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Removing part of biological tissue, usually by surgery, laser, or chemicals.
A disease of the esophagus caused by the abnormal function of nerves and muscles of the esophagus that makes swallowing difficult. There may sometimes be chest pain. Regurgitation of undigested food can occur, as can coughing or breathing problems due to the entry of food into the lungs.
Overproduction of growth hormones, resultingin a gradual and permanent enlargement of the flat bones, and hands and feet, as well as abdominal organs, nose, lips, and tongue.
Rare endocrine disorder marked by secretion of deficient steroid hormones. It is manifested by brownish pigmentation of the skin, extreme weakness, low blood pressure, weight loss, gastrointestinal disturbances, and joint and muscle pains.
(Laparoscopic Adnexal Surgery)A minimally invasive surgery on the ovary, fallopian tube, or ovarian cysts.
Aids Dementia Complex
(ADC) One of the most common neurological disorders associated with HIV and AIDS, causing cognitive impairment, speech problems, motor dysfunction, and behavioral changes.
A disorder in which amyloid proteins are deposited in the organs/tissues, resulting in heart, digestive, and spleen abnormalities.
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Bleeding in the brain in the area between the arachnoid membrane and the surrounding brain area, which usually happens after a ruptured cerebral aneurysm or head injury.
Recurring pain or discomfort in the chest that happens when some part of the heart does not receive enough blood.
(Angiograph)An image or film of the blood vessels taken after the injection of a radiopaque substance.