Abdomen clinicals

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ashleesumilat
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Abdomen clinicals
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2014-05-28 19:14:17
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Clinical cases for the abdomen region
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  1. Excess fluid in the peritoneal cavity; may occur as a result of mechanical injury or other pathological conditions (i.e. portal hypertension & widespread metastasis of cancer cells to abdominal viscera)
    Ascites
  2. Surgical puncture of the peritoneal cavity for aspiration or drainage of fluid; after injection of a local anesthetic, a needle or trocar & cannula are inserted through the linea alba; needle is inserted superior to the empty urinary bladder & in a location that avoids the inferior epigastric artery
    Paracentesis
  3. Prevents visceral peritoneum from adhering to parietal peritoneum; moves around peritoneal cavity with peristaltic movements of the viscera
    Greater omentum
  4. Lesions of the mucosa of the stomach
    Gastric ulcers
  5. Lesions of the mucosa of the pyloric canal or duodenum; most prone in people experiencing severe chronic anxiety--gastric acid secretion rates much higher than normal between meals
    Peptic ulcers
  6. Disorder in which multiple false diverticula develop along the intestine
    Diverticulosis
  7. Chronic inflammation of the colon
    coloitis, Crohn disease

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