Superior mesenteric artery syndrome

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  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Analysis

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    Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Education is Key Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is a rare disease that is caused by many different factors, but the focus of this paper will be how compression from a body cast or spinal injury causes superior mesenteric artery syndrome. The injuries sustained can lead to a compressed area in the superior mesenteric artery and the abdominal aorta, which in return will lead to an obstructed duodenum. Education is key; if the symptoms are recognized early,

  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome

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    INTRODUCTION Median Arcuate Ligament Symdrome (MAL) is a very rare condition also knows as celiac axis compression syndrome (CACS) or Dunbar syndrome. This syndrome has a characteristic triad of postprandial abdominal pain, abdominal bruit and weight loss. Others symptoms that are commonly described are nausea and vomiting 1,2 . As these symptoms are not specific and at the same time overlap with a broad of others conditions, the diagnosis is often made by exclusion. By the overlap of symptoms

  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD)

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    Background: Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a genetic disorder that predisposes to emphysema and liver cirrhosis. We present a unique vascular complication of this syndrome. Case report: A 47 year-old female with a history of homozygous AATD presented with acute epigastric pain, near syncope and hypotension. Laboratory tests revealed acute anemia with normal platelet count and coagulation studies. Abdominal computed tomography angiography detected hemoperitoneum and hematoma within the gastrohepatic

  • Colorectal Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

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    Cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the body uncontrollably replicate forming a malignant tumor that invades nearby tissues. It has the capability to affect any part of the body and spread to tissues throughout the body. There are many different types of cancers including rectal cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, and skin cancer. Rectal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells develop and form in the tissues of the rectum. Rectal cancer is typically classified with colon cancer where

  • Early Embryology Simple Summary

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    Embryology Week 1 Ovarian cycle: GnRH from hypothalamus FSH and LH from pituitary cyclic changes in the ovary. Follicular phase: * 15-20 preantral follicles start to grow due to FSH * 1 reaches full maturity released * Others undrgo atresia * Estrogens are released which; 1. Proliferate endometrium 2. Thin the cervical mucus 3. Stimulate pituitary to release LH * The LH; 1. Elevate concentrations of maturation promoting factor (oocytes complete

  • Reflective Essay On Kids Clinical Rotation

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    disorders that I have encountered in this clinical rotation are so different than the ones I saw during my primary care clinical rotations. Those patients are more complex and acutely ill. I was unfamiliar with many of these disorders (e.g superior mesenteric artery syndrome) and had to look them up. Beside the various GI disorders, understand and able to utilize different diagnostic tools and labs to help to make GI diagnosis is another thing that I hope to accomplish during my clinical time with Wendy

  • Anatomy and Physiology 2 Study Guide

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    The following are examples of frequently missed questions from the unit exams. The questions are similar in theme to the ones missed however were taken from blackboard and are not exactly worded like the exam questions. They are meant to act as a study guide only. Please do not have the misconception that these questions will be the exact questions on the final. What you should do is to use these questions as a guide and to research not only why the answer is correct but also why the other answers

  • A Brief Note On Anorexia Nervosa And Bulimia Nervosa

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    Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa Eating disorders are classified as mental disorders and can lead to life threatening damage. It is important to manage eating disorders to prevent health effects. There are many different possibilities for patients with disorders. Common treatments for eating disorders can consists of counselor or therapists. Early detection is important to limit future oral health effects. A dental hygienist has an advantage to see the inside of the mouth for possible trauma

  • A Short Note On Systemic Sclerosis ( Ss ) Based On The Joint Committee Of The Acr

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    Discussion We report a case of male, 47 years old diagnosed with systemic sclerosis (ss) based on the joint committee of the ACR and the EULAR new classification criteria for ss with a score 11. "Hoogen, 2013" table1 Gastrointestinal involvement is frequent in scleroderma. It represents 10-75 % of cases. " marie,2008" " Gyger,2011". Severe complications affects only 8 %, but the mortality is high as gastroparesis results in difficulty in swallowing with subsequent malnutrition and cachexia, gastroesophageal

  • What Would You Consider A Low Point For Your Academic Career?

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    When I hear the question, “What would you consider a low point in your academic career?”, my brain immediately jumps to the winter of my freshman year. Starting that December, I began vomiting every single day, for up to thirty times a day. Nobody could figure out why, and therefore nobody could figure out how to curb it. I was so extensively sick for over two months before I was admitted into Helen Devos Children 's Hospital. The two weeks I spent in that confining hospital room were all a blur