Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 16 - Innate Host Defenses - Self Quiz - Page 496: 16


(c) Granulomas

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Gummas, lepromas, and tubercules are all examples of pockets of tissue that surround and wall off areas of infection and inflammation that are called granulomas. Gummmas are associated with syphilis, lepromas with Hansn's disease and tubercules with tuberculosis.
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