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Alternative name(s): nonspecific ulcerative colitis
Definition: A chronic, episodic, inflammatory disease of the large intestine and rectum characterized by bloody diarrhea.
Definition: A crater-like lesion on the skin or mucous membrane caused by an inflammatory, infectious, or malignant condition.
Conditions that are associated with ulcers include:
Ulnar nerve dysfunction
Alternative name(s): neuropathy - ulnar nerve
Definition: A condition involving impaired movement or sensation in the wrist and hand caused by damage to the Ulnar nerve
Definition: A protrusion of a portion of abdominal organ(s) through the umbilical ring, which is the muscle tissue around the navel (belly-button).
Alternative name(s): cryptorchidism; empty scrotum; scrotum - empty; monorchism
Definition: Failure of the testicle to move from the abdominal cavity to the scrotum.
Alternative name(s): hydronephrosis
Definition: Distention of the kidney pelvis and calyces of a single kidney (see also bilateral hydronephrosis).
Alternative name(s): accelerating angina; new-onset angina; angina - unstable; progressive angina
Definition: A pain or discomfort in the chest or adjacent areas caused by inadequate blood flow to the heart; distinguished from stable angina, acute MI (heart attack), and non-cardiac chest pain by the pattern, severity, and frequency of symptoms and the level of activity that precipitates the discomfort.
Alternative name(s): ureteropelvic junction obstruction; U-P junction obstruction; obstruction of the ureteropelvic junction
Definition: An obstruction that forms at the area where the ureter attaches to the kidney pelvis.
Definition: A congenital disorder resulting when a ureter develops an outpouching as it enters the bladder.
Definition: An inflammation of the urethra