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pathology ch5

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ascites
an accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity
cholecystitis
an acute inflammation of the gallbladder most frequently caused by obstruction
cholelithiasis
the presence of gallstones
cirrhosis
liver condition in which the parenchyma and architecture are sestroyed and replaced by fibrous tissue and regenerative nodules
hemangioma
a benign tumor of dilated blood vessels
hepatitis
an inflammation of the liver resulting from a variety of causes
hepatocellular adenoma
a benign tumor of the liver most frequently associated with oral contraceptives
hepatocellular carcinoma
a primary malignant tumor of the liver
hepatomegaly
enlargement of the liver as might be seen with viral hepatitis
jaundice
yellowish discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes caused by bilirubin accumulation in the body tissues
pancreatitis
acute or chronic asymptomatic or symptomatic inflammation of the pancreas caused by autodigestion by pancreatic enzymes
pseudocyst
an abnormal or displaced space resembling a cyst
metastatic liver disease
liver cancer