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RT 230 Ch 10

Pathology for RTs

Adenocarcinoma of the prostate common cancer in men that frequently affects elderly men and occurs more frequently in the posterior lobe of the prostate
Breast carcinoma common malignancy among women occurring mainly in the upper, outer quadrant of the breast
Cervical carcinoma common malignancy of the female genital system caused by an abnormal growth pattern of epithelial cells around the neck of the uterus
Corpus luteum ovarian cyst a cyst that develops in the yellow endocrine body formed in the ovary at the site of a ruptured ovarian follicle
Ectopic pregnancy a pregnancy in which the fertilized ovum is implanted outside of the uterus
Fibroadenoma adenoma containing fibrous tissue
Fibrocystic breasts a benign, generally bilateral breast condition characterized by various sized cysts located throughout the breasts
Hysterosalpingogram a radiographic examination for screening of the nongravid woman, injection of contrast into the uterus and the flow into the uterine tube reveals their patency
Mastitis inflammation of the breasts, most often caused by staphylococcus bacteria
Nongravid nonpregnant
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) a bacterial infection of the female genital system, most often caused by bacteria
Placenta previa the condition in which the placenta develops in the lower half of the uterus, on or encroaching on, and completely or partially covering, the internal cervical os.
Polycystic ovaries ovaries that contain multiple small cysts
Prostatic calculi small multiple calcifications within the prostate
Uterine fibroid (leiomyomas) are benign, solid masses of the uterus that develop from an overgrowth of the uterine smooth muscle tissue
Uterus didelphys a congenital disorder resulting in a complete duplication of the uterus, cervix, and vagina!
Polyhydramnios the presence of excessive amniotic fluid
Created by: Chrslarsen