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Glossary for Anatomic obstruction

Medical terms related to Anatomic obstruction or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Adhesions: A fibrous band or structure by which parts abnormally adhere
  • Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
  • Colonic volvulus: Twisting of the colon.
  • Congenital conditions: Any condition that you are born with such as birth defects or genetic diseases.
  • Congenital malformations: Physical body or organ malformations existing at birth
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Diverticulitis: diverticulitis is inflammation of an abnormal pouch(diverticulum) in the intestinal wall. These pouches are usually found in the large intestine
  • Fecal impaction: A condition where there is obstipation and impaction of faeces in the large intestines
  • Gallstones: A condition where biliary calculi form in the gallbladder
  • Hernia: General term for an organ protruding where it should not.
  • Hypokalemia: Abnormally low levels of potassium in the blood.
  • Intussusception: intussusception is the sliding of one part of the intestine into another
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Lower abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower abdominal region.
  • Mechanical intestinal obstruction: mechanical obstructions occur because the bowel is physically blocked and its contents cannot get past the obstruction
  • Mechanical obstruction: occurs whenever movement through the intestine is blocked temporarily
  • Mesenteric Adenitis: Swollen abdominal lymph nodes
  • Mesenteric ischemia: Mesenteric ischemia refers to a reduced blood flow and oxygen supply to the mesentery, a thin membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall and contains some blood vessels.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Vinblastine 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.
  • Vincristine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Vincristine during pregnancy and even the during the year leading up to the 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.
  • Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Anatomic obstruction:

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