an inhibitor of the release of histamine and other mediators of immediate hypersensitivity from mast cells; used as the sodium salt for prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis, bronchial asthma associated with allergy, and allergen-induced inflammation of the conjunctiva or cornea, and for treatment of mastocytosis
omphalocele - protrusion, at birth, of part of the intestine through a defect in the abdominal wall at the umbilicus or congenital herniation of viscera into the base of the umbilical cord. Also called exomphalos
Vitrectomy - is the surgical removal of the vitreous (transparent gel that fills the eye from the iris to the retina). Laennec’s cirrhosis - in which normal liver lobules are replaced by small regeneration nodules, sometimes containing fat, separated by fibrous tissue strands. Also called portal cirrhosis. hemianopsia - Loss of vision in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes.
Ataxia - failure of muscular coordination; irregularity of muscular action
Raynaud’s - disease refers to a disorder in which the fingers or toes (digits) suddenly experience decreased blood circulation. It is characterized by repeated episodes of color changes of the skin of digits on cold exposure or emotional stress
marasmus - form of protein-energy malnutrition predominantly due to prolonged severe caloric deficit, chiefly occurring in the first year of life, with growth retardation and wasting of subcutaneous fat and muscle
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Glaucoma - is a group of eye diseases characterized by damage to the optic nerve usually due to excessively high intraocular pressure (IOP).This increased pressure within the eye, if untreated can lead to optic nerve damage resulting in progressive, permanent vision loss, starting with unnoticeable blind spots at the edges of the field of vision, progressing to tunnel vision, and then to blindness Cataracts - an opacity of the crystalline lens of the eye or its capsule. Macular degeneration - is the progressive deterioration of a critical region of the retina called the macula. The macula is a 3-5 mm area in the retina that is responsible for central vision. This disorder leads to irreversible loss of central vision, although peripheral vision is retained. In the early stages, vision may be gray, hazy, or distorted. atherosclerosis - is the build up of a waxy plaque on the inside of blood vessels, is a general term for hardening of the arteries
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neural tube defects - a developmental anomaly of failure of closure of the neural tube, resulting in conditions such as anencephaly or spina bifida
anencephaly - Congenital absence of most of the brain and spinal cord
Spina Bifida - is a serious birth abnormality in which the spinal cord is malformed and lacks its usual protective skeletal and soft tissue coverings triceps skin fold measurement -
Nonmaleficence - a principle of bioethics that asserts an obligation not to inflict harm intentionally. It is useful in dealing with difficult issues surrounding the terminally or seriously ill and injured Veracity - legal principle that states that a health professional should be honest and give full disclosure to the patient, abstain from misrepresentation or deceit, and report known lapses of the standards of care to the proper agencies.
Beneficence - the doing of active goodness, kindness, or charity, including all actions intended to benefit others, refers to a moral obligation to act for the benefit of others
Fidelity - 1. Faithfulness to obligations, duties, or observances. 2. Exact correspondence with fact or with a given quality, condition, or event; accuracy. 3. The degree to which an electronic system accurately reproduces the sound or image of its input signal.
Electrocardiogram - a tracing of the electric currents that initiate the heartbeat, used to diagnose possible heart disorders Abbreviation ECG
Hepatitis A - An infection of the liver that is caused by an RNA virus, is transmitted by ingestion of infected food and water, and has a shorter incubation and generally milder symptoms than hepatitis B. Also called infectious hepatitis.
Impetigo - A contagious bacterial skin infection, usually of children, that is characterized by the eruption of superficial pustules and the formation of thick yellow crusts, commonly on the face second degree heart block -