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women at increased risk of breast cancer include? childless at age 40, history, exposure to high radiation
Polycystic kidney failure causes what? fluid filled sacs or cysts in the renal pelvis, usually asymptomatic until midlife
predisposing factor for testicular cancer? cryptorchidism
common symptoms of disorders of pregnancy and delivery are? abdominal pain, tenderness, cramping, unusual pink or brown discharge or clots, hypertension, rapid weight gain, edema, and malaise
traveler's diarrhea is also known as? gastroenteritis
complication in men of infection with the mumps virus? orchitis
result of weakness in the musculature and may strangulate without proper treatment hernias
5th leading cause of cancer deaths pancreatic cancer
characterized by abdominal pain, anorexia, weight loss, blood glucose abnormalities, usually in people over 60 pancreatic cancer
slow progressive destruction of pancreatic tissue is? chronic pancreatitis
bilateral, symmetrical, nonprogressive paralysis, results from developmental defects of brain or trauma at birth cerebral palsy
classified as spina bifida, meningocele, or myelomeningocele neural tube defects
treatment of celiac sprue gluten free diet
inflammation of kidney and renal pelvis because infection, culture and sensitivity test on a clean catch urine specimen acute pyelonephritis
crohn's disease most often affects what? the ileum
acute stomatitis is caused by what? herpes simplex type 1
prostatitis is caused by what? bacteria and nonbacterial
the inability to achieve or sustain penile erection impotence
cause of endometriosis unknown
s/s of hiatal hernia heartburn
ovarian cyst is derived from ovarian follicles and corpus luteum
cure for syphilis? no cure
acute inflammation of small, pouch like herniations in the intestinal wall diverticulitis
sexual intercourse coitus
possible complications of diarrhea are? dehydration and electrolyte imbalances
communicating or noncommunicating, surgically treated with a shunt to drain fluid hydrocephalus
obstruction and dilation of colon, rectal biposy, may respond to surgery hirschsprung's disease
inflammation through all layers of intestinal wall resulting in thickening of the wall and narrowing of the lumen crohn's disease
bloody diarrhea with pus and musus is s/s of what? ulcerative colitis
dilated tortuous veins in anal or rectal mucous membranes are? hemorrhoids
leading cause of chronic pancreatititis alcoholism
confirms cryptorchidism serum gonadotropin
pregnancy failure after 1 year is? infertility
painful intercourse cervicitis
70% success for erectile dysfunction viagra
indicated prostate cancer PSA
projectile vomiting infant in the 2nd or 4th week after birth is? pyloric stenosis
smoking, alicylate reaction, increased stress can all cause? gastric ulcer
growth of endometrial tissue outside the endometrium endometriosis
testicular cancer usually occurs before what age? 40
after a strep middle ear infection this may occur? glomerulonephritis
autodigestive process that is severe, often life-threatening acute pancreatitis
most prevalent STD genital warts
reproduction, care, and pleasure are all parts of what? human sexuality
fecal occult blood testing is used to check for? colorectal cancer
bloody, coffee colored, smoky, strep infection, filtration of blood are all signs of what? acute glomerulonephritis
malaise, fatigue, and lethargy are all signs of what? urinary diseases
complications of diabetes mellitus include? insulin shock, diabetic coma, arteriosclerotic disease and cerebrovascular accident
cause of coronary artery disease atherosclerosis
involuntary muscular contractions and weakness, and muscular atrophy and problems with speech and swallowing are all symptoms of what? amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
bacteria, viruses, rheumatic fever, and chronic alcoholism all cause what? myocarditis
surrounds the heart pericarditis
loss of voluntary muscular control and sensation on one side of the body hemiplegia
best method of diagnosing myocarditis ECG
anthracosis is caused by? inhaling coal dust
tracheostomy or endotrachela intubation are done for what? acute epiglottitis
pneumonia affects? bronchioles and alveolar ducts
intermittent claudication limping or lameness
cerebral contusion is generally caused by blunt impact to the head
chorea is sometimes found in? rheumatic fever
bloodflow back to left atrium mitral valve
leading cause of death in women over 40 and poor prognosis lung cancer
infectious mono is caused by Epstein bar virus
Diagnostic procedures for aplastic anemia? RBC,WBC, and bone marrow studies
local dilation of an artery or chamber of the heart due to weakening of its walls aneurysm
initial symptoms of mono malaise and chills
intrinsic asthma is more common in who? adults
rheumatic fever tends to be recurrent in how many years? 5
cause of migranes? blood flow disruption
complication of influenza lung abscess
pleuritic pain is a sign of? pericarditis
insufficient secretion of vasopressin causes diabetes insipidus
pneumonia is caused by? viruses, bacteria, protozoa, or rickettsiae
inflammation of 3 layer membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord? meningitis
hyperventilation causes? cor pulmonale
radiation exposure can result in? lung cancer
air in pleural cavity pneumothorax
treatments for congestive heart failure include? bed rest, diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, and restricted sodium intake
little strokes transient ischemic attacks
for a pulmonary embolism, symptoms are just like what? pneumonia
difference between angina pectoris and myocardial infarction is? length of time the pain continues
hoarseness, fever, distinctive hard cough, persistent stridor and respiratory distress croup
this is usually fatal after 1 year of diagnosis acute myeloblastic leukemia
hypertrophy and failure of right ventricle are signs of what? cor pulmonale
weak and brittle bones, joint pain, and kidney stones are signs of what? hyperparathyroidism
epilepsy avoid head injuries and get prompt treatment of brain infections
this is caused by infection, trauma, and prolonged immobility thrombophlebitis
treatment for diabetes mellitus include diet, exercise, insulin
acne, moon shaped face, and grossly exaggerated head. also hypersecretion of adrenal cortex cushings syndrome
3 types of aneurysms abdominal,thoracic, and peripheral
ventricular aneurysm, cardiogenic shock, mitral regurgitation, congestive heart failure, and arrhythmias are all signs of? myocardial infarction
megaloblasts are found in? folic acid deficiency anemia
destruction of mylien sheath multiple sclerosis
CNS muscle rigidity and involuntary tremors are signs of? Parkinson's
Treatment of pernicious anemia includes vitamin b12
autoimmune reactions is part of this Alzheimers
paralysis of face bells palsy
rheumatic fever found in kids and adolescents aged? 5-15
pulmonary tb is found in who? middle aged adults
hemorrhage, embolism, and thrombosis are characteristics of what? stroke
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