Unpleasant sensation in the stomach associated with a tendency to vomit
Fat in the feces; forthy, foul- smelling fecal matter
Failure of the lower esophagus sphincter muscle. To relax
Malignant tumor of the esophagus
Swollen, varicose veins at the lower end of the esophagus. Liver disease causes incresed pressure in veins near and around liver (portal hypertension)
Malignant tumor of the stomach
Gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD
Solids and fuils return to the mouth from the stomach.
Occurs when a small loop of bowel protrudes through a weak lower abdominal muscle
Open sore in the lining of the stomach or duodenum
Abnormal tube-like passageway near anus.
Polyps (benign growths) protrude from the mucous membrane of the colon
Adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum, or both. Arise from polyps in the colon or rectal region. Diagnosis is determined by detecting melena and by colonscopy.
Chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract (ocurring at ileum and colon). forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
abnormal outpouchings in the interstinal wall
pouch-like herniations through the muscular wall of the colon.
when fecal matter becomes trapped in diverticula
Painful, inflamed intestines commonly caused by bacterial infection. often occurs in the colon. Results from ingestion of food or water containing bacteria
swollen, twisted, varicose veins in the rectal region.
telescoping of the intestines. one segment of the bowl collapses into the opening of another segment.
irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
group of fastrointestinal symptons associated with stress and tension
chronic inflammation of the colon with presence of ulcers. Characterized by painful abdominal cramps and profuse diarrhea containing pus, blood, and mucus.
Gallstones in the gallbladder
chronic degenerative disease of the liver. results of chronic alcoholism, or viral hepatitis, or other causes. the lobes of the liver become covered with fibrous tissue, hepatic cells degenerate, and is inflitrated with fat
malignant tumor of the pancreas.
surgical treatment to pancreatic cancer. Whipple procedure
inflammation of the pancreas. digestive enzymes attach pancreatic tissue and damage the gland
inflammation of the liver caused by a virus.
Benign disorder spread by contaminated food or water and characterized by slow onset of symptoms. complete recovery is expected.
transmitted by blood transfusion, sexual contact, or contaminated needles or instrements.
transmitted by blood transfusions or needle inoculation.