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Fibrosis

Known as: fibrosis (formation of excess fibrous connective tissue), fibrose, desmoplasia 
Any pathological condition where fibrous connective tissue invades any organ, usually as a consequence of inflammation or other injury.
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Fibrosis is a pathological feature of most chronic inflammatory diseases. Fibrosis, or scarring, is defined by the accumulation… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and advanced liver fibrosis are at the highest risk for progressing to end… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Liver fibrosis is the excessive accumulation of extracellular matrix proteins including collagen that occurs in most types of… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Interstitial fibroblasts are principal effector cells of organ fibrosis in kidneys, lungs, and liver. While some view fibroblasts… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Progressive fibrosis in the kidney, liver, lung, heart, bone marrow, and skin is both a major cause of suffering and death and an… 
Highly Cited
1964
Highly Cited
1964
  • J. Gustafson
  • Journal of the Iowa Medical Society
  • 1964
  • Corpus ID: 241751