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Acute

local or full?
sharp, having a short and relatively severe course

local
Bursitis


local or full?
inflamation of the bursa; frequently in the shoulder

local
Bursa

local or full?
a small fluid-filled sac located between moveable parts

local
Synovitis

local or full?
inflamation of the synovial membrane that lines the synovial join; results in pain and swelling

local
Hematoma

local or full?
AKA: Bruise
a localised collection of blood, usually clotted in an organ or tissue due to a break in the wall of a blood vessel

local
Hernia

local or full
the protusion of a loop or knuckle of an organ or tissue through an abnormal opening

local
Edema

local or full?
swelling from accumulation of serous fluid in tissue

local
Varicose Veins

local or full?
veins that are twisted and swollen, just below the skin

local
Aneurysm

local or full?
a sac formed by the dialation of the wall of an artery, a vein, or the heart

full
Poliomyelitis

local or full?
an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal chord

full
Diabetes Insipidus (type 1)

local or full?
a rare form of diabetes in which the kidney tubules do not reabsorb sufficient water

full
Diabetes Mellitus (type 2)

local or full?
a group of disorders in which there is a defect in the transfer of glucose from the bloodstream into cells leading to abnormally high levels of blood sugar

full
Cellulitis

local or full?
an acute inflammation of the connective tissue of the skin, caused by streptococcus or other bacteria

full
Colitis

local or full?
inflammation of the colon

full
Diverticulitis

local or full?
inflammation of the diverticulum in the digestive track; characterized by painful abdominal cramping, fever and constipation

full
Encephalitis

local or full?
inflammation of the brain, usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness

full
Fever

local or full?
a rise in the temperature of the body, usually a sign of infection

full
Hemophilia

local or full?
congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is passed from mother to son.

full
Hepatitis

local or full?
inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin

full