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What is caleictasis?

What is caleictasis?

Caliectasis: "caliectasis is a kidney condition characterized by dilation of the calices - structures situated inside the kidney pelvis which divide into 2 wide, cup-shaped major renal calices, with each major calix subdivided into 7 -14 minor calices... " with caliectasis, fluid backs up in the kidneys and the calices become distended." see: http://answers.Yahoo.Com/question/index?Qid=20101130121518aanjk0z. ...Read more

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What is hydronphrosis?

What is hydronphrosis?

Hydronephrosis: Extra fluid in the renal pelvis, either because the ureter is blocked or the rest of the kidney has shrunk. ...Read more

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What is nephrocalinosis?

What is nephrocalinosis?

Stones in the kidney: You may have misspelled it as the proper term is nephrocalcinosis - which stands for stones in the kidneys. ...Read more

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What is mid-folicular?

Follicular phase: The follicular phase begins on day one of the menstrual cycle and usually lasts about 14 days. I am familiar with mid-luteal phase but not mid-follicular. Perhaps one of the ob/gyn doctors can shine more light on this. ...Read more

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What is uretrolitiasis?

What is uretrolitiasis?

Definition: Urolithiasis is the condition where urinary stones are formed or located anywhere in the urinary system. The term nephrolithiasis refers to stones that are in the kidney, while ureterolithiasis refers to stones that are in the ureter. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is a lipoadenoma? What is the cure?

What is a lipoadenoma? What is the cure?

Benign fatty lesion: Most fatty lesions appearing in skin or in mesentery of bowel are benign lipomas. As they enlarge they can convert to a malignant liposarcoma. lipoadenoma. A benign circumscribed proliferation of glands and fat, the most common of which is the functionally hyperactive parathyroid lipoadenoma.. These are best treated by resecton ...Read more

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What is glomtermirisrtis?

What is glomtermirisrtis?

Glomerulonephritis?: Glomerulonephritis is an inflammation of the glomeruli in the kidney. The list of potential causes is very long. ...Read more

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What is hidronefrosis?

What is hidronefrosis?

Hydronephrosis: It is the enlargment and dilatation of the kidney usually secondary to an obstruction. If it is not treated, it can lead to permanent kidney damage. ...Read more

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What is hypoalbuminemia?

What is hypoalbuminemia?

Low blood albumen: Hypoalbuminemia is low serum albumin, a blood protein that when low is a general indicator of poor nutrition, or low-protein intake. It can be associated with several disease conditions, or may be nonspecific. If your doctor told you that you have this, ask what his/her examination shows in conjunction with this data and other tests. ...Read more

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What is hydroureter?

What is hydroureter?

A term denotes...: ... a dilation of ureter from various causes, which may be congenital, but more often to be acquired from ureteal obstruction by ureteral stone. More? Ask your urologist or contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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What is keratomalacia?

What is keratomalacia?

Keratomalacia: Keratomalacia is a non-specific term for thinning of the cornea. If you have this, you need close followup with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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What is funiculitis? What is the treatment?

What is funiculitis? What is the treatment?

Here are some...: Since funiculitis merely denotes the inflammation of a cordlike structure, which can be spermatic cord, umbilical cord, or nerve roots, would you please specify the site, features including its onset, duration, progress, evolution, etc. so to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment? How to do these correctly? Follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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What is divalproex? What is it for?

What is divalproex? What is it for?

Divalproex: is used in the treatment of seizures and mood stabilization in bipolar disorders. ...Read more

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What is ptb?

What is ptb?

Lung disease: Ptb is an abbreviation that usually means pulmonary tuberculosis, a lung infection caused by tuberculosis germs. ...Read more

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What exactly is cholangitis?

What exactly is cholangitis?

Bile Duct Infection: Ascending cholangitis describes an infection in the bile duct, usually secondary to obstruction. Common causes include bile duct stones, strictures, or tumors. These infections can be very serious because bacteria readily enter the bloodstream from the liver. Rx includes antibiotics +/-relief of the obstruction via endoscopy (ercp). ***sclerosing cholangitis is an unrelated inflammatory dz***. ...Read more

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What is bibasilar subsegmental ateleclasis and is it serious?

What is bibasilar subsegmental ateleclasis and is it serious?

No: It's simply a finding on a chest x-ray that in the absence of any symptoms, is nothing to worry about. People tend to develop atelectasis when they are in bed for a long time or not taking deep breaths frequently enough. ...Read more

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What exactly is cholestasis?

What exactly is cholestasis?

Bile flow: Usually means disruption (slowing or blockage) of bile flow from the liver. ...Read more