Pathology Chpt 13-15 Crossword Puzzle

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multiple sclerosis

inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, in which infiltrating lymphocytes, predominantly T cells and macrophages, degrade the myelin sheath of nerves

Stroke

also known as apoplexy, transient ischemic attacks, or cerebrovascular accidents

dementia

progressive, irreversible decline in mental function, marked by memory impairment and, often, deficits in reasoning, judgement, abstract thought, registration, comprehension, learning, task execution, and use of language

myelitis

confusion or disorientation that increases in the afternoon or evening, commonly found in patients with cognitive disorders; tends to improve when the patient is reassured and reoriented

neuritis

inflammation of a nerve or nerves

demyelization

loss of the fatty tissue that surrounds the nerves

cryptococcal meningitis

severe form of fungal meningitis

parkinson's disease

chronic nervous disease characterized by a fine, slowly spreading tremor, muscular weakness and rigidity, and a peculiar gait

secondary encephalitis

also known as post-infectious encephalitis

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

lou gehrig's disease

hydrocephalus

condition in which the cerebrospinal fluid fails to be properly drained or absorbed, causing the ventricles of the brain to fill with cerebrospinal fluid

primary encephalitis

the most common cause of encephalitis

cerebral palsy

term used to describe a group of chronic disorders characterized by the impairment of control over movement

meningitis

infection of the cerebrospinal fluid, which is the fluid surrounding the spinal cord and brain

subdural hemorrhage

bleeding between the dura mater and the arachnoid membrane

dysphagia

difficulty swallowing

convulsions

abnormal, violent, and involuntary contraction or series of contractions of the muscles

subarachnoid hematoma

bleeding between the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane

grand mal seizures

seizures characterized by fecal and urinary incontinence, uncontrolled contraction of the muscles of the extremities, loss of consciousness, and a cry caused by contracttion of the respiratory muscles forcing exhalation

epilepsy

chronic neurogenic disease marked by sudden alterations in consciousness and frequently by convulsions

concussion

traumatic injury to the head resulting in temporary loss of conciousness, paralysis, vomiting, and seizures

glioma

malignant tumor of glial cells in the brain

hydrophobia

another name for rabies

contusion

bruise on the brain often accompanied by swelling

spina bifida

congenital defect in which the spinal cord protrudes

epidural hematoma

bleeding between the dura mater and the skull

intracranial hemorrhage

extravasitation of blood within the skull

seizures

sudden, uncontrolled discharges of electrical activity in the brain that may cause convulsions

encephalitis

inflammation of the brain, and when used clinically, it refers to an infection of the brain caused by a virus

eclampsia

the occurrence of seizure during pregnancy, which cannot be attributed to another cause, after the twentieth week of gestation

endocervicitis

inflammation of the uterus and the cervix

ophoritis

inflammation of the ovary

salpingitis

inflammation of the fallopian {uterine} tube

mastectomy

the surgical removal of a portion of the breast or the entire breast

lumpectomy

procedure during which a surgeon removes a lump and an area of healthy tissue around its edges from the breast

vaginitis

inflammation of the vagina

endometriosis

condition in which the endometrium grows in other areas of the body such as the pelvic area, the surface of the uterus, the ovaries, the intestines, the rectum, or the bladder

endometrisis

infection of the endometrium, which is the lining of the uterus

ectopic pregnancy

implantation of the fertilized ovum in a site other than the normal one in the uterine cavity

tubal pregnancy

implantation and development of the fertilized ovum in a uterine tube

gleason system

uses scores between two and ten to grade prostate cancer

protatitis

inflammation of the prostate gland

inguinal hernia

condition in which part of the intestine bulges through a weakened area in the muscles of the abdomen

myalgia

pain and tenderness of the muscles

orchiopexy

suturing the testicle into place in the scrotum

hydrocele

abnormal collection of fluid in any sacculated cavity in the body, especially the scrotum

benign prostatic hyperplasia

the abnormal growth of prostate cells

chronic prostatitis

another name for chronic pelvic pain syndrome

strangulated hernia

the twisting of the intestine in cases of hernia to the point that the blood supply becomes compromised

orchitis

acute inflammatory reaction in the testicle

orchiectomy

surgical removal of the testicle

cryptorchism

failure of the testis to descend from its intra-abdominal location into the scrotum

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