A region in an organ or tissue that has suffered damage through injury or disease, such as a wound, ulcer, abscess, tumor, etc
any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
wound: an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
A lesion is any abnormal tissue found on or in an organism, usually damaged by disease or trauma. Lesion is derived from the Latin word laesio which means injury.
A wound or injury; An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin; To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure
(Lesions) a wound or injury to the skin.
(Lesions) Breakages in tissue.
(Lesions) Damaged areas of skin, usually arising from scratching and inflammation.
(Lesions) Injuries to or destruction of brain tissue.
(Lesions) Sores, blisters, or tissue changes.
(Lesions) Tissue destruction and possibly irreversible scarring. Lesions caused by bacteria in the lungs can affect an animal’s performance for its entire life.
(Lesions) Wounds, or structural abnormalities. A cut is a lesion, as is an area of dead heart cells from a heart attack, or worn cartilage from arthritis. Stem cells appear to seek out and repair various lesions. ...
(Lesions) can be described as neuronal loss (reduction in the number of neurons) in the brainstem's pigmented nuclei, especially in the substantia nigra. Under microscopic examination, abnormal accumulations can be observed within the neuronal cell (Lewy bodies). ...
(Lesions) may be viewed by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the brain and/or spine. Inflammation with these lesions can be better evaluated with gadolinium-enhancement - a type of dye given to the patient via injection prior to the procedure. ...
(lesions) Definition: A lesion is a medical name for a skin blemish of some sort. Skin lesions include moles, warts, cysts and lipomas.
Injury of bodily tissue due to infection, trauma or neoplasm
An injury or wound, any pathologic or traumatic injury to the spinal cord.
A lump or abscess that may be caused by injury or disease, such as cancer.
wound or injury which results in pathological change in tissue (e.g. head injury which results in seizure-causing lesions in the brain). Lesions are sometimes surgically removed to reduce or prevent recurring seizures.
Abnormal skin tissue found for example in patients with psoriasis (psoriatic lesions or plaques)
(lee-zhun) a change in body tissue; sometimes used as another word for tumor.
A pathological or traumatic discontinuity of tissue or loss of function of a part.
A local injury or delimited diseased area.
A change in tissue structure due to injury or disease.
An area of abnormal tissue. A lesion may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous).