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injury or loss. In the civil law jurisdictions the word is often used in the context of an ‘unfair’ loss, as where an adult takes advantage of a minor or someone purchases something for much less than it's worth.

LESION, contracts. In the civil law this term is used to signify the injury suffered, in consequence of inequality of situation, by one who does not receive a full equivalent for what he gives in a commutative contract.
     2. The remedy given for this injury, is founded on its being the effect of implied error or imposition; for in every commutative contract, equivalents are supposed to be given and received. Louis. Code, 1854. Persons of full age, however, are not allowed in point of law to object to their agreements as being injurious, unless the injury be excessive. Poth. Oblig. P. 1, c. 1, s. 1, art. 3, Sec. 4. But minors are admitted to restitution, not only against any excessive inequality, but against any inequality whatever. Poth. Oblig. P. 1, c. 1, s. 1, art. 3, Sec. 5; Louis. Code, art. 1858.
     3. Courts of chancery relieve upon terms of redemption and set aside contracts entered into by expectant heirs dealing for their expectancies, on the ground of mere inadequacy of price. 1 Vern. 167; 2 Cox, 80; 2 Cas. in Ch. 136; 1 Vern. 141; 2 Vern. 121; 2 Freem. 111; 2 Vent. 359; 2 Vern. 14; 2 Rep. in Ch. 396; 1 P. W. 312; 1 Bro. C. C. 7; 3 P. Wms. 393, n.; 2 Atk. 133; 2 Ves. 125; 1 Atk. 301; 1 Wils. 286; 1 Wils. 320; 1 Bro. P. 6. ed. Toml. 198; 1 Bro. C. C. 1; 16 Ves. 512; Sugd. on Vend. 231, n. k.; 1 Ball & B. 330; Wightw. 25; 3 Ves. & Bea. 117; 2 Swanst. R. 147, n.; Fonb. notes to the Treatise of Equity, B, 1, c. 2, s. 9. A contract cannot stand where the party has availed himself of a confidential situation, in order to obtain some selfish advantage. Note to Crowe v. Ballard. 1 Ves. jun. 125; 1 Hov. Supp. 66, 7. Note to Wharton v. May. 5 Ves. 27; 1 Hov. Supp. 378. See Catching bargain; Fraud; Sale.

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b) Coronal PET-CT demonstrating avid FDG uptake in the destructive lesion involving the 7th, 8th, and 9th ribs.
Midline destructive lesions of the sinonasal tract: simplified terminology based on histopathologic criteria.
Radiographically, the tumor appears as a unilocular or multilocular radiolucent destructive lesion and in our patient CBCT revealed a typical lytic radiolucent area.
It is essentially a destructive lesion, producing a radiolucent area with either a relatively smooth or a ragged border and sometimes showing faint trabecu-lae.
Magnetic resonance imaging, post IV gadopentetate dimeglumine, demonstrated a destructive lesion of the head of the fibula surrounded by a fluid collection with enhancing rim, raising the possibility of an abscess (Figs.
The destructive lesion was adherent to the dura but did not transgress it.
The radiographic appearance of osteoarticular tuberculosis can mimic metastatic tumors or some primary osseous lesions, such as eosinophilic granuloma, especially if multiple destructive lesions are present.
MRI right leg-Large, lobulated, expansile, destructive lesion in mid diaphysis of right tibia, similar lesion over lateral malleolus.
Magnetic resonance imaging scans of the spine showed a destructive lesion in the second lumbar vertebra with soft tissue extension compressing the spinal cord (Fig.
Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) is a benign but locally destructive lesion of the mandible or maxilla that presents most often in the second and third decades of life.
It should be suspected in a person who presents with a destructive lesion of the vertebra and a retropharyngeal mass.
CT of the temporal bones identified a destructive lesion involving the left mastoid, petrous apex, and cerebellopontine angle.