Ghon complex

Ghon complex
The initial focus of parenchymal infection in primary pulmonary tuberculosis.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Ghon complex focus (primary lesion tubercle) — (gon) [Anton Ghon, Austrian born pathologist in Czechoslovakia, 1866–1936] see primary complex, and see under focus …   Medical dictionary

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  • Ghon focus — the primary parenchymal lesion of primary pulmonary tuberculosis; when associated with a corresponding lymph node focus, it is known as the primary or Ghon complex. Called also Ghon primary lesion and Ghon tubercle. Ghon focus (arrow) in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ghon's complex — Ghon s complex, sometimes called Ranke s complex is a lesion seen in the lung that is caused by tuberculosis. The two alternative names come from the scientists Karl Ernst Ranke, or Anton Ghon, respectively. [… …   Wikipedia

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  • Ghon focus — A Ghon focus is a primary lesion caused by mycobacterium bacilli (tuberculosis) developed in the lung of a previously uninfected individual. It is named for Anton Ghon (1866 1936), an Austrian pathologist.It is a small area of granulomatous… …   Wikipedia

  • Ghon — Anton, Czechoslovakian pathologist, 1866–1936. See G. complex, G. focus, G. primary lesion, G. tubercle …   Medical dictionary

  • Anton Ghon — (January 1, 1866 April 23, 1936) was an Austrian pathologist who was a native of Villach. In 1890 he earned his medical degree in Graz, and afterwards spent several years at the pathological institute in Vienna, where he worked with Anton… …   Wikipedia

  • Complejo de Ghon — En medicina, el complejo de Ghon, a veces llamado complejo de Accinelli es una lesión pulmonar causada en la tuberculosis que consiste en un foco de calcificación conjuntamente con una infección de ganglios linfáticos.[1] Estas lesiones son… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mycobacterium avium complex — (MAC) is a group of genetically related bacteria belonging to the genus Mycobacterium. It includes Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare.[1][2] Some sources also include Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) …   Wikipedia

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