• cavity
  • Peritoneal cavity contains a small amount of fluid, which circulates under the influence of negative pressure generated by the diaphragm, gravity and bowel peristalsis. (wikipedia.org)
  • This natural flow pattern determines the route of spread of disease processes within the peritoneal cavity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Extra-abdominal conditions such as carcinoma breast, carcinoma lung and malignant melanoma involve the peritoneal cavity through the haematogenous spread. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnostic approach to protocoling and interpreting MR studies of the abdomen and pelvis -- Liver -- Gallbladder and biliary system -- Pancreas -- Spleen -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Peritoneal cavity -- Adrenal glands -- Kidneys -- Retroperitoneum and body wall -- Bladder and nongender pelvis -- Male pelvis -- Female urethra and vagina -- Uterus and cervix -- Adnexa -- Maternal conditions in pregnancy -- Fetus -- Chest -- Contrast agents -- Magnetic resonance-positron emission tomography (MR-PET). (stanford.edu)
  • pancreas
  • This study aims to identify multidetector row CT (MDCT) findings that differentiate paraduodenal pancreatitis (PDP) from groove carcinomas (GC).Two radiologists retrospectively reviewed various imaging features on pancreas protocol CT scans of 8 PDP and 8 GC patients. (stanford.edu)
  • 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)
  • Various image-based methods have been employed for the non-invasive estimation of liver fibrosis, including T1 and T2 measurements, morphological assessment of hepatic architecture, contrast-enhancement, and elastography. (esgar.org)
  • pelvic
  • It encompasses a broad category of diseases, including endometritis , salpingitis , salpingo-oophoritis, tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA), and pelvic peritonitis . (medscape.com)
  • assessment
  • The results from the first radiologist and pathologist were used for the main analyses and that from the second observer was used for the assessment of inter-observer agreement. (esgar.org)
  • 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)
  • 3, 4, 9 In 5 percent of cases the course of the disease is rapidly progressive. (wa.gov.au)
  • standard
  • [ 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)
  • 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)
  • patient
  • For patient education information, see the Pregnancy and Reproduction Center , Women's Health Center , and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Center , as well as Ectopic Pregnancy . (medscape.com)
  • course
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system with a heterogenous course that can cause significant disability and mortality. (cap-acp.com)