Medical Definition of Granuloma gangrenescens

1. Destruction of the nasal septum, hard palate, lateral nasal walls, paranasal sinuses, skin of the face, orbit and nasopharynx by an inflammatory infiltrate with atypical lymphocytic and histiocytic cells; presumably a form of lymphoma in most cases. An obsolete term for polymorphic reticulosis. Synonym: granuloma gangrenescens, malignant granuloma, midline malignant reticulosis granuloma. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granuloma Gangrenescens

granulocytes
granulocytic
granulocytic leukaemia
granulocytic leukemia
granulocytic sarcoma
granulocytic series
granulocytin
granulocytopenia
granulocytopoiesis
granulocytopoietic
granulocytosis
granuloma
granuloma annulare
granuloma endemicum
granuloma faciale
granuloma gangrenescens (current term)
granuloma gravidarum
granuloma inguinale tropicum
granuloma multiforme
granuloma telangiectaticum
granuloma tropicum
granulomas
granulomata
granulomatosis
granulomatous
granulomatous arteritis

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