your...

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Hi sir my name is hari krishna i want to know the reasons regarding ct scan to brain inference as mentioned below "healed granulomas in right...

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Thanks for writing in.

You might be having old infection by neurocysticercosis in the brain (above mentioned areas). When the worm is alive it...

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