Patho quiz 9 part 1

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Patho quiz 9 part 1
2013-03-11 15:36:41
Patho quiz

Patho quiz 9
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  1. cervical os
    opening of the cervical canal into the vagina
  2. endometrium
    glandular mucosa lining the uterine cavity
  3. blastocyst
    implants in the endometrial lining of the uterine cavity
  4. follicle-stimulating hormone
    • stimulates maturation of a follicle in the ovary
    • produced in the pituitary gland
  5. estrogen
    stimulates the endometrial glands to proliferate
  6. progesterone
    • encourages the endometrium to undergo secretory changes that make it hospitable to the blastocyst
    • made by the corpus luteum
  7. human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
    • maintains the corpus luteum
    • made by the developing embryo
  8. leiomyoma (fibroid)
    nodular overgrowth of smooth muscle cells in the uterus
  9. tubal ligation
    surgical interruption of the uterine
  10. dysfunctional uterine bleeding
    excessive bleeding caused by an imbalance of hormones
  11. menorrhagia
    excessive menstrual bleeding
  12. metrorrhagia
    irregular bleeding from the uterus between menses
  13. pruritus
    associated with atrophic changes in postmenopausal women and infection of the vulva and vagina in younger women
  14. cone biopsy
    removal of a cone of tissue including the cervical os and endocervical lining
  15. dilation and curettage
    dilating the cervical os and scraping out tissue from the uterus with a curette
  16. lichen sclerosus
    epidermis becomes very thin, while underlying dermis becomes thickened with fibrosis
  17. lichen simplex chronicus
    extreme vulvar pruritus and the epidermis becomes hyperplastic
  18. teratoma
    • most common germ cell tumor
    • rarely contains only one kind of tissue and are cystic
  19. thecoma
    lipid containing and hormonally active stromal cells
  20. Meigs syndrome
    occurrence of ascites and usually only right-sided hydrothorax in association with a fibrothecoma
  21. virilization
    development of androgenic features
  22. clpseudomyxoma peritonei
    mucinous component of the tumor filling the entire abdominal cavity
  23. placenta accrete
    placental nidus burrows into the myometrium
  24. placenta previa
    placenta partially or completely covering the cervical os
  25. placental abruption
    separation of the placenta from its attachment to the uterus
  26. preeclampsia
    maternal hypertension, proteinuria, edema
  27. eclampsia
    preeclampsia with seizures or coma
  28. trophoblast
    layer of cells that immediately surround an embryo and develops into the villi of the placenta
  29. hydatidiform mole
    placenta forms without an embryo or one that is incompatible to life
  30. choriocarcinoma
    invasive and metastatic malignancy that grows rapidly and spread widely
  31. infertility
    inability to achieve pregnancy after 1 year of unprotected sex