• chronic
  • Imaging is therefore being increasingly used for the diagnosis of PID, particularly in patients with an uncertain diagnosis, in patients with chronic or complex disease, or in patients who have developed complications. (medscape.com)
  • The characteristic features of chronic peritoneal damage in PD treatment are the loss of ultrafiltration capacity associated with morphological submesothelial fibrosis with extracellular matrix accumulation, and neoangiogenesis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Other predictors of benign disease include glandular calcifications and ectasia of the branching bile ducts (seen in chronic pancreatitis). (blogspot.com)
  • plaquelike
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans are cutaneous soft tissue sarcomas that clinically present as plaquelike areas of cutaneous thickening that are usually fixed to the dermis but are freely mobile over deeper soft tissues. (medscape.com)
  • liver
  • C. Cystic peritoneal deposits (Curved arrow), scalloping the liver surface, mimicking liver cysts in case of mucinous cystadenocarcinoma ovary in a 52 year old female patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Computed Tomography
  • Computed tomography (CT) is particularly important for detailed preoperative assessment and evaluation of the radiological Peritoneal Cancer Index (PCI). (wikipedia.org)
  • Multidetector Computed Tomography (MDCT) remains the modality of choice for primary staging, especially in patients with poor compliance for diagnostic examinations, providing a great deal of information about a large volume of tissue and permitting assessment of metastatic extraperitoneal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • tuberculosis
  • Notable extrapulmonary infection sites include the pleura (in tuberculous pleurisy), the central nervous system (in tuberculous meningitis), the lymphatic system (in scrofula of the neck), the genitourinary system (in urogenital tuberculosis), and the bones and joints (in Pott disease of the spine), among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like tuberculosis, Crohn‟s disease also can result in granulomatous peritonitis13. (wikipedia.org)
  • mild
  • The afflicted women may be asymptomatic, present with mild nonspecific symptoms, or may have fulminant disease. (medscape.com)
  • [ 3 ] Laparoscopy has been considered the standard for the diagnoses of PID, but it is costly, invasive, and has a reduced sensitivity in mild disease. (medscape.com)
  • wall
  • The low distension may cause misevaluation of the bladder wall thickening, and overdistension may obscure small tumors. (blogspot.com)
  • diagnosis
  • Although diagnosis and management have improved, the incidence of this disease has continued to climb since the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) started collecting data in 1970. (medscape.com)
  • cases
  • It is estimated that in 2017, there will be 135,430 new cases diagnosed in the United States and an estimated 50,260 people will die of the disease. (medscape.com)
  • mesothelioma
  • The mesothelioma cancer features its own symptoms, however they often appear after much damage is performed, and also the disease doesn't have many specific signs and symptoms. (blogspot.com)
  • infections
  • [ 15 ] In developing countries, sexually transmitted infections and their complications rank in the top 5 disease categories for which adults seek health care. (medscape.com)
  • spread
  • PID is a complex polymicrobial disease that is due to the ascending spread of pathogens from the cervix or vagina, most commonly Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae (60-75%) , which then spreads into the endometrium, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and adjacent structures. (medscape.com)