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ANATOMY: DISEASES (D-W)
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Nervous System- inherited condition that causes nerve cells in the brain to deteriorate
-Breaks down food, extracts nutrients into the bloodstream and excretes waste.
-Made up of the digestive tract, live, pancreas, and gallbladder.
-Integumentary System- Non-cancerous disorder of pigment-producing skin cells commonly called birthmarks or moles.
-Integumentary System- There is a loss of skin color that appears in white blotches most commonly in the face, hands, legs, legs, and genital areas.
-Urinary System-chronic inflammation condition that causes bladder pressure and pain of the bladder wall; also called painful bladder syndrome.
Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
-Cardiovascular and Circulatory System- A form of peripheral vascular disease in which there is partial or total blockage of an artery, usually one leading to a leg or arm.
Peripheral Artery Disease
-Integumentary System- The second most common skin cancer that begins in the epidermis but may grow into deeper tissue; does not generally metastasize to other areas of the body.
-Shows as a rough-surfaced skin-colored lesion.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
-Reproductive System- Growth of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus
-Digestive System- Chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the digestive tract.
-Immune System- A chronic autoimmune disorder in which the joints and some organs of other body systems are attacked
-Immune System- A chronic autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation of various parts of the body
-Inflammatory disease caused by the immune system attacking its own tissue.
-Reproductive System- Malignant tumor of the cervix
-Urinary System- Bacteria enter the urinary tracts and affect the process of the urethra, bladder, or kidneys.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
-Reproductive System- Cancer of the prostate gland
-Occurs in a man's prostate, a small-sized gland that produces seminal fluid.
-Protects the body from damage, loss of water, or abrasion from the outside
-Consists of the skin, mucous membranes, hair, and nail.
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