What is Necrosis?

Pathologic death of one or more cells, or of a portion of tissue or organ, resulting from irreversible damage; earliest irreversible changes are mitochondrial, consisting of swelling and granular calcium deposits seen by electron microscopy; most frequent visible alterations are nuclear: pyknosis, shrunken and abnormally dark basophilic staining; karyolysis, swollen and abnormally pale basophilic staining; or karyorrhexis, rupture, and fragmentation of the nucleus. After such changes, the outlines of individual cells are indistinct, and affected cells may merge, sometimes forming a focus of coarsely granular, amorphous, or hyaline material.

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i had coumadin induced necrosis, they called it fat ncrosis..i so longer have any open wounds,but i am getting lumps in my breasts as well as my...

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I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You may have fat necrosis or lipoma or other soft tissue tumor. You...

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Yes i was diagnosed with hep c in 2007 my biopsy came back with 5% necrosis and othe stuff i did the treatment and didnt clear the hep c when i...

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I have gone through your query and being your doctor I completely understand your health concerns....
What is your age? What us the...

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i had ayurvedic treatment( ksharasuta - Binding the piles with thread )for piles and after one month still i have little pain and 2 to 3 drops...

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1. The mechanical strangulation [pressure effect] made by kshara of the blood vessels and tissues causes the necrosis of pile mass, which is...

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