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Glossary for Abdominal mass in newborns

Medical terms related to Abdominal mass in newborns or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal discomfort: The sensation of discomfort located in the abdomen
  • Abdominal distension: also known as ascites is pathologic fluid accumulation within the abdominal cavity
  • Abdominal fullness: The sensation of fullness located in the abdomen
  • Abdominal mass: Abdominal swelling with hard mass felt
  • Abdominal pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A malignant disease that starts suddenly and progresses quickly. It is characterized by a high number of immature cells in the organs, bone marrow and blood. Symptoms include fever, pallor, anorexia, fatigue, anemia, hemorrhage, bone pain, splenomegaly and frequent infections. Also called acute lymphocytic leukemia.
  • Adenoma: A tumor derived from the epithelial cells from a gland.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Colonic volvulus: Twisting of the colon.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Endometriosis: Misplaced uterus tissue causing scar tissue.
  • Enlarged liver: Swelling of the liver.
  • Hydronephrosis: Swelling of the kidney resulting from a blockage to the flow of urine.
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Liver cancer: The occurrence of malignancy that occurs in the liver
  • MASS syndrome: A genetic syndrome that is similar the Marfan syndrome but does not involve lens dislocation. It is a connective tissue disorder that involves the skeleton, skin, aorta and mitral valve.
  • Meconium plug syndrome: A condition that can occur in newborns where a mass of thickened meconium obstructs the large intestines. The condition may occur as a result of other disorders such as cystic fibrosis, colon atresia, narrowed colon, impaired intestinal motility (Hirschsprung disease) or for no apparent reason. Often, bowel function returns to normal once the meconium plug is passed from the body.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neuroblastoma: neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue
  • Omphalocele -- exstrophy -- imperforate anus: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the absence of an anal opening, spine defects and omphalocele (abdominal organ protruding from the belly button).
  • Ovarian cysts: Cysts which are located in the ovaries
  • Posterior valve, urethra: A congenital defect where there is an abnormal membrane in the back of the male urethra which affects urine flow. The urine can flow back through the valve and cause problems for organs such as the urethra, bladder, ureters and even the kidneys. The severity of the condition is determined by the severity of the malformation. Severe defects can cause fetal death and mild defects may cause incontinence.
  • Pyloric stenosis: Narrowed opening between stomach and intestines
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma: Soft tissue cancer occurring in children
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Swollen spleen: Swelling or enlargement of the spleen
  • Teratoma: A neoplasm made up of different types of tissue
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
  • Umbilical hernia:
  • Waterhouse-Friederichsen syndrome: A rare syndrome that occurs as complication of septicemia (often due to meningococcal or pneumococcal infection) and involves blood coagulation in blood vessels, adrenal gland hemorrhages and ultimately kidney failure.
  • Wilms' tumor: A malignant kidney tumor that occurs in children.

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