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Abnormal Diseases DS

Appendicitis acute inflammation of the appendix
cholecystitis an inflammation of the gallbladder
cirrhosis a chronic destruction of liver cells accompanied by the formation of fibrous connective and scar tissue
constipation when fecal material remains in the colon too long, causing excessive reabsorption of water
diarrhea a condition characterized by frequent watery stools
diverticulitis an inflammation of the diverticula, pouches (or sacs)that form in the intestine as the mucosal lining pushes through the surrounding muscle.
gastroenteritis an inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the stomach and intestinal tract.
hemorrhoids painful, dilated or varicose veins of the rectum and/or anus
hepatitis a viral inflammation of the liver
hernia rupture, occurs when an internal organ pushes through a weakened area or natural opening in a body wall
pancreatitis an inflammation of the pancreas
peritonitis an inflammation of the abdominal peritoneal cavity, usually occurs when a rupture in the intestine allows the intestine contents to enter the peritoneal cavity.
ulcer an open sore on the lining of the digestive tract
ulcerative colitis a sevcere inflammation of the colon accompanied by the formation of ulcers and abscesses
Created by: laurenrego02