Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Medical terms Virchow

Medical terms Virchow 

Virchow's angle, the angle between the nasobasilar line and the nasosubnasal line 

Virchow's cell, a macrophage in Hansen's disease 

Virchow's cell theory, omnis cellula e cellula – every living cell comes from another living cell 

Virchow's concept of pathology, comparison of diseases common to humans and animals 

Virchow's disease, leontiasis ossea, now recognized as a symptom rather than a disease 

Virchow's gland, Virchow's node 

Virchow's Law, during craniosynostosis, skull growth is restricted to a plane perpendicular to the affected, prematurely fused suture and is enhanced in a plane parallel to it. 

Virchow's line, a line from the root of the nose to the lambda 

Virchow's metamorphosis, lipomatosis in the heart and salivary glands 

Virchow's method of autopsy, a method of autopsy where each organ is taken out one by one 

Virchow's node, the presence of metastatic cancer in a lymph node in the supraclavicular fossa (root of the neck left of the midline), also known as Troisier's sign 

Virchow's psammoma, psammoma bodies in meningiomas 

Virchow–Robin spaces, enlarged perivascular spaces (EPVS) (often only potential) that surround blood vessels for a short distance as they enter the brain 

Virchow–Seckel syndrome, a very rare disease also known as "bird-headed dwarfism" 

Virchow's triad, the classic factors which precipitate venous thrombus formation: endothelial dysfunction or injury, hemodynamic changes and hypercoaguability

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