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lesion

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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Spearman's correlation test was used to look for correlations between breast area and lesion displacement and between lesion location and lesion displacement.
Excisional biopsy was done for lesion less than 2cm,and incisional biopsy was done for lesions greater than 2cm.
The criteria analyzed were: 1) complete marking and identification of the lesion; 2) complete removal of the lesion; 3) in cases of malignant lesions, presence of free margins for successful surgery; 4) occurrence of allergic events; 5) necessity of reoperation; and 6) difficulty in locating lesions, characterized as a surgical time greater than 1 hour from the initial incision to the closure of the skin.
In present study Hemangioma was the second most common lesion (Capillary Hemangioma 4%, Cavernous hemangioma 1% and Lobular hemangioma 0.4%) after Cystic diseases.
In this context MRI progression was defined as lesion progression as above, or the development of a new suspicious lesion (PI-RADS [greater than or equal to] 4).
The clinical cases illustrated in this work emphasize the major role of the new classification in insuring a more predictable treatment showing the importance of Transillumination in identifying the location but to significantly evaluate the opacity of the lesion.
Results: Four hundred and forty-one lesions were detected by MRI, and 145 were detected by CT.
From the clinical images obtained, two were reported by the teledermatologist as not perfectly made ones in focus and in one of the other cases there was an equivocal perception of the lesion size.
(15-20) It is important for pathologists to understand this imaging technique and be familiar with the entities that can present as an abnormal enhancing lesion on MRI.
Conclusion: DWI is a non-invasive diagnostic modality for diagnosing malignant breast lesions. It can be used to reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies and it may help in reaching a definite diagnosis in cases where a suspicious breast lesion cannot be biopsied because of its small size or unsuitable location.