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Stedmans SkillBuilders OP Notes Diagnoses

benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) noncancerous increase in size of prostate gland
bladder neck occlusion closure of the neck of the bladder
carcinoma malignant mass or tumor derived from epithelial tissue
carcinoma of the prostate malignant mass or tumor of the prostate gland
cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
cholelithiasis presence of stones in the gallbladder
chronic intractable radicular pain having no relief from persistent pain of a spinal or nerve root
cryptitis inflammation of a follicle or glandular tubule; particularly of the colon
de Quervain disease fibrosis of the sheath of a tendon of the thumb
deviated septum a shifted medial partition of the nasal cavity
distal esophageal stricture in the setting of active reflux esophagitis; narrowing of the lower esophagus with active backflowing of gastric contents into the esophagus, thus irritating mucosal membranes
Dupuytren contracture disease of the palmar fascia with thickening and shortening of the fibrous bands on the palmar surface of the hand and fingers; resulting in a flexion deformity of the 4th adn 5th digits
dysphagia difficulty in swallowing
endometriosis ectopic occurrence of endometrial tissue;frequently cysts containing altered blood are formed
esophageal stricture a circumscribed narrowing of the esophagus
facet-mediated backpain a small, smooth area on a vertebral bone or other firm structure causing pain.
flexor carpi radialis tendinitis inflammation of the flexor carpi radialis tendon
hiatal hernia protrusion of part of the stomach through teh esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm
intertrochanteric fracture a fracture of the proximal femur located in the metaphysial bone in the region between the greater and lesser trochanter
leiomyomata uteri a benign neoplasm derived from the smooth muscle of the uterus
malignant melanoma a cancerous neoplasm derived from cells that are capable of forming melanin (most commonly in the skin or in the eye and rarely mucous membranes. All melanomas are malignant
nasal airway obstruction blockage int he nose that interfers with respiration
obstructive sleep apnea absence of spontaneous breathing during sleep due to a blockage or narrowing of the airway
osteoarthritis inflammation involving bones & joints
otitis media inflammation of the middle ear
pelvic endometriosis inflammation of the inner lining (endometrium) of the uterus; pertaining to the pelvic area
pneumoperitoneum presence of air or gas in the peritoneal cavity as a result of disease
prostate carcinoma malignant tumor or growth in the prostate gland
reflux esophagitis inflammation of the lower esophagus resulting from regurgitation of acid gastric contents
tonsillar & adenoid hypertrophy nonphysiologic overall increase in size of tonsil and adenoid tissue
turbinate hypertrophy overgrowth of this bone (shaped like a top) referring to turbinated bones in the nasal cavity
urinary tract infection microbial infection, usually bacterial of any part of the urinary tract
varicocele a condition manifested by abnormal dilation of the veins of the spermadic cord
vulvar dysplasia abnormal tissue development around the vulva
Created by: spicygrits