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Carcinoma of the Cervix
Malignant cells within the cervix. (Cervical Cancer)
cervictis
Inflammation of the cervix
Carcinoma of the endometrium
(endometrial Cancer)
Malignant tumor of the uterus
(adencarcinoma)
endometriosis
Endometrial tissue is found in abnormal locations, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, supporting ligaments or small intestines
Fibroids
Benign tumors in the uterus.
Ovarian carcinoma
Malignant tumor of the ovary
(adencarcinoma)
Ovarian Cysts
Collections of fluid within a sac (cyst)in the ovary.
Pelvic inflammatory disease
(PID)
Inflammation of the pelvic region; salpingitis
carcinoma of the breast
Malignant tumor of the breast ( arising from milk glands and ducts)
fibrocystic disease
Small sacs 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 implantation over the cervical os (opening) or in the lower region of the uterine wall
preeclampsia
Abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by the triad of high blood pressure, proteinuria and edema.
Down syndrome
Chromosomal abnormality results in mental retardation, retarded growth, a flat face with a short nose, low-set ears, and slanted eyes.
erthroblastoisis fetalis
Hemolytic disease in the newborn caused by a blood group (Rh factor) incompatibility between the mother and fetus.
hyaline membrane disease
Acute lung disease commonly seen in the premature newborn.
hydrocephalus
Accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain.
pyloric stenosis
Narrowing of the opening of the stomach to the duodenum.
Pap Smear (Test)
Microscopic examination of stained cells from the vagina and cervix.
pregnancy test
blood or urine test to detect presence of HCG
Hysterosalpingography
X-ray imaging of the uterus and fallopian tubes after injection of contrast material.
Mammography
X-Ray imaging of the breast.
Pelvic Ultrasonography
Record of sound waves as they bounce off organs in the pelvic region.
aspiration
Withdrawal of fluid from a cavity or sac.
cauterization
process of burning a part of the body
colposcopy
Visual examination of the vagina and cervix using a coposcope
conization
Removal of a cone-shaped section of the cervix
cryosurgery
Use of cold temperature to destroy tissue.
culdocentesis
Needle aspiration of fluid from the cul-de-sac.
Dilation (dilatation) and curettage ( B&C )
Widening of the cervix and scaping the endometrium of the uterus.
Exenteration
Removal of interal organs.
Laparaoscopy
Visual examination of the abdominal cavity.
tubal ligation
blocking the fallopian tubes to prevent ferilization from occurring.
abortion
Spontaneous or induced termination of preganancy before the fetus can exist on its own.
aminiocentesis
Surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to withdrawl amniotic fluid for analysis.
cesarean section
Surgical incision of the abdominal wall and uterus to deliver a fetus.
chorionic villus sampling
sampling of placental tissues
(chorionic villi) for prenatal diagnosis.
fetal monitoring
Use a ultrasonography to record the fetal heart rate and maternal uterine contractions during labor.
pelvimetry
measurement of the dimensions of the maternal pelvis.