noun, plural gum·mas, gum·ma·ta [guhm-uh-tuh] /ˈgʌm ə tə/. Pathology.
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The name of a syphilitic swelling or tumor is gumma (plural, gummata).Woman
William J. Robinson
Althaus162 also makes three divisions, two of which are as follows: Cerebral tumor—a gumma either hard or soft.
In this case there was certainly organic disease, probably a gumma on the surface of the right hemisphere.
Paralysis due to gumma or other cerebral tumor is much slower in its course.
A gumma is usually situated on the dorsum and more often towards the centre than at the edges.