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carcinoma of the cervix
malignant cells within the cervix
pap smears give important diagnostic information because CIN(cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia) may be curable with resection.
cervicitis
inflammation of the cervix;
this condition can be chronic because the lining of the cervix is not renewed each month as is the uterine lining during menstruation.
carcinoma of the endometrium
malignant tumournof the uterus(inner lining)
endometriosis
endometrial tissue is found in abnormal locations, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, supporting ligaments, or small intestine.
fibroids
benign tumors in the uterus;
fibroids are also called leiomyomata or leiomyomas, are composed of fibrous tissue and muscle.
ovarian carcinoma
malignant tumor of the ovary(adenocarcinoma)
ovarian cysts
collection of fluid within a sac in the ovary.
pelvic inflammatory diease
(PID)
inflammation in the pelvis region; salpingitis
carcinoma of the breast
malignant tumor of the breast
(arising from milk glands and ducts)
fibrocystic diease
small sac of tissue and fluid in the breast.
abruptio placentae
premature separation of the implanted placenta.
choriocarcinoma
malignant tumor of the pregnant uterus.
ectopic pregnancy
implantation of the fertilized egg in any site other than the normal uterine location.
placenta previa
placental inplantation over the cervical opening or in the lower region of the uterine wall.
preeclampsia
a condition that occurs during pregnancy or shortly after and is marked by high blood pressure, proteinuria, and edema. If seizures occur, the condition is known as eclampsia or toxemia.
down syndrome
chromosomal abnormality results in mental retardation, retarded growth, a flat face with a short nose, low-set ears and slanted eyes.
erythroblastosis fetalis
hemolytic diease in the newborn caused by a bood group(Rh factor) incompatibility between the mother and the fetus.
hyaline membrane diease
respiratory problem primarily in the premature neonate; lack of protein in the lining of the lung tissue causes collapse of the lungs.
hydrocephalus
accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain.