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  • pancreatic
  • Depending on its location, the abdominal mass may be caused by an enlarged liver (hepatomegaly), enlarged spleen (splenomegaly), protruding kidney, a pancreatic mass, a retroperitoneal mass (a mass in the posterior of the peritoneum), an abdominal aortic aneurysm, or various tumours, such as those caused by abdominal carcinomatosis and omental metastasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • MeSH (medical subject heading): G02.403.776.409.405 same as "Gastroenterology" C06.552 Liver Diseases C06.130 Biliary Tract Diseases C06.689 Pancreatic diseases 3. (wikipedia.org)
  • pancreas
  • A total 81 of patients from 13 sites in China, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom were enrolled, including 49 (60%) liver, 22 (27%) heart, 5 (6%) lung, 2 (2%) kidney, 2 (2%) liver and kidney, and 1 (1%) pancreas and kidney recipients. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Hepatology is the branch of medicine that incorporates the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas as well as management of their disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1. International Classification of Disease (ICD 2007) - WHO classification: Chapter XI: Diseases of the digestive systemK70-K77 Diseases of liver K80-K87 Disorders of gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas 2. (wikipedia.org)
  • pyogenic
  • The most common are the pus-forming (pyogenic) bacteria like Staphylococcus aureus , which is nearly always the cause of abscesses under the skin. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Symptoms having to do with hepatomegaly can include several, among them the individual may experience some weight loss, poor appetite and lethargy (jaundice and bruising may also be present) Among the causes of hepatomegaly are the following: Glandular fever (Infectious mononucleosis) Hepatitis (A, B or C) Liver abscess (pyogenic abscess) Malaria Amoeba infections Hydatid cyst Leptospirosis Actinomycosis Metastatic tumours Hepatocellular carcinoma Myeloma Leukemia Lymphoma Primary biliary cirrhosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacterium
  • Treating Pigeon Fever with antibiotics is not normally recommended for external abscesses since it is a strong bacterium that takes extended treatment to kill off and to ensure it does not return stronger. (wikipedia.org)
  • fatty liver
  • Please suggest some ayurveda or homeopathic medicine for fatty liver (7.2kpa and fat 330) and lower hdl level 33. (lybrate.com)
  • Haemochromatosis Cholesteryl ester storage disease Porphyria Wilson's disease Niemann Pick disease Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • enzymes
  • Blood tests characteristically reveal a low number of white blood cells and red blood cells, show some elevation of liver enzymes such as aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT), and demonstrate positive Bengal Rose and Huddleston reactions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Enzymes released allow penetration into intestinal wall and blood vessels, sometimes on to liver and other organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases
  • Abscesses may appear either independently or as a complication in other diseases-for instance, pneumonia, trauma, etc. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Microbiologists would be involved as well Systemic diseases affecting liver and biliary tree e.g. haemochromatosis Follow up of liver transplant Pancreatitis - commonly due to alcohol or gallstone Cancer of above organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1875 Victor Charles Hanot described cirrhotic jaundice and other diseases of the liver In 1958, Moore developed a standard technique for canine orthotopic liver transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Regional variations in disease presentation are seen: parotid abscesses characteristically occur in Thai children, but this presentation has been described only once in Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • ultrasound
  • An ultrasound of the liver can reliably detect a dilated biliary-duct system, it can also detect the characteristics of a cirrhotic liver,.Computerized tomography (CT) can help to obtain accurate anatomical information, in individuals with hepatomegaly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ultrasound of the liver - EFSUMB - European Course Book" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • hepatic
  • A well defined hypodense lesion measuring 4.0 x 3.2 cm is seen in segment VI of liver in periphery causing slight expansion of adjacent hepatic capsule. (cancerforums.net)
  • organs
  • A sinus abscess may result in a fistula fistula , abnormal, usually ulcerous channellike formation between two internal organs or between an internal organ and the skin. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • skin
  • See boil boil or furuncle , tender, painful inflammatory nodule in the skin, which becomes pustular but with a hard center (see abscess). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Abscesses located close to the skin or to a mucous membrane cause their reddening, an increase in local and overall temperature, swelling, and fluctuation-a sensation of impulse transmission through a liquid from one wall to the other. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • If the capsule becomes thin, the abscess will open up by itself through the skin or into the bronchial or intestinal lumen, etc. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In birds, abscesses may arise from infected wounds, injuries to the foot pads (bumblefoot), damaged feather follicles, blocked sebaceous glands, pressure and friction points, or in the area beneath damaged skin. (backyardchickens.com)
  • A good example is an abscess just beneath the skin. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Lung
  • This article reviews the performance of bedside lung ultrasound for diagnosing pleural effusion, pneumothorax, alveolar-interstitial syndrome, lung consolidation, pulmonary abscess and lung recruitment/derecruitment in critically ill patients with acute lung injury. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Lung CT is now considered as the gold standard not only for the diagnosis of pneumothorax, pleural effusion, lung consolidation, atelectasis and alveolar-interstitial syndrome but also for guiding therapeutic procedures in critically ill patients, such as trans-thoracic drainage of localized pneumo-thorax, empyema or lung abscess. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We ve precisely targeted leukemia, lung, and liver cancer cells, and because the DNA probes are so precise in targeting only specific types of cancer cells we ve seen dramatic reduction in drug toxicity in comparison to standard chemotherapies, which don t discriminate well between cancerous and healthy cells. (regenerativemedicine.net)
  • Moving forward, we are working to identify optimum dosage using mouse models for T-cell leukemia, lung and liver cancers, and triple negative breast cancer. (regenerativemedicine.net)
  • In 1890, Willoughby D Miller attributed a set of oral diseases to infections, and a set of general diseases-as of lung, stomach, brain abscesses, and other conditions-to those infectious oral diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rupture
  • Spontaneous splenic rupture, also referred to as atraumatic splenic rupture, is an uncommon serious complication of acute leukemia, with very few reported cases since Rokitansky first described spontaneous rupture of the spleen in a patient with leukemia in 1861 ( 1 - 7 ). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • urinary
  • Peptostreptococcus species are commensal organisms in humans, living predominantly in the mouth, skin, gastrointestinal, vagina and urinary tracts, and compose a portion of the bacterial gut flora. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Outbreaks of pneumococcal disease occur among adults in crowded living conditions-e.g., in military barracks, prisons, and shelters for the homeless-as well as among susceptible populations in settings such as nursing homes. (gkhub.info)
  • disease
  • Imaging perspective: This disease affects the liver, presenting characteristic imaging findings. (eurorad.org)
  • If late-stage liver disease is suspected, then a serum glucose may be appropriate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the disease lives in the ground and is spread by flies, pest control is a good defense but not a guarantee. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, knowledge about liver disease in antiquity is questionable. (wikipedia.org)
  • removal
  • Western treatment of this condition often involves the use of corticosteroids to help produce more platelets as well as possibly removal of the spleen. (cm-cure.com)
  • host
  • Because B. mallei is an obligate mammalian pathogen, it must infect a host mammal to live and to be transmitted from one host to another. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • Other treatment options can be applying heat packs to abscesses to help draw it to the surface and using drawing salves such as Ichthammol. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Certain situations might require leaving the liver packed and taking the patient for angio-embolization or if operating in a hybrid operating room having perform an on table angio-embolization. (wikipedia.org)
  • mass
  • A haemangioma is demonstrated in the anterior part of the right lobe of the liver well-defined, hyperechoic mass are due to benign haemangioma. (blogspot.com)
  • blood
  • This is probably due to the increased blood content compared with the surrounding liver parenchyma (Fig. 4.9). (blogspot.com)
  • They should include a full blood count, blood urea nitrogen (BUN), creatinine, and liver function tests such as albumin, international normalized ratio (INR), partial thromboplastin time (PTT), serum amylase and total bilirubin (TBIL). (wikipedia.org)