Metaplasia

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Metaplasia is a general pathology term that refers to process when one cell type is replaced by another. It usually occurs in the context of changed cellular environment to which the new cell type is better adapted 1. Examples include 2-5:

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rID: 42451
Section: Pathology
Tag: cases
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    Case 1: myositis ossificans
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    Case 2: fatty nodal metaplasia
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