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Diseases » Medullary carcionoma » Glossary
 

Glossary for Medullary carcionoma

  • Brachial Plexus Injury: Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth).
  • Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
  • Endocrine system cancer: Cancer that affects any gland in the endocrine system
  • Endocrine system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the endocrine systems, such as the related hormones or glands.
  • Fever: Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius
  • Hemorrhage: Bleeding of any type (especially when referring to severe bleeding)
  • Human carcinogen -Tamoxifen: Tamoxifen is a drug used to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer but is also deemed to be carcinogenic to humans as it increases the risk of developing other cancers. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Tamoxifen exposure is associated mainly with an increased risk of developing uterine cancer.
  • Lump in the breast: breast lumps can involve any of the tissues that make up the breast, including the skin, ducts, lobules and connective tissue
  • Lymphedema: Swelling causes by lymphatic fluid retention
  • Nipple discharge: Discharge of fluid or milk from one or both breasts
  • Pain: A feeling of suffering, agony, distress caused by the stimulation of pain fibres in the nervous system
  • Rosacea-like conditions: Medical conditions highly related to or similar to rosacea.
  • Thyroid disorders: Any disorder of the thyroid gland.

 

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