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Diseases » Jejunal Atresia » Glossary
 

Glossary for Jejunal Atresia

  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Abdominal swelling: Swelling or bloating of the abdomen
  • Bowel Obstruction: Blockage in the bowel of the digestive tract.
  • Chromosome 15q duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 15. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material.
  • Chromosome 15q, trisomy: A rare chromosomal disorder involving an extra copy of genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 15. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the duplicated genetic material.
  • Chromosome 4, Monosomy 4q: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm (q) of chromosome 4 is missing resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Ciclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ciclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) 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.
  • Congenital conditions: Any condition that you are born with such as birth defects or genetic diseases.
  • Congenital conditions -- physical defects: Congenital (birth) defects causing a physical structure defect (rather than metabolic).
  • Constipation: Difficult or dry bowel movements
  • Cyclosporin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporin (an immunosuppressant drug) 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.
  • Cyclosporine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant drug) 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.
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Down Syndrome: A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation.
  • Intestinal Conditions: Conditions that affect the intestines
  • Jejunal atresia with renal adysplasia: A very rare genetic disorder characterized mainly be abnormal or absent kidneys as well as jejunal atresia. Jejunal atresia is a birth defect where a portion of the small intestine (jejunum) is completely closed off or blocked due.
  • Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.

 

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