Lesion

A lesion is any abnormality in the tissue of an organism (in layman's terms, "damage"), usually caused by disease or trauma. Lesion is derived from the Latin word laesio which means injury.

Read more about Lesion:  History, Types, Causes, Effects of Brain Lesions, Research Using Lesions

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Middle Cerebral Artery Syndrome - Signs and Symptoms
... Broca's, Wernicke's or Global aphasia as a result of a dominant hemisphere lesion (usually the left brain) Perceptual deficits hemispatial neglect, anosognosia, apraxia ...
Fungating Lesion
... A fungating lesion is a type of skin lesion that is marked by ulcerations (breaks on the skin or surface of an organ) and necrosis (death of living tissue) and that usually has a bad smell ... This kind of lesion may occur in many types of cancer, including breast cancer, melanoma, and squamous cell carcinoma, and especially in advanced disease ...
Charcot-Wilbrand Syndrome - Physiological Causes
... In terms of localization, the lesion or damaged tissue is most often localized to the lateral(sides) or mesial(middle) occipitotemporal regions, and typically appears bilaterally(affecting both sides equally) ... localization however has not been illuminated and can most accurately be summarized as "a lesion in an acute phase affecting the posterior regions” ... association with focal, acute-onset cerebral lesions like hemorrhage, thrombosis, or trauma ...
Research Using Lesions - Research With Animals
... Using animal subjects gives researchers the ability to lesion specific areas in the subjects, allowing them to quickly acquire a large group of subjects ...
Periodontal Disease - Diagnosis
... divided plaque-induced periodontal lesions into four stages initial lesion early lesion established lesion advanced lesion ...