Incidence and nature of primary granulomatous inflammation in surgically removed material.

@article{Woodard1982IncidenceAN,
  title={Incidence and nature of primary granulomatous inflammation in surgically removed material.},
  author={Bleiber-g Woodard and Seth I. Rosenberg and Rebecca Michelle Farnham and Daniel O Hare Adams},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1982},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          119-29
        }
}
A large number of cases (303) of primary granulomatous inflammation, present in surgically removed specimens from a broad range of locations, were reviewed and examined in detail. The granulomas were characterized as to morphology, location, and etiology. Epithelioid granulomas without necrosis were most frequently due to sarcoidosis and mycobacterial infection, while epithelioid granulomas with necrosis were most commonly due to mycobacterial infection, fungal infection, rheumatoid arthritis… CONTINUE READING
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