The contraction which follows the disappearance of a gumma of the sterno-mastoid may also produce a deformity resembling wry-neck.
The name of a syphilitic swelling or tumor is gumma (plural, gummata).
The shoddy tissue is called "gummatous infiltration," and the tumor, if one is formed, is called a "gumma."
In this case there was certainly organic disease, probably a gumma on the surface of the right hemisphere.
A gumma is usually situated on the dorsum and more often towards the centre than at the edges.
Paralysis due to gumma or other cerebral tumor is much slower in its course.
He was introduced as a rural religionist from gumma prefecture set on reforming his countrymen.
There was the secret ploughing society of the young men of a village in gumma prefecture.
Althaus162 also makes three divisions, two of which are as follows: Cerebral tumor—a gumma either hard or soft.
The disease is liable to be mistaken for central tumour, gumma, tuberculosis, or abscess of bone.
gumma gum·ma (gŭm'ə)
n. pl. gum·mas or gum·ma·ta (gŭm'ə-tə)
A small, rubbery granuloma having a necrotic center and an inflamed, fibrous capsule. It is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis. Also called syphiloma.