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Alternative name(s): osteitis deformans
Definition: A metabolic bone disease that involves bone destruction and regrowth that results in deformity.
Painless (silent) thyroiditis
Alternative name(s): atypical subacute thyroiditis; hyperthyroiditis; lymphocytic thyroiditis; subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis; lymphocytic thyroiditis with spontaneously resolving hyperthyroidism
Definition: An inflammation of the thyroid gland.
Definition: Method of "feeling" with the hands used during physical examinations. The examiner touches and feels the patient's body part with his or her hands to examine the size, consistency, texture, location, and tenderness of an organ or body part.
Palpebral slant - eye
Alternative name(s): mongolian slant; downward slant; upward slant; anti-mongolian slant
Definition: The direction of the slant of a line drawn from the outer corner of the eye to the inner corner.
Definition: A congenital defect of the pancreas that causes parts of the pancreas to fail to fuse together.
Definition: A cavity of pus within the pancreas.
Alternative name(s): pancreatic cancer; cancer of the pancreas
Definition: A malignancy of the pancreas.
Definition: An inflammation or infection of the pancreas; an elongated, tapered gland that is located behind the stomach and secretes digestive enzymes and the hormones insulin and glucagon.
Alternative name(s): panic attack
Definition: Unpredictable attacks of anxiety that are not specific to a particular situation and are accompanied by physiological manifestations (see also generalized anxiety disorder).
Panic disorder with agoraphobia
Definition: Unpredictable attacks of anxiety not related to a particular situation (panic disorder) that occurs along with a fear of being in open spaces (agoraphobia).