Medical History Taking
Physical Therapy Modalities
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Sensitivity and Specificity
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Predictive Value of Tests
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Reproducibility of Results
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Severity of Illness Index
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Physical Therapy Specialty
Physical Education and Training
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Body Mass Index
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Diagnostic Tests, Routine
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Quality of Life
Analysis of Variance
Activities of Daily Living
Disease involving a spinal nerve root (see SPINAL NERVE ROOTS) which may result from compression related to INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; SPINAL CORD INJURIES; SPINAL DISEASES; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include radicular pain, weakness, and sensory loss referable to structures innervated by the involved nerve root.
Range of Motion, Articular
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Physical Chromosome Mapping
Mapping of the linear order of genes on a chromosome with units indicating their distances by using methods other than genetic recombination. These methods include nucleotide sequencing, overlapping deletions in polytene chromosomes, and electron micrography of heteroduplex DNA. (From King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 5th ed)
A vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251)
Education, Medical, Undergraduate
The failure by the observer to measure or identify a phenomenon accurately, which results in an error. Sources for this may be due to the observer's missing an abnormality, or to faulty technique resulting in incorrect test measurement, or to misinterpretation of the data. Two varieties are inter-observer variation (the amount observers vary from one another when reporting on the same material) and intra-observer variation (the amount one observer varies between observations when reporting more than once on the same material).
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Low Back Pain
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of blood through the heart. Heart murmurs can be examined by HEART AUSCULTATION, and analyzed by their intensity (6 grades), duration, timing (systolic, diastolic, or continuous), location, transmission, and quality (musical, vibratory, blowing, etc).
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Entrapment of the MEDIAN NERVE in the carpal tunnel, which is formed by the flexor retinaculum and the CARPAL BONES. This syndrome may be associated with repetitive occupational trauma (CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS); wrist injuries; AMYLOID NEUROPATHIES; rheumatoid arthritis (see ARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID); ACROMEGALY; PREGNANCY; and other conditions. Symptoms include burning pain and paresthesias involving the ventral surface of the hand and fingers which may radiate proximally. Impairment of sensation in the distribution of the median nerve and thenar muscle atrophy may occur. (Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51, p45)
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
Referral and Consultation
Unanticipated information discovered in the course of testing or medical care. Used in discussions of information that may have social or psychological consequences, such as when it is learned that a child's biological father is someone other than the putative father, or that a person tested for one disease or disorder has, or is at risk for, something else.
Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Health Status Indicators
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Statistics as Topic
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Primary Health Care
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with the superposition of flow information as colors on a gray scale in a real-time image. This type of ultrasonography is well-suited to identifying the location of high-velocity flow (such as in a stenosis) or of mapping the extent of flow in a certain region.
Respiratory Function Tests
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Genital Diseases, Male
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with frequency-shifted ultrasound reflections produced by moving targets (usually red blood cells) in the bloodstream along the ultrasound axis in direct proportion to the velocity of movement of the targets, to determine both direction and velocity of blood flow. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Acute intermittent porphyria
Physical examination often shows no abnormalities. Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte abnormality during acute attacks ...
This is also known as Gait Abnormalities. Initial diagnosis often is made during routine physical examination. Such diagnosis ... Play media Foot drop is a gait abnormality in which the dropping of the forefoot happens due to weakness, irritation or damage ... "Walking abnormalities". MedlinePlus. Archived from the original on 23 March 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2013. "high stepping gait ... Non-surgical treatments for spinal stenosis include a suitable exercise program developed by a physical therapist, activity ...
Thorough physical examination together with anatomic verification at operation reveals all the anomalies. An X-ray of the hand ... Thumb hypoplasia is a spectrum of congenital abnormalities of the thumb varying from small defects to complete absence of the ... Therefore, a careful examination of both hands is important. When it comes to treatment it is important to differentiate a ... A syndrome is a combination of three or more abnormalities. Examples of syndromes with an hypoplastic thumb are Holt-Oram ...
Other parts of the physical examination include the measurement of the head circumference, the assessment of the skull ... Pierre Robin syndrome : abnormalities in the facial skeleton, resulting in a smaller than normal lower jaw or receding chin. ... These are the main reasons why fundoscopy should be performed during the physical examination of children with craniosynostosis ... The three main elements of analysis include medical history, physical examination and radiographic analysis. Medical history ...
Clinical descriptions of chronic fatigue syndrome
A thorough physical examination; A minimum battery of laboratory screening tests, including complete blood count with leukocyte ... A mental status examination to identify abnormalities in mood, intellectual function, memory, and personality. Particular ... An examination of the CDC 1994 criteria applied to several hundred patients found that the diagnosis could be strengthened by ... January 1996). "An examination of the working case definition of chronic fatigue syndrome". Am. J. Med. 100 (1): 56-64. doi: ...
Third, there are no underlying illnesses that are more likely to be causing the abnormalities. Physical examination is usually ... Also, the examination findings are not specific for silicosis. Pulmonary function testing may reveal airflow limitation, ... but abnormalities may be detected by x-ray. Chronic cough and exertional dyspnea (shortness of breath) are common findings. ...
A thorough physical examination could be carried out to assess the symptoms. ... The condition can also be diagnosed early in the prenatal stage if there are any abnormalities seen in the ultrasound.  A ... When the child's chromosomal abnormality occurs due to one of the parents' balanced translocation, the chances of another child ... delayed development and a variety of physical problems including heart defects. Research shows that almost 88.5% of people with ...
Physical examination in a thin patient may detect a palpable abdominal or flank mass caused by the enlarged kidney. ... Structural abnormalities of the junctions between the kidney, ureter and bladder that lead to hydronephrosis can occur during ... The choice of imaging depends on the clinical presentation (history, symptoms and examination findings). In the case of renal ... The most common causes of hydronephrosis in children are anatomical abnormalities. These include vesicoureteral reflux, ...
Da Costa's syndrome
While a physical examination does not reveal any gross physiological abnormalities, orthostatic intolerance has been noted. It ... Being able to attribute soldier's heart to a physical cause provided an "honorable solution" to all vested parties, as it left ... yet upon examination some time later he appeared generally healthy. In 1876 surgeon Arthur Davy attributed the symptoms to ...
A physical examination will also take place to identify abnormalities such as hirsutism, abdominal masses, infection, cysts or ... Male assessment also starts with a history and physical examination to look for any visible abnormalities. Investigations of ... hymen Septate hymen Uterine abnormalities Duplicate uterus Unicornate uterus Septate uterus Vaginal abnormalities Transverse ... ejaculation Certain genetic diseases Cervical abnormalities Cervical agenesis Cervical duplication Hymen abnormalities ...
Physical examination and brain imaging examinations show normal results, and an EEG shows no specific abnormalities as well. ... Physical examination and brain imaging examinations show normal results, and EEG shows no specific abnormalities as well. PNKD ... Physical examination and brain imaging examinations show normal results, and EEG shows no specific abnormalities as well. PED ... The attacks are triggered by exercise and other physical exertion, and usually last from minutes to an hour. Attacks usually ...
Physical examination reveals characteristic symptoms of the condition especially the abnormalities in the skin surface of ... The diagnosis of harlequin-type ichthyosis relies on both physical examination and certain laboratory tests. Physical ... Abnormal findings in physical assessments usually result in employing other diagnostic tests to ascertain the diagnosis. ... complications result from infection due to fissuring of the hyperkeratotic plates and respiratory distress due to physical ...
Regular physical examinations (including pap smears) help detect early signs of infections or abnormalities. Not delaying ... The physical abuse related to infertility may result from this and the emotional stress that comes with it. In some countries, ... Examination and imaging An endometrial biopsy, to verify ovulation and inspect the lining of the uterus. Laparoscopy, which ... Chromosomal abnormalities causing female infertility include Turner syndrome. Oocyte donation is an alternative for patients ...
Elbow flexion is usually only performed when joint abnormality is found during physical examination. Flexion may be performed ... age of the horse and the day of examination, discontinuation of a prepurchase examination based solely on a failed forelimb ... and then the horse is immediately trotted off and its gait is analyzed for abnormalities and unevenness. Flexions stretch the ...
... physical examination and chest radiography. Typical signs and symptoms include direct effects of the physical trauma, such as ... However, blood gas levels may show no abnormality early in the course of pulmonary contusion. Chest X-ray is the most common ... To diagnose pulmonary contusion, health professionals use clues from a physical examination, information about the event that ... ISBN 0-07-137069-2. Ciesla ND (June 1996). "Chest physical therapy for patients in the intensive care unit" (PDF). Physical ...
In acute and subacute cases, physical examination usually reveals dry crackles. At least 5% of cases include pulmonary arterial ... hearing abnormalities, hypothalamic and pituitary abnormalities, chronic meningitis, and peripheral neuropathy. Myelopathy, ... Low or moderate-intensity physical training has been shown to improve fatigue, psychological health, and physical functioning ... Marcellis R, Van der Veeke M, Mesters I, Drent M, De Bie R, De Vries G, Lenssen A (June 2015). "Does physical training reduce ...
... is diagnosed by a physician after a physical examination and sometimes after further neurologic examination as well ... In these cases, abnormalities of the legs are the main focus of the attention. ... As monoplegia is fairly rare, after physical examination of a patient complaining of monoplegia, sometimes weakness of an ... After neurologic examination of the limb, a diagnosis of a monoplegic limb can be given if the patient receives a Medical ...
... physical examination, and other medical tests as appropriate. The physical examination for evaluating vaginal bleeding ... These are focused on finding the source of the bleeding and looking for any abnormalities that could cause bleeding. In ...
Physical examination of the shoulder to feel for injury and discover the limits of movement, location of pain, and extent of ... X-rays do not show tendons or the bursae but may be helpful in ruling out bony abnormalities or arthritis. The doctor may ... Doctors usually diagnose a dislocation by a physical examination, but X-rays are taken to confirm the diagnosis and to rule out ... E. J. Hegedus; A. Goode; S. Campbell; A. Morin; M. Tamaddoni; C. T. Moorman III; C. Cook (2007). "Physical Examination Tests of ...
The physical examination of a patient with spinal stenosis will give the physician information about exactly where nerve ... Some important factors that should be investigated are any areas of sensory abnormalities, numbness, irregular reflexes, and ... The process usually begins with a medical history and physical examination. X-ray and MRI scans are typically used to determine ... The medical history is the most important aspect of the examination as it will tell the physician about subjective symptoms, ...
The heart in most people with palpitation is completely normal in its physical structure, but occasionally abnormalities such ... so routine physical examination and ECG remain important in the assessment of palpitation. Blood tests, particularly tests of ... Similarly, physical and mental stress may contribute to the occurrence of palpitation, possibly due to the depletion of certain ... Nevertheless, findings such as a heart murmur or an abnormality of the ECG, which could point to the probable diagnosis, may be ...
Chronic fatigue syndrome
No characteristic laboratory abnormalities are approved to diagnose CFS; while physical abnormalities can be found, no single ... The CDC states that a medical history should be taken and a mental and physical examination should be done to aid diagnosis. ... poorer pre-illness physical fitness, attributing symptoms to physical illness, belief that a long recovery time is needed, as ... physical functioning, general health, physical role, and social functioning; however, the sub scales for "role emotional" and ...
Physical examination occasionally reveals signs of disease, but is otherwise normal. Cranial nerve abnormalities are reported ...
Besides a physical examination, the physician will need imaging techniques to determine the character of the malformation: ... Patients with uterine abnormalities may have associated renal abnormalities including unilateral renal agenesis. ...
Duke lacrosse case
Examination of her skin, arms, and legs revealed no swelling, no abnormalities, and three small cuts on her right knee and ... When asked, she specifically and repeatedly denied receiving any physical blows by hands. Further examination showed no ...
... physical examination, and other medical tests as appropriate. The physical examination for evaluating vaginal bleeding ... These are focused on finding the source of the bleeding and looking for any abnormalities that could cause bleeding. In ... An examination under anesthesia (EUA) may be necessary to exclude a vaginal foreign body or tumor, although instruments ... Endocervical polyps are visible at the time of a gynecologic examination using a vaginal speculum, and can often be removed ...
History and physical examination are central to the diagnostic workup in nephrology. This may include inquires regarding family ... Structural abnormalities of the kidneys are identified with imaging tests. These may include Medical ultrasonography/ultrasound ... Examination typically includes an assessment of volume state, blood pressure, skin, joints, abdomen and flank. Examination of ... If a physician passes the examination, then he or she can become a nephrology specialist. Typically, nephrologists also need ...
Physical examinationEdit. Fundoscopy should always be performed in children with craniosynostosis. It is used to find ... Abnormalities in the skull baseEdit. Impaired venous outflow is often caused by a hypoplastic jugular foramen. This causes ... The three main elements of analysis include medical history, physical examination and radiographic analysis. ... Other parts of the physical examination include the measurement of the head circumference, the assessment of the skull ...
Type 2 diabetes
There are a number of rare cases of diabetes that arise due to an abnormality in a single gene (known as monogenic forms of ... It is recommended that all people with type 2 diabetes get regular eye examinations. There is weak evidence suggesting that ... lack of physical activity, poor diet, stress, and urbanization. Excess body fat is associated with 30% of cases in ... High levels of physical activity reduce the risk of diabetes by about 28%. Evidence for the benefit of dietary changes ...
Positron emission tomography
Post-mortem examination of AD patients have shown decreased levels of acetylcholinesterase. [11C]PMP is used to map the ... A further advantage of statistical image reconstruction techniques is that the physical effects that would need to be pre- ... so that areas of abnormality on the PET imaging can be more perfectly correlated with anatomy on the CT images. This is very ... April 2005). "Radiation exposure of patients undergoing whole-body dual-modality 18F-FDG PET/CT examinations". J. Nucl. Med. 46 ...
The examination of preserved museum specimens has found Borrelia DNA in an infected Ixodes ricinus tick from Germany that dates ... The abnormalities seen in the SPECT images are very similar to those seen in people with cerebral vacuities and Creutzfeldt- ... Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, objective physical findings (such as erythema migrans (EM) rash, facial palsy, or ... Examination of a dog for ticks after being in a tick-infested area is an important precautionary measure to take in the ...
Diagnosis of a thyroglossal duct cyst requires a medical professional, and is usually done by a physical examination. It is ... Radioactive iodine or technetium (a radioactive metallic element) is used in this procedure to show any abnormalities of the ... Thyroglossal Duct Cysts are the second most common neck abnormalities after lymphadenopathy ...
traditionally, the digital rectal examination (DRE) was considered an essential part of the physical examination for all trauma ... The physician spreads the buttocks apart and will usually examine the external area (anus and perineum) for any abnormalities ... Digital rectal examination (DRE; Latin: palpatio per anum, PPA) is an internal examination of the rectum, performed by a ... "Digital Rectal Examination". Healthline. 26 June 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2018.. *^ New York Magazine - Vol. 28, No. 11. " ...
History and physical examination are central to the diagnostic workup in nephrology. The history typically includes the present ... Structural abnormalities of the kidneys are identified with imaging tests. These may include Medical ultrasonography/ultrasound ... The physical examination typically includes an assessment of volume state, blood pressure, heart, lungs, peripheral arteries, ... Examination of the urine (urinalysis) allows a direct assessment for possible kidney problems, which may be suggested by ...
With causal closure, no physical event has a cause outside the physical domain, and with physical determinism, the future is ... Historically, most of the philosophical effort invested in resolving the dilemma has taken the form of close examination of ... Frith, CD; Blakemore, S; Wolpert, DM (2000). "Explaining the symptoms of schizophrenia: abnormalities in the awareness of ... Accounts of libertarianism subdivide into non-physical theories and physical or naturalistic theories. Non-physical theories ...
... and physical examination. Special attention should be focused on the neurovascular exam both before and after reduction, as ... However, cross-sectional imaging can subsequently be used to better define and evaluate abnormalities that may be missed or not ... Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 11(11), 507-513. *^ a b Skelley, Nathan W.; McCormick, Jeremy J.; Smith, ... In addition to improved visualization of bony abnormalities, MRI permits for a more detailed inspection of the joint-supporting ...
"Journal of Physical Therapy Science. 26 (12): 1997-1998. doi:10.1589/jpts.26.1997. PMC 4273076. PMID 25540516.. ... "Means for compensating for foot abnormalities". freepatentsonline.com. Retrieved 13 November 2016.. ... "Clinical Examination of the Foot and Ankle" (PDF). Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice. 32 (1): 105-132. doi:10.1016/j. ...
Healthcare in Cuba
To illustrate this, Hirschfeld describes a case where a doctor said that if the ultrasound examination revealed "some fetal ... There is a commitment in Cuba to the triple diagnosis (physical/psychological/social) at all levels. ... notes that pregnant women may be forced to undergo abortions if fetal abnormalities are detected or forcibly placed under ... regular medical examinations, general vaccinations and other measures to prevent the outbreak of disease. All the population ...
Physical examination findings can help a physician make the diagnosis of FH. Tendon xanthomas are seen in 20-40% of individuals ... Abnormalities in the ARH gene, also known as LDLRAP1, were first reported in a family in 1973. In contrast to the other ... Physical signsEdit. High cholesterol levels normally do not cause any symptoms. Yellow deposits of cholesterol-rich fat may be ... The Norwegian physician Dr Carl Müller first associated the physical signs, high cholesterol levels and autosomal dominant ...
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Physical activity. A 2005 systematic review found no relationship between the amount of physical activity and the risk of ... Based on the person's symptoms and findings from the examination and from these tests, the physician may order tests on blood ... Specific abnormalities in the NCV results may suggest, for example, that the person has a form of peripheral neuropathy (damage ... Physical therapy plays a large role in rehabilitation for individuals with ALS. Specifically, physical, occupational, and ...
Confirmed by examination of the tumor under a microscope. Treatment. Surgical resection, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, ... Congenital liver abnormalities, such as Caroli's syndrome (a specific type of five recognized choledochal cysts), have been ... The most common physical indications of cholangiocarcinoma are abnormal liver function tests, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes ... The disease is confirmed by examination of cells from the tumor under a microscope. It is typically an adenocarcinoma (a ...
The next day a post-mortem examination was performed by Virchow and his assistant. They found that the larynx was extensively ... Although he anticipated full recovery, the fractured femur never healed, and restricted his physical activity. His health ... His book was the first to describe the techniques of autopsy specifically to examine abnormalities in organs, and retain ... Azar, HA (1997). "Rudolf Virchow, not just a pathologist: a re-examination of the report on the typhus epidemic in Upper ...
... infectious disease is nearly always initiated by consulting the patient's medical history and conducting a physical examination ... are used to produce images of internal abnormalities resulting from the growth of an infectious agent. ... Culture techniques will often use a microscopic examination to help in the identification of the microbe. Instruments such as ...
Talk:Mental status examination
I believe it would be regarded more as the neurological part of a physical examination - see psychiatric assessment, in any ... phobias and preoccupations are bolded because they are the main categories of thought content abnormalities. To follow WP: ... Mental status examination has been listed as one of the Social sciences and society good articles under the good article ... Mental status examination is within the scope of WikiProject Autism, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of all ...
The standard diagnostic workup of suspected kidney disease includes a medical history, physical examination, a urine test, and ... Chronic kidney disease is defined as prolonged kidney abnormalities (functional and/or structural in nature) that last for more ...
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Exercise, sport and physical activity. Physical activity can influence people's psychological and physical health. ... In comparison with other animal studies, examination of neuroendocrine and neuroimmune responses in plasma revealed a ... HPA axis abnormalities are likely predicated on strong negative feedback inhibition of cortisol, itself likely due to an ... The risk of developing PTSD is increased in individuals who are exposed to physical abuse, physical assault, or kidnapping. ...
In addition to the physical abnormalities, people with SCS also experience growth delays, which results in a relatively short ... Further examination revealed that these mice had only minor skull, hand, and foot defects similar to those seen in SCS. The ... The physical abnormalities resulting from SCS are typically mild and only require a minor surgical procedure or no procedure at ... develop new abnormalities and typically show significant neurological abnormalities. An increased parental age may play a role ...
O'Connor, Simon; Talley, Nicholas Joseph (2001). Clinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. Cambridge, MA ... Gait abnormality. *Scissor gait. *Cerebellar ataxia. *Festinating gait. *Marche à petit pas ...
... the proposed disease model of abnormality was subjected to analysis and considered normality to be relative to the physical, ... The medical examinations of recruits revealed that thousands of apparently healthy adults suffered mental difficulties. This ... Physical activityEdit. For some people, physical exercise can improve mental as well as physical health. Playing sports, ... The Lancet Global Health acknowledges that there are well over 1,000 published articles covering physical health in Africa ...
The diagnosis of cerebral palsy has historically rested on the person's history and physical examination. A general movements ... These gait patterns are among the most common gait abnormalities in children with cerebral palsy. However, orthopaedic ... "Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. 26 (1): 57-67. doi:10.1016/j.pmr.2014.09.005. PMC 4258234. PMID ... "Evidence for increasing physical activity in children with physical disabilities: a systematic review". Developmental Medicine ...
Main article: Physical exercise. Exercise is often recommended as a means of improving motor skills, fitness, muscle and bone ... as well as genetic testing to identify DNA abnormalities associated with specific myopathies and dystrophies. ... University of Dundee article on performing neurological examinations (Quadriceps "strongest"). *Muscle efficiency in rowing ... The heart has a claim to being the muscle that performs the largest quantity of physical work in the course of a lifetime. ...
The information required for diagnosis is typically collected from a history and physical examination of the person seeking ... It may indicate either degree of abnormality on a continuum or kind of abnormality in a classification. It's influenced by non- ... A diagnosis based significantly on laboratory reports or test results, rather than the physical examination of the patient. For ... physical examination and various diagnostic tests.. A diagnostic test is any kind of medical test performed to aid in the ...
This process includes a medical history, family history (pedigree), a detailed physical examination, reviewing objective data ... Finally, chromosome abnormalities are often detected in cancer samples. A large number of different methods have been developed ... Examples of chromosome abnormalities include aneuploidy, chromosomal rearrangements, and genomic deletion/duplication disorders ... Molecular tests are also used in the diagnosis of syndromes involving epigenetic abnormalities, such as Angelman syndrome, ...
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Digital rectal examination (DRE) may allow a doctor to detect prostate abnormalities. Cystoscopy shows the urinary tract from ... The monitoring process may involve serial PSA, physical examination of the prostate, and/or repeated biopsies. The goal of ... "American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention" (pdf). Last Revised: 1/11/2012. ... Research, World Cancer Research Fund ; American Institute for Cancer (2007). Food, nutrition, physical activity, and the ...
"OPETA: Neurologic Examination". Online physical exam teaching assistant. The UF College of Medicine Harrell Center. Archived ... Friedreich's ataxia has gait abnormality as the most commonly presented symptom. The word is from Greek α- [a negative ... Schmitz TJ, O'Sullivan SB (2007). "Examination of Coordination". Physical rehabilitation. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis. pp. 193-225 ... Physicians can find evidence of sensory ataxia during physical examination by having patients stand with their feet together ...
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Diagnosing ALL begins with a thorough medical history, physical examination, complete blood count, and blood smears. While many ... Laboratory tests that might show abnormalities include blood count, kidney function, electrolyte, and liver enzyme tests. ... Blood tests and bone marrow examination. Differential diagnosis. Infectious mononucleosis, acute myeloid leukemia, ... Adding physical exercises to the standard treatment for adult patients with haematologicl malignancies like ALL may result in ...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Clinical Presentation: History, Physical Examination
The Preparticipation Athletic Evaluation - American Family Physician
Other components of the physical examination include an evaluation of the spine and extremities. Screening tests such as ... A limited physical examination should emphasize cardiac auscultation with provocative maneuvers to screen for hypertrophic ... 3 Even when cardiac abnormalities are detected, the leading disqualifiers are rhythm and conduction abnormalities, systemic ... The preparticipation physical examination. Mayo Clin Proc. 1998;73:419-29.. 4. Corrado D, Basso C, Schiavon M, Thiene G. ...
Diagnosis and Management of Tickborne Rickettsial Diseases: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Ehrlichioses, and Anaplasmosis --...
Physical examination revealed no abnormalities. Her temperature was 100.4ºF (38ºC). ... Physical examination findings. The patient had a low-grade fever of 100.6ºF (38.1ºC). Examination of heart, lungs, and abdomen ... did not demonstrate an acute abnormality. *How does the physical examination and laboratory information change the differential ... On physical examination, the patient had a fever of 105°F (40.6ºC) and a maculopapular rash on her legs, including the soles of ...
WELLNESS AND HEALTH SERVICES: PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS - FFAA(LEGAL)-P - Sherman ISD
Report of Abnormality. If the spinal screening indicates that a student may have abnormal spinal curvature, the individual ... These provisions do not apply to any physical examination or screening that is permitted or required by an applicable state law ... The required notification applies to nonemergency, invasive physical examinations or screenings that are:. *Required as a ... Physical Fitness Assessment. Annually, a district shall assess the physical fitness of students in grade 3 or higher in a ...
Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) Clinical Presentation: History, Physical Examination
Pupillary abnormalities  The oculomotor apparatus can be involved at any level, including the extraocular muscles (EOM), ... Physical Examination. Physical signs parallel symptoms and depend on the organ systems that are damaged by vasculitic ischemia ... Value of ophthalmologic examination in diagnosing temporal arteritis. JAMA. 2002 Mar 27. 287(12):1528-9. [Medline]. ... The clinician should conduct a head and neck, ophthalmologic, and neurologic examination and assess vital signs and blood ...
Examination of the newborn foot: positional and structural abnormalities
This installment of Focus on the Physical provides a systematic framework to identify normal, abnormal, and atypical foot ... Examination of the newborn foot: positional and structural abnormalities Adv Neonatal Care. 2002 Oct;2(5):248-58. ... The current theories of pathogenesis are provided, along with a step-by-step approach to the examination of the foot. A series ... A discussion of the diagnostic studies used to differentiate these abnormalities is provided, along with a brief overview of ...
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... abnormalities on physical examination; electrocardiogram results; and chest radiographs.. Several factors limit the usefulness ... abnormalities on lung or thorax physical examination; pulmonary function test results; and chest radiographs. ... With regard to other abnormalities on physical examination, the AFHS reported no significant differences between Ranch Hands ... abnormalities on physical examination, electrocardiogram results, and chest radiographs. ...
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Complete Physical Examination. Each patient must undergo a complete, fully documented physical examination by the program ... and cardiac abnormalities; dermatologic sequelae of addiction; vital signs; general appearance of head, eyes, ears, nose, ... History of physical or sexual abuse. Some patients enter an OTP with a history of physical or sexual abuse, which frequently ... Medical assessments (e.g., physical examinations, blood work) and psychosocial assessments also are necessary to gather ...
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Physical examination did not reveal any additional abnormalities.. Initial laboratory results showed severe lactate acidosis ( ... Additional physical examination was completely normal. Laboratory results all were in the normal range except for slightly ... Visits to a well-infant clinic and a check-up by the pediatrician did not reveal any abnormalities. Because of the problems ...
Primary Myeloid Sarcoma Masquerading as an Obstructing Duodenal Carcinoma
General physical examination revealed no abnormalities; the patient was anicteric and had no palpable lymphadenopathy. The ... noted that the inv(16) was often associated with intestinal cases . Our patient did not have this abnormality. Standard ... Further studies linking cytogenic abnormalities with the location of the tumors may permit more targeted therapies. ... On histological examination, MS typically shows a diffuse and infiltrative population of myeloblasts and granulocytes on H&E ...
A case of central diabetes insipidus associated with a congenital cyst of the sella turcica in a young cat
The physical examination revealed no abnormalities; body condition and hydration status were normal. ... Physical examination is often unremarkable on admission, but clinical signs indicating the cause (amaurosis, circling) or ... To investigate the aetiology, a brain MRI scan was performed (Figures 1 and 2). Examination of the images revealed fluid ... In the present case, the lesion location as revealed by MRI examination is strongly indicative of a pituitary cleft cyst, and ...
Secondhand smoke and incidence of dental caries in deciduous teeth among children in Japan: population based retrospective...
... physical, neurological, ophthalmological, and dental examinations; hearing tests; urinary protein level; and occult blood by a ... Abnormalities at delivery, gestational age, and birth weight did not differ significantly across the three groups (table 1). ... Personal and physical data on pregnancy provided by the mother included maternal age at birth, planned and actual date of ... Personal, physical, and laboratory data from the infants birth to 3 years of age included gestational age at birth; ...
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Heavy periods - Diagnosis - NHS
A physical examination involves the doctor:. *pressing on your tummy to feel for any abnormalities ... Physical examination. Your GP may suggest a physical examination to try to find the cause of your heavy bleeding. ... A pelvic examination should not be carried out without your consent.. Further tests. If they have not been able to identify the ... Before carrying out a pelvic examination, your doctor will explain the procedure to you and why its necessary. ...
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Number of Participants With Physical Examination Abnormalities Description A full physical examination was planned to be done, ... A full physical examination was planned to be done, at a minimum, assessment of the skin (including injection site), head, eyes ... microscopic examination (if blood or protein was abnormal). Number of participants with no clinically significant abnormalities ... Number of Participants With Clinically Significant Urinalysis Abnormalities by Dipstick Method Description Urine samples were ...
Delusional parasitosis mimicking cutaneous infestation in elderly patients | The Medical Journal of Australia
No abnormalities were found on physical examination. Examination of a skin specimen, which the patient thought contained worms ... Her cognition was normal, and clinical examination found no abnormalities.. She was treated briefly with thioridazine (40 mg ... Score on Folstein Mini Mental State Examination was 28/30. Neurological examination revealed signs of peripheral neuropathy of ... During the examination, he pointed to several "bugs" on his legs, which were actually pieces of skin peeling from superficial ...
Medical History and Physical Examination for Urinary Tract Infections | HealthLink BC
Findings of the medical history and physical examination include the following:. Normal. *No pain, growths, or abnormalities ... A thorough medical history and physical examination can often help rule out other possible causes of your symptoms, such as a ... initial evaluation by your doctor will include a medical history and physical examination. A medical history includes an ... Include a pelvic examination if symptoms indicate a possible pelvic infection or urethritis. ...
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United States Medical Licensing Examination | Step 2 CK (Clinical Knowledge)
The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) assesses a physicians ability to apply knowledge, concepts, and ... Physical examination shows no abnormalities. Pelvic examination shows a normal appearing vagina, cervix, uterus, and adnexa. ... Physical examination shows dry mucous membranes, erosion of enamel on the lingual surface of the front teeth, and hypertrophy ... Examination shows no abnormalities. Her hemoglobin concentration is 9 g/dL, hematocrit is 28%, and mean corpuscular volume is ...
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Swallowing Problems (Dysphagia) Causes, Types, Symtpoms & Treatment
... causes vary from physical obstructions, diseases of other organs or tissues, reduced saliva, and Alzheimers disease. Dysphagia ... Physical examination. The physical examination is of limited value in suggesting causes for dysphagia. Abnormalities of the ... Evaluation and diagnosis of the cause of dysphagia include history, physical examination, endoscopy, X-rays, esophageal ... Congenital abnormalities of the esophagus. These abnormalities are present from birth and are almost always discovered in ...
Sleep Apnea | Encyclopedia.com
Similarly, the physical examination often fails to reveal distinctive abnormalities. Helpful diagnostic aids may include a ... A physical examination will include examination of the mouth, nose and throat to look for narrowing or obstruction, or unusual ... A physical exam will include examination of the throat to look for narrowing or obstruction. Blood pressure is also measured. ... Some patients being treated for head and neck cancer develop OSA as a result of physical changes in the muscles and other ...
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- If you have symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI), your initial evaluation by your doctor will include a medical history and physical examination. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Include a pelvic examination if symptoms indicate a possible pelvic infection or urethritis . (healthlinkbc.ca)
- A thorough medical history and physical examination can often help rule out other possible causes of your symptoms, such as a vaginal yeast infection , sexually transmitted infection , or prostatitis . (healthlinkbc.ca)
- Symptoms are due to pelvic abnormalities. (merckmanuals.com)
- This helps your doctor determine if your symptoms are caused by any abnormalities within your bladder such as bladder stones or tumors. (healthline.com)
- The authors investigated neurological antibodies and neurophysiological abnormalities in patients exposed to molds at home who developed symptoms of peripheral neuropathy (i.e., numbness, tingling, tremors, and muscle weakness in the extremities). (ei-resource.org)
- Nerve conduction studies revealed 4 patient groupings: (1) mixed sensory-motor polyneuropathy (n = 55, abnormal), (2) motor neuropathy (n = 17, abnormal), (3) sensory neuropathy (n = 27, abnormal), and (4) those with symptoms but no neurophysiological abnormalities (n = 20, normal controls). (ei-resource.org)
- Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are offered a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
- NICE clinical guideline 97 recommends physical examination at initial assessment guided by urological symptoms and other medical conditions. (nice.org.uk)
- The nature and pattern of the symptoms and physical signs of neurological disease allow inferences to be drawn about the sites of the lesions causing them. (britannica.com)
Check for abnormalities2
- Chest radiographic findings vary, but abnormalities are usually more striking than the findings upon physical examination. (medscape.com)
- Evaluation and diagnosis of the cause of dysphagia include history, physical examination, endoscopy , X-rays , esophageal manometry , esophageal impedance, esophageal acid testing, and tests for the diagnosis of muscular dystrophy and metabolic myopathies. (medicinenet.com)
- Careful physical examination generally allows the clinician to make the diagnosis of plantar fasciitis. (medscape.com)
- Based on the history, physical examination, and imaging studies, what is the differential diagnosis? (lww.com)
- Includes descriptions of common abnormalities to aid students with diagnosis. (google.com.au)
- The patient was competent and the history he relayed in addition to the physical exam made a strong case for the presumptive diagnosis. (epmonthly.com)
- The patient was followed on consultations and five CSF examinations were done during a follow up period of a month, when the diagnosis was finally established. (scielo.br)
- The diagnosis of Meniere's disease is primarily made from the history and physical examination. (medicinenet.com)
- Cardiac follow-up was accomplished at another institution where the diagnosis of OCA was also established based on cutaneous features (white hair and white skin that does not tan) and ocular findings (nystagmus, reduced iris pigment with iris translucency, and reduced retinal pigment with visualization of choroidal blood vessels on ophthalmoscopic examination). (springer.com)
- Before carrying out a pelvic examination, your doctor will explain the procedure to you and why it's necessary. (www.nhs.uk)
- A pelvic examination should not be carried out without your consent . (www.nhs.uk)
- The gynecologist will then perform a detailed physical examination including a pelvic examination. (bellaonline.com)
- Airway abnormalities (including an intercurrent URTI). (starship.org.nz)
- Rather, the most common abnormalities leading to disqualification are musculoskeletal conditions, followed by other cardiac problems. (aafp.org)
- The sections in this chapter of other health outcomes include chloracne, porphyria cutanea tarda, other metabolic and digestive disorders (diabetes mellitus, alterations in hepatic enzymes, lipid abnormalities, and gastrointestinal ulcers), immune system disorders (immune modulation, autoimmunity), and a number of circulatory and respiratory disorders. (nap.edu)
- Her physical exam was unremarkable. (hindawi.com)
- Chronic sinusitis can result from recurring episodes of acute sinusitis or it can be caused by other health conditions like asthma and allergic rhinitis, immune disorders, or structural abnormalities in the nose like deviated septum or nasal polyps. (umm.edu)
- The physician looks for structural abnormalities, such as testicular tumors. (livestrong.com)
- Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte abnormality during acute attacks, occurring in 40% of patients and presenting as SIADH. (wikipedia.org)
- For example, gait abnormalities from trauma to part of the leg will improve as the leg heals. (medlineplus.gov)
- Physical therapy almost always helps with short-term or long-term gait disorders. (medlineplus.gov)
- Play media Foot drop is a gait abnormality in which the dropping of the forefoot happens due to weakness, irritation or damage to the common peroneal nerve including the sciatic nerve, or paralysis of the muscles in the anterior portion of the lower leg. (wikipedia.org)
- Patient risk factors for adverse events have been shown to include patients less than one year of age and ASA physical status III & IV. (starship.org.nz)
- Neural autoantibodies and neurophysiologic abnormalities in patients exposed to molds in water-damaged buildings. (ei-resource.org)
- In children and older patients, consider other bony abnormalities. (medscape.com)
- However, patients do not have the breathing abnormalities that characterize sleep apnea and they do not show a reduction in blood oxygen levels. (umm.edu)
- The cause of caries involves various physical, biological, environmental, and lifestyle factors-for example, cariogenic bacteria, inadequate salivary flow, insufficient exposure to fluoride, and poor oral hygiene, 5 and the crucial event in the clinical course is the initial acquisition of Streptococcus mutans . (bmj.com)
- On admission, clinical examination did not reveal any remarkable features. (bioone.org)
- Her cognition was normal, and clinical examination found no abnormalities. (mja.com.au)
- The best preparation for the examination is broad-based learning that establishes a strong general understanding of concepts and principles in the basic and clinical sciences. (usmle.org)
- books.google.com.au - Relied on by thousands of medical professionals, MOSBY'S PHYSICAL EXAMINATION HANDBOOK is a comprehensive, portable clinical reference for physical exams. (google.com.au)
- Relied on by thousands of medical professionals, MOSBY'S PHYSICAL EXAMINATION HANDBOOK is a comprehensive, portable clinical reference for physical exams. (google.com.au)
- Clinical examination revealed fixation of the patient's gaze to the right, with normal pupillary reflexes. (ajnr.org)
- Clinically important abnormalities on physical examination, electrocardiogram (ECG), or laboratory evaluations. (pfizer.com)
- Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by progressive vascular manifestations (cerebral, thoracic, and abdominal arterial/aortic aneurysms and/or dissections) and skeletal abnormalities (sternal anomalies, scoliosis, joint laxity, arachnodactyly, talipes equinovarus). (springer.com)
- This installment of Focus on the Physical provides a systematic framework to identify normal, abnormal, and atypical foot deformities in the newborn period. (nih.gov)
- Results of the physical examination, including HEENT and chest examination, were normal. (nap.edu)
- The differential for an abnormal PR interval begins with exclusion of abnormality due to normal PR variability. (neurologyadvisor.com)
- Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) in the left eye was hand motion, and fundus examination revealed a hyperemic optic disk with blurred margins, swelling, retinal folds, dilated veins, and normal size arteries. (frontiersin.org)
- On examination, the patient has normal vital signs and is afebrile. (epmonthly.com)
- Rectal examination is normal. (epmonthly.com)
- General physical examination was normal. (scielo.br)
- The neurologic examination was normal, except for a slight neck rigidity. (scielo.br)
- Some doctors perform electrocardiograms as part of a normal yearly physical examination. (wisegeek.com)
- On examination, she had no focal neurologic signs, normal visual acuity, and no visual field defects. (ajnr.org)
- Estaba previamente diagnosticado de síndrome de Noonan basándose en su fenotipo especial (Turner-like), baja estatura, presencia de malformación cardíaca, retraso en la maduración ósea y sexual, y cariotipo normal. (isciii.es)
- If the obstetrician detects abnormalities, prenatal testing may need to be done on the fetus. (infoplease.com)
- The personal and family history of the athlete reveals 64 to 78 percent of conditions that could prohibit or alter sports participation, making it a more sensitive tool than the physical examination. (aafp.org)
- A directed history taking and physical examination should precede sedation. (starship.org.nz)
- This classic text still provides the best foundation for performing physical examinations and taking the patient's history. (ecampus.com)
- A male physical exam may begin with a discussion between the physician and patient about health history, medications taken, heredity, living environment, diet, exercise and any additional concerns. (livestrong.com)
- Once a history has been taken, the physician will do a general examination of the muscular system, skeletal system, skin, heart and lungs. (livestrong.com)
- She had no history of other joint or bone abnormalities. (lww.com)
- Because a patient's age, family history of thyroid disease or previous exposure to radiation increases the possibility of malignancy, the patient history is an extremely important component of the examination. (thefreelibrary.com)
- Specific causes include physical obstruction of the pharynx or esophagus, diseases of the brain, diseases of the smooth muscle of the esophagus, diseases of the skeletal muscle of the pharynx, and miscellaneous diseases. (medicinenet.com)
- Finally imaging such as an ultrasound or hysterosalpingogram can indicate if there is tubal obstruction or other uterine abnormalities. (bellaonline.com)
- The abdominal examination revealed a mildly distended abdomen with moderate tenderness over the epigastrium. (hindawi.com)
- Physical examination revealed mild abdominal tenderness. (bmj.com)
- Physical examination discloses the mother's uterine size and estimates the length of her pregnancy. (infoplease.com)
- i) Congenital or traumatic abnormalities of the external canal or tympanic membrane. (wa.gov)
- Evidence of local arrangements to ensure that men with LUTS are offered a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
- Proportion of men with LUTS who receive a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
- Numerator - the number of men in the denominator who receive a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
- Service providers ensure that systems are in place to provide a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, for men with LUTS, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
- Healthcare professionals ensure that they offer men with LUTS a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
- An examination of the abdomen and external genitalia, and a digital rectal examination. (nice.org.uk)
- When offering a digital rectal examination, healthcare professionals should provide information about the examination that reflects any religious, ethnic, transgender or cultural needs and takes into account learning disabilities, or difficulties in communication or reading. (nice.org.uk)
Full physical examination3
- It is important to carry out a full physical examination so that abnormalities of the abdomen and external genitalia are not missed and left untreated. (nice.org.uk)
- Men with LUTS are offered a full physical examination, which includes the healthcare professional feeling inside the rectum to check the prostate gland, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
- The full physical examination also revealed no other abnormalities. (ajnr.org)
Left lower quadrant1
- Physical examination showed left lower quadrant peritonitis. (medworm.com)
- Neurological examination revealed signs of peripheral neuropathy of the lower limbs. (mja.com.au)
- The authors concluded that exposure to molds in water-damaged buildings increased the risk for development of neural autoantibodies, peripheral neuropathy, and neurophysiologic abnormalities in exposed individuals. (ei-resource.org)
- An understanding of the bull's reproductive system will also help the producer better understand breeding soundness examinations, reproductive problems and breeding impairments. (missouri.edu)
- Clinicians should consider an underlying illness if warmth, erythema, or effusion is noted on examination of the heel. (medscape.com)
- Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is a rare multisystemic disorder characterized by vascular and skeletal abnormalities, with considerable intra- and interfamilial variability. (springer.com)
- Microscopic examination revealed a benign tumour proliferation composed of adipose tissue with no signs of malignancy (Fig. 3a, Fig. 3b). (thefreelibrary.com)
- We studied the relationship of prostate cancer to anthropometry and self-reported physical activity among 5377 African-American and Caucasian participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I cohort. (aacrjournals.org)
- Men who reported low levels of nonrecreational physical activity had increased risk of prostate cancer compared with very active men. (aacrjournals.org)
- In light of the above, recent data from the National Center for Health Statistics provided an opportunity to examine prospectively in a large cohort of United States men the role of a variety of anthropometric measurements as well as selfreported physical activity levels in the subsequent development of prostate cancer. (aacrjournals.org)
- It is also good practice to identify abnormalities, such as prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate) and associated conditions, which might affect bladder function. (nice.org.uk)
- Visits to a well-infant clinic and a check-up by the pediatrician did not reveal any abnormalities. (aappublications.org)
- Examine your lower back, abdomen, and the area just above where the pelvic bone and the lower abdomen meet for tenderness, pain, or abnormalities. (healthlinkbc.ca)
- no anomalies were seen during examination of the fundus. (frontiersin.org)
- There was no obesity and craniofacial abnormality. (ispub.com)
- Identification of causal and contributing factors enable researchers and safety physical examinations to determine their specialists to develop strategies for preventing future similar medical ability to perform duties without incidents. (cdc.gov)
- Eye, nose and paranasal sinuses showed no abnormalities. (scielo.br)
- Physical examination demonstrated no abnormalities besides a fever. (ersjournals.com)
- Vascular ulcer generally requires a careful examination and evaluation from the surgeon to identify the extent of the damage whether partial or complete amputation is necessary or if amputation is necessary at all. (amazonaws.com)
- Physical exams assess all systems of the body to determine your overall health. (livestrong.com)
- The scrotum provides physical protection to the testicle and helps regulate the temperature for optimum spermatozoa development. (missouri.edu)
- Your urine will be tested for any abnormalities, including blood. (healthline.com)
- A district shall provide the results of individual student performance on the physical fitness assessment to TEA . (tasb.org)
- The results of individual student performance on the physical fitness assessment instrument are confidential and may be released only in accordance with state and federal law. (tasb.org)
- Depending on the results, the fertility doctor may suggest that your husband have a detailed physical examination by an Urologist. (bellaonline.com)
- Although the cause of Meniere's disease is unknown, it probably results from an abnormality in the way fluid of the inner ear is regulated. (medicinenet.com)
- 3 Even when cardiac abnormalities are detected, the leading disqualifiers are rhythm and conduction abnormalities, systemic hypertension and valvular heart disease, 4 not the cardiac abnormalities listed in the opening paragraph. (aafp.org)
- Record vital signs, noting any abnormalities of heart rate or rhythm. (cdc.gov)
- On physical examination, she is afebrile. (nih.gov)