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Definition: Symptoms that indicate an ulcer or inflammation of the lacrimal gland (above the eye). This may include redness, swelling, or headaches.
Deep intracerebral hemorrhage
Alternative name(s): hemorrhage - intracerebral (deep)
Definition: A condition where there is bleeding within the deep structures of the brain (thalamus, basal ganglia, pons, cerebellum).
Deep venous thrombosis
Alternative name(s): peripheral thrombosis; DVT; clot in the legs
Definition: A condition where there is a blood clot in a deep vein (a vein that accompanies an artery).
Definition: The lack of adequate body fluids for the body to carry on normal functions at an optimal level (by loss, inadequate intake, or a combination of both). Losses of only a few percent in an adult and up to 5% in infants are considered mild dehydration.
Alternative name(s): chronic brain syndrome
Definition: A group of symptoms involving progressive impairment of all aspects of brain function.
Alternative name(s): West Nile fever; chikungunya; O'nyong-nyong fever; dengue-like disease
Definition: A mild viral illness transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by fever, rash, and muscle and joint pains. See also Dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Dengue hemorrhagic fever
Alternative name(s): hemorrhagic dengue; Philippine hemorrhagic fever; Thai hemorrhagic fever; dengue shock syndrome; Singapore hemorrhagic fever
Definition: A severe, frequently fatal infection caused by one of several Dengue viruses and spread by the bite of mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti). See also Dengue fever.
Alternative name(s): dental cavities; tooth decay; cavities, tooth
Definition: A disease of the teeth resulting in damage to tooth structure.
Alternative name(s): tooth knocked out; broken teeth/lost teeth
Definition: Trauma to one or more teeth.
Alternative name(s): sadness; mood changes; gloom; blues; dejected; discouragement
Definition: An emotional state in which there are extreme feelings of sadness, dejection, lack of worth, and emptiness (see also major depression; depression in the elderly; adolescent depression).