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Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease

Infection of the internal female reproductive organs. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is one of the most common causes of pelvic pain in woman. The infection may not have any obvious cause, but often occurs after a sexually transmitted disease, such as...

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Paranoia

Paranoia

A condition whose central feature is the delusion (a false idea not amenable to reasoned argument) that people or events are in some way specially related to oneself. The term is also used popularly to describe a person’s feelings of...

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Paralysis

Paralysis

Complete or partial loss of controlled movement.caused by the inability to contract one or more muscles. Weakness, rather than complete loss of movement, is often referred to as paresis. Paralysis may be temporary or...

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pancreas

Pancreatectomy

Pancreatectomy: Removal of all or part of the pancreas. Pancreatectomy may be performed to treat pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), localized pancreatic cancer (see Pancreas, cancer of), or carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater (the small chamber formed by the...

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