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CHAP 12 D/DO WOMEN

DISEASE AND DISORDERS OF FEMAL REPRO

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AMASTIA CONDITION OF WITHOUT BREAST; the areola and nipple are present but not breast tissue.
BREAST CANCER A MALIGNANT TUMOR ARISING FROM BREAST TISSUE; most common form is IDC - INFILTRATING DUCTAL CARCINOMA
CARCINOMA IN SITU FORM OF CERVICAL CANCER ARISES FROM CELLS OF THE CERVIX; changes in apperance before developing into a spreading malignancy.
CERVICAL CANCER A MALIGNANT TUMOR OF THE CERVIX
CERVICITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE CERVIX; Most common for of cervicitis occurs when the inner lining of the cervix becomes inflamed. ENDOCERVICITIS
CYSTOCELE A PROTRUSION OF THE BLADDER AGAINST THE WALL OF THE VAGINA; May occur if the attachments between the 2 organs weaken. may affect urinary bladder function.
ENDOMETRIAL CANCER A MALIGNANT TUMOR ARISING FROM THE ENDOMETRIAL TISSUE LINING THE UTERUS. Most arise from the GLANDULAR CELLS of the ENDOMETRUIM.
ENDOMETRIOSIS ABNORMAL GROWTH OF THE ENDOMETRIAL TISSUE MAY OCCUR THROUGHOUT AREAS OF THE PELVIC CAVITY, INCLUDING THE EXTERNAL WALLS OF THE UTERUS, FALLPIAN TUBES, URINARY BLADDER AND EVEN ON THE PERITONEUM
ENDOMETRITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE EDNOMETRIUM; Usually caused by bacterial infection
Fibrocyctic Breast Disease ONE OR MORE BENIGN FIBROUS CYSTS DEVELOP WITHIN THE BREAST
FISTULAS AN ABNORMAL PASSAGE FROM ONE ORGAN OR CAVITY TO ANOTHER
HYSTERATRESIA AN ABNORMAL OBSTRUCTION WITHIN THE UTERINE CANAL THAT MAY INTEFER WITH CHILDBIRTH
LEIOMYOMA MUSCULAR WALLS OF THE UTERUS IS THE ORIGIN OF BENIGN TUMORS AKA: FIBROID TUMORS
MASTITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE BREAST
MASTOPTOSIS A BREAST THAT IS ABNORMALLY PENDULOUS OR DROOPING
OOPHOROPATHY ANY DISEASE OF AN OVARY
OOPHORITIS INFLAMMATION OF AN OVARY
OVARIAN CANCER MOST COMMON FORM OF REPRODUCTIVE CANCER IN WOMEN -
OVARIAN CYST A CYST IS A FLUID FILLED SAC THAT FORMS WITHIN THE BODY FROM MUTATED CELLS
PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE INFLAMMATION INVOLVING SOME OR ALL OF THE FEMAL ORGANS WITHIN THE PELVIC CAVITY
PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME A COLLECTION OF SYMPTOMS INCLUDING NERVOUS TENSION, IRRITABILITY, BREAST PAIN, EDEMA, AND HEADACHES
PROLAPSED UTERUS THE UTERUS IS SUSPENDED IN THE PELVIC CAVITY BY LIGAMENTS.
SALPINGITIS INFLAMMATION OF A FALLOPIAN TUBE
SALPINGOCELE A PROTRUSION OR HERNIATION OF A FALLOPIAN TUBE WALL
TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME (TSS) A SEVERE BACTERIAL INFECTION CHARACTERIZED BY A SUDDEN HIGH FEVER, SKIN RASH, MENTAL CONFUSION, ACUTE RENAL FAILURE AND ABNORMAL LIVER FUNCTION
VAGINITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE VAGINA, USUAL SYMPTOMS ARE; Redness, swelling are accompained by thinning of the vaginal wall and loss of moisture usually due to depletion of estrogen
VULVITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE EXTERNAL GENITALS, OR VULVA.
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