Ambiguous genitalia may appear as a large clitoris or as a small penis. Because there is variation in all of the processes of the development of the sex organs, a...
Pelvic exam is a physical exam of the female pelvic organs.
External examination, including:
Examination and palpate the vulva, perianal area, vaginal canal, for erythema, swelling, excoriation, rash, lesions, masses, trauma
Respiratory exam is performed as part of a physical exam.
AE is shorthand for Air entry, referring to the intensity of breath sounds.
A drawing of lungs with arrows through them, indicates there is nothing...
Diaphragmatic rupture (aka diaphragmatic injury/tear) is a tear of the diaphragm, the muscle across the bottom of the ribcage that plays a crucial role in respiration. Most commonly, acquired diaphragmatic...
Trepanation (aka trephination, making a burr hole, from Greek "trypanon" meaning "bore") is surgical drilling into the human skull, exposing the dura mater.
Relieve pressure beneath the surface
Tx epidural and subdural...
Renal artery stenosis
Renal artery stenosis is narrowing of 1 or both of the renal arteries (i.e. carry blood from the aorta to the kidneys).
The narrowing of the renal artery can impede blood...
Febrile neutropenia is fever and other signs of infection, in a Pt with neutropenia (i.e. abnormally low numbers of neutrophils). Neutropenic sepsis is reserved for Pt's who are less well.
Intraoral cameras (IOC's) are cameras used by Dr's to show the Pt the interior of their mouth, as an alternative to using a mirror. They can be saved to a...
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a pattern of physical/mental defects that can develop in a fetus associated with high maternal alcohol consumption.
FASD (Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) are a continuum of...
Challenging behavior is culturally abnormal behaviors of such intensity, frequency or duration that the physical safety of the person or others is placed in serious jeopardy, or behavior which is...