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Date Joined: Jul 26, 2005

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Uterine prolapse
on Feb 19, 2010 in Uterine prolapse Uterine prolapse occurs when the integrity of supporting structures is lost. This allows the uterus to descend into the vagina. In advanced cases, complete protrusion with inversion of the vagina occurs. Prior to menopause, the degree and severity of...

on Sep 5, 2009Involuntary painful contraction of perineal muscles prior to or during vaginal intercourse. The experience of or even the anticipation of pain on vaginal entry causes theses muscles to contract, occluding the vaginal opening and causing further pain...

on Jan 23, 2009 in Hypomelanosis Depigmentation An acquired, slowly progressive depigmenting condition in small or large areas of the skin due to the disappearance of previously active melanocytes •Type A is non-dermatomal and widespread. It represents 75% of cases •Type B is dermatomal or seg...

on Jun 19, 2008 in papilloma virus Warts are painless, benign skin tumors characterized by an area of well circumscribed epithelial thickening. Most people develop warts on their hands or feet at sometime in their lives. They are most common in childhood, with 4-20% of school children...

Whipple's disease
on Mar 21, 2008A malabsorption disorder. Characteristics - diarrhea, steatorrhea, skin pigmentation, arthralgia, arthritis, lymphadenopathy, and central nervous system lesions. Usual course - progressive; curative with treatment.CAUSES:  •probable bacterial inf...

Williams syndrome
on Mar 10, 2008Williams syndrome is an unusual multisystem neurodevelopmental disorder typified by characteristic craniofacial features, mild microcephaly, mild to moderate mental retardation with a distinctive cognitive-behavioral profile, connective tissue abnorm...

Wilms' tumor
on Mar 4, 2008An embryonal renal neoplasm containing blastema, stromal or epithelial cell types usually affecting children before the 5th year.Several congenital anomalies are known to be associated with Wilms' tumor. A two stage mutational model has been proposed

Wilson's disease
on Feb 7, 2008An inherited metabolic disorder characterized by excessive amounts of copper in the liver, brain, kidneys, and corneas. It can lead to tissue necrosis and fibrosis, which in turn can cause hepatic disease and neurologic changes. Without treatment, it...

Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
on Feb 3, 2008Males affected by this rare x-linked genetic disorder display combined immunodeficiency, microcytic thrombocytosis and eczema leading to life threatening infections and bleeding complications. Average life span is 11 years. The syndrome has variable...

on Jan 8, 2008Non-venereal, infectious, tropical disease usually affecting persons under the age of 15. Spread by direct contact. Characteristics - painless papule that grows into a papilloma. The papule heals, leaving a scar. Late manifestations: deforming lesion...

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