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Alternative name(s): galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase deficiency
Definition: The inability of the body to use (metabolize) the simple sugar galactose (in the form of galactose 1-phosphate), which then reaches high levels in the body, causing damage to various body systems.
Alternative name(s): biliary disease; gallbladder attack
Definition: Inflammation, infection, stones, or obstruction of the gallbladder.
Definition: A cancerous ganglion. A ganglion is a mass or swelling developing on a tendon, usually on the wrist.
Definition: A nerve tumor containing ganglion cells, which are mainly nerve cell bodies.
Alternative name(s): tissue infection - clostridial; gangrene - gas; clostridial myonecrosis; clostridial infection of tissues
Definition: A severe form of gangrene (tissue death) caused by Clostridium perfringes (see also necrotizing subcutaneous infection).
Definition: Partial or total removal of the stomach.
Alternative name(s): cancer of the stomach; stomach cancer
Definition: A malignancy of the stomach.
Gastric ulcer; benign
Alternative name(s): benign gastric ulcer; peptic ulcer; peptic ulcer disease; stomach ulcer; ulcer
Definition: A sore (ulcer) on the lining of the stomach. Also see duodenal ulcer.
Definition: An inflammation of the lining of the stomach.
Gastritis - chronic
Alternative name(s): chronic gastritis
Definition: An inflammation of the lining of the stomach that occurs gradually.