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Granulation tissue is a kind of tissue generated in a healing wound to both break down damaged tissue and to help prevent infection, however, sometimes growth of granulation tissue can be too robust. An excess of granulation tissue is informally known in the medical community as "proud flesh". Depending on the specifics of your case, a treating physician may apply a fine layer of silver nitrate to the excess tissue. This, in effect, cauterizes the granulation tissue (though the process is reportedly painless) and allows new healthy cell growth above that layer of flesh.

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What produces granulation tissue?

Granulation tissue is derived from the endothelial lining of blood vessels.

Does Granulation tissue form normally during the healing of a wound?

Granulation tissue:the tissue that normally forms during the healing of a wound. This tissue eventually forms the scar.

If you have granulation tissue in your vagtina what exactly in inhibiting the sperm and preventing conception?

Granulation tissue contains macrophages and neutrophils that "eat" old tissue and protects the new tissue from bacteria which also repels sperm

Why does an open wound need a bed of granulation tissue for wound healing to occur?

Granulation tissue forms new capillary beds that provide oxygen-rich blood for the healing process.

What are small knot-like swellings of granulation tissue?


Why would an open wound would need a bed of granulation for wound healing to occur?

Granulation tissue is tissue with good blood circulation and adequate blood supply is needed for a wound to heal.

During the phase of tissue repair capillary buds invade the clot forming a delicate pink tissue?

Granulation tissue

What is Lypogranuloma?

lipogranuloma is an inflammation of adipose tissue containing granulation tissue and oil cysts by a foreign body.

What does growth of a new capillary supply into a region produce?

granulation tissue

Is it true that organization is replacement of a blood clot by granulation tissue?


During the first phase of tissue repair capillary buds invade the clot forming a delicate pink tissue called?

Granulation Tissue

What happen to the vaginal canal if there is a granulation tissue?

The sperm cannot fertilize the egg

Growth of a new capillary supply into the region produces granulation tissue?

Yes it is true that the growth of a new capillary supply into the region produces granulation tissue. Phagocytes are non bony debris at the fracture site is removed by osteoclasts.

What is curetlage?

Curettage is a surgical procedure for removal of granulation or pathological tissue by scraping or scooping.

What is granulation tissue composed of?

clotted blood, fibroblasts, & extensive capillary network

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Is fibrosis and granulation tissue the same thing?

No, fibrosis is the abnormal accumulation of fibrin causing adhesions while granulation tissue consists of active fibroblasts along with inflammatory cells, angiogenesis (creation of new blood vessels) and raw/exposed nerves.

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What do fibroblasts in the granulation tissue lay down to form strong compact but inflexible mass?


What is the medical term for small knot like swellings of granulation tissue?

Bear bad knots

What is the difference between a Residual tumor and granulation tissue?

The difference between the two is that granulation tissue is tissue that forms in the process of wound healing while residual tumor is either a benign or malignant growth that is still present after some type of tumor removal surgery. It is sometimes difficult to differentiate between the two and MRIs are often used for this problem.

Can an MRI differentiate between granulation tissue and fibrosis?

Usually it can because fibrosis will be dark on T1 and T2 weighted sequences (except in the liver). Granulation tissue is variable but not dark on both, and is vascularized, so it will enhace early after contrast administration. Fibrosis only enhances late after contrast administration.

What is the formation of scar tissue called?

The formation of scar tissue is called granulation. Scars form a glue made of collagen in order to heal wounds more expediently.

Is it true during fibrosis fibroblasts in the granulation tissue lays down keratin fibers?

No. The answer is collagen fibers not keratin fibers.

The 4 major components of granulation tissue?

hiya bro granulation tissue is highly vascularized connective tissue which mainly composed of: 1-newly formed blood vessels (mainly capillaries) 2-proliferative fibroblasts 3- residual inflammatory cells 4-endothelial cells and im sure u know that granulation tissue forms due to an injury, and it's main function is anti infection and to form protection of the wound.. i hope that helped thanks