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Glossary for Groin pain

Medical terms related to Groin pain or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm: A weakness and bulging of a section of an abdominal blood vessel called the abdominal aorta. It is usually associated with severe atherosclerosis in the blood vessel.
  • Antithrombin Deficiency: Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency or impaired activity of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if its activity is impaired then the blood becomes more prone to clotting which can result in severe problems. Severity of the condition can vary amongst patients and the symptoms can vary considerably depending on the location of blood clots and size of the blood clot.
  • Antithrombin Deficiency, type I: Type I Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if there are insufficient quantities of it then the blood becomes more prone to clotting which can result in severe problems. Severity of the condition can vary amongst patients and the symptoms can vary considerably depending on the location of blood clots and size of the blood clot. Type I may be inherited or acquired through such things as kidney or liver disease. Acquired cases tend to have a lower risk of blood clots compared to inherited cases.
  • Antithrombin Deficiency, type II: Type II Antithrombin deficiency refers the malfunction of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if it is unable to function properly then the blood becomes more prone to clotting which can result in severe problems. Severity of the condition can vary amongst patients and the symptoms can vary considerably depending on the location of blood clots and size of the blood clot. Type II is an inherited condition.
  • Arm strain: An arm strain is an injury or damage to a muscle or tendon in the arm.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Constant groin pain: Constant groin pain is discomfort in the groin that is steady and continual.
  • Disc Disorders: Disorders that affect the discs of the spine
  • Epididymitis: Infection of the epididymis (testicle tube)
  • Fractures: Breakage of bones
  • Glomerulonephritis: A condition which affects the kidneys and is characterized by inflammatory changes that occur in the glomeruli
  • Gonionemus poisoning: Gonionemus is a type of hydrozoan jellyfish which can deliver a venomous sting. The sting can cause various combinations of skin, respiratory and joint and pain symptoms. In mild cases, only the skin is affected. Stings most often occur in the Northern hemisphere - especially Japanese and Russian waters.
  • Gradual onset of groin pain: Gradual onset of groin pain refers to the slow development of discomfort in the groin.
  • Groin pain: Pain affecting the groin
  • Groin pain in children: Groin pain in children is the development of discomfort in the groin of a child.
  • Groin pain in pregnancy: Groin pain in pregnancy refers to pain in the region of the upper thighs, hips and around the genital area, occurring in the ambulant woman during pregnancy and often increasing with gestation.
  • Groin swelling: Swelling in the groin joint area
  • Groin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the groin
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hernia: General term for an organ protruding where it should not.
  • Hip conditions: Any condition that affects the hip
  • Hip injury: Any injury that affects the hip
  • Hip pain: Pain in the hip region
  • Hydrocele: Swollen testes due to fluid
  • IgA nephropathy: A rare disorder where kidney inflammation leads to a build up of the antibody (IgA) in the kidney which results in the characteristic symptom of blood in the urine.
  • Inguinal hernia: Protrusion of the intestines out of the groin area.
  • Intermittent groin pain: Intermittent groin pain is discomfort that occurs on and off in the groin.
  • Intermittent groin pain on both sides: Intermittent groin pain on both sides refers to discomfort that occurs on and off in both sides of the groin.
  • Intermittent groin pain on one side: Intermittent groin pain on one side is a condition in which there is discomfort that occurs on and off in one side of the groin.
  • Kidney stones: A crystal deposit that is made of urates and phosphates that occurs in the kidneys
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Leg pain: Pain affecting the leg
  • Loin pain: Pain in the loin.
  • Medullary Sponge Kidney: A rare inherited disorder where the tubes in the kidneys that collect urine are wider than normal.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Orchitis: Inflammation of the testes.
  • Osteoarthritis, Hip: A common degenerative hip joint disorder that tends to affect older people. The main symptom is pain.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Pain Disorder: Somatoform disorder causing pain
  • Precalicial canalicular ectasia: A rare inherited disorder where the tubes in the kidneys that collect urine are wider than normal.
  • Pyelonephritis: Any inflammation of the kidney
  • Referred pain: term used to describe the phenomenon of pain perceived at a site adjacent to or at a distance from the site of an injury's origin.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Sexual symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sexual organs
  • Skin infection: Infection or inflammation of the skin.
  • Skin infections: Infection or inflammation of the skin.
  • Spermatocele: A small collection of sperm that collects on the surface of the testicle, forming a cyst.
  • Stones: The formation of consolidations that are stone like in nature
  • Strain: Muscle or tendon injury; compare sprain
  • Sudden onset of groin pain: Sudden onset of groin pain is a condition in which there is a rapid development of groin discomfort.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Testicle pain: Pain affecting the testicle and/or scrotum
  • Testicular torsion: Twisting of a testicle's spermatic cord
  • Urinary disorders: Any disorder that affects the urinary system
  • Urinary system cancer: A malignancy that affects the urinary system
  • Varicocele: Varicose veins around the testes

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Groin pain:

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Last revision: Nov 20, 2003
 

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