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What is the definition or description of: Eye lesion?

What is the definition or description of: Eye lesion?

Benign tumor: Usually signifies a benign tumor or growth on the outside of the eyelids or surface of the eye. It could also be something like a pigmented spot (Nevus) inside the eye. Essentially, any abnormality on or inside the eye is described as a lesion. It would be good to see an ophthalmologist to reassure you since about 95% of "lesions" found in or around the eye are benign (not cancerous). ...Read more

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Wounds (Definition)

Wound = injury to tissue. May include ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: wright smear of lesion shows neutrophils?

What is the definition or description of: wright smear of lesion shows neutrophils?

Histologic stain: Wright's stain is a histologic stain that facilitates the differentiation of blood cell types. It is used primarily to stain peripheral blood smears and bone marrow aspirates which are examined under a light microscope. In cytogenetics it is used to stain chromosomes to facilitate diagnosis of syndromes and diseases.
It is named for james homer wright, who devised the stain. ...Read more

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Recent us showed 1cm echogenic lesion on left kidney cortex, I had a scan 1 yr ago and it wasn't on there then?? Ct scan for definition booked?

Recent us showed 1cm echogenic lesion on left kidney cortex, I had a scan 1 yr ago and it wasn't on there then?? Ct scan for definition booked?

Reasonable: Chances are it is a cyst. It will show on CT and can be characterized better. Also, if that does not give sufficient information an MRI can be considered. The fact that you found it within a year bodes well. ...Read more

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1cm angiomyolipoma left cortex, CT scan now abdominal and pelvic, Dr says just for definition of lesion and not to worry but am scared?

1cm angiomyolipoma left cortex, CT scan now abdominal and pelvic, Dr says just for definition of lesion and not to worry but am scared?

Don't worry!: Angiomyolipomas are never cancer and rarely require treatment. This one renal solid mass that can be diagnosed entirely my imaging studies. If it meets the criteria for an AML you are 100% safe. If the mass become very large and obstructing it could require removal but that is rare. They never turn to cancer. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of ADD?

What is the medical definition of ADD?

ADD: Attention deficit disorder (ADD) = a developmental disorder with chronic difficulty sustaining attention with or without impulsivity or hyperactivity. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of health?

Health: Health = " A state of complete physical, social and mental well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." as defined by the World Health Organization. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of coping?

What is the medical definition of coping?

Coping: Coping = efforts made to minimize negative impact of stress, consciously engaging in solving problems & to make situation tolerable. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of gender?

What is the medical definition of gender?

Gender: Gender = The sex with which one identifies (masculine /male or feminine/ female) ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of exercise?

What is the medical definition of exercise?

There no formal: Definition. Exercise, is any form of physical activity. There is no specific definition based on heart rate and blood pressure or other. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of an addict?

What is the medical definition of an addict?

There really isn't 1: Because "addict" is not a medical term, and actually our field is coming around to eliminate the words "addict' and "alcoholic" from our vocabularies. The formal term for the disorder is "substance use disorder, " where you put the drug involved up front - like "alcohol use disorder" or "opiate use disorder." There are 11 criteria, and if 7 or more present, that is a "severe" disorder= addiction. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of a health risk?

What is the medical definition of a health risk?

Health risk: Health risk = factors which put physical or emotional well being in jeopardy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wounds?

What is the definition or description of: Wounds?

Wounds: Wound = injury to tissue. May include contusions, tears, punctures, etc. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of cultural health?

What is the medical definition of cultural health?

WHO: There is only one definition of health that was enunciated by the WHO in 1948. Please go to this site for the definition:
http://who. Int/about/definition/en/print. Html ...Read more

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What are the medical definitions of social health?

Social health: Social health = amount & quality of interaction an individual has with their community. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of hypoparathyroid disease?

What is the medical definition of hypoparathyroid disease?

Hypoparathyroid dz: Hypoparathyroid disease = decreased production of parathyroid hormone causing low calcium. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of malpractice?

Malpractice: Malpractice = improper/ negligent/ unethical care by a medical provider. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of a specialist?

Medical specialist: Medical specialist = a physician who has completed residency training in a specific branch of medicine. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of a psychopath?

What is the medical definition of a psychopath?

No conscience: Little to no conscience or sense of right and wrong, inability to empathize with others, a tendency to objectify people around them, longstanding pre-adolescent troubles with authority figures and the law, an in difference to social mores, impulsivity, manipulates others, and cruelty to people and animals that goes back to childhood, . ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of an informed decision?

Informed decision: Informed decision = being educated about options before making a choice or giving consent. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of an overweight person?

What is the medical definition of an overweight person?

BMI between 25-30: A bmi, which is a calculation based on height and weight, between 25-30 is considered "overweight." a bmi greater than 30 is classified as "obese." and a bmi between 18-25 is classified as "normal weight.". ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of obligatory thermogenesis?

What is the medical definition of obligatory thermogenesis?

Thermogenesis: Obligatory thermogenesis occurs when excess nutritional calories are converted to heat vice fat stores. ...Read more

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What is dribbling definition in medical?

What is dribbling definition in medical?

Dribbling: Dribbling of saliva means that drops of saliva are spilling or dropping from the mouth. Dribbling of urine occurs when it flows in drops or even a thin, light stream. ...Read more