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Diseases » Budd-Chiari syndrome » Glossary
 

Glossary for Budd-Chiari syndrome

  • Abdominal Pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Abdominal pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome: An autoimmune disorder characterized by blood clots and pregnancy losses.
  • Ascites: Fluid accumulation in abdominal cavity
  • Circulatory system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system.
  • Cirrhosis of liver: Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue.
  • Cirrhosis of the liver: Scarring of the liver from alcohol or other causes.
  • Congestive Heart Failure: Inadequate pumping and decline of heart function common in the elderly.
  • Death: The cessation of life
  • Diuril -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diuril ( a diuretic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Enlarged liver: Swelling of the liver.
  • Furosemide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Furosemide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Graft-versus-host disease: A disease characterised by an immune response as a result of a transplantation or transfusion resulting in a widespread systemic inflammatory response
  • Hepatocellular jaundice: A condition which is characterized by jaundice due to injury or damage to the hepatocellular cells of the liver
  • Kidney failure: Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste
  • Leiomyosarcoma: A rare soft tissue cancer that arises from smooth muscle cells which form the involuntary muscles. Smooth muscle cells can occur in the skin, uterus, stomach, intestine and blood vessel walls. The main location for these tumors is in the uterus, retroperitoneum, pelvis and large blood vessels such as the inferior vena cava. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor.
  • Liver conditions: Any condition that affects the liver
  • Myeloma: A primary malignancy of the plasma cells
  • Nausea: The queasy feeling of nausea and often also vomiting.
  • Nephrotic syndrome: Various kidney glomeruli conditions
  • Pancreatic cancer: Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the pancreas
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of hemoglobinuria at night without any identifiable cause.
  • Plant poisoning -- Comfrey (Senecio, Symphytum): Ingestion of parts of the Comfrey plant may cause liver problems.
  • Plant poisoning -- Crotalaria: Ingestion of parts of the Crotalaria plant may cause liver problems.
  • Plant poisoning -- Heliatropium: Ingestion of parts of the Heliatropium plant may cause liver problems.
  • Polycythemia: Excess red blood cells in the blood
  • Portal hypertension: Portal hypertension may be defined as a portal pressure gradient of 12 mm Hg or greater and is often associated with varices and ascites.
  • Shock: Severe condition from reduced blood circulation
  • Stomach cancer: Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.

 

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