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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «D»:

  1. Disease, pelvic inflammatory (PID) Disease, pelvic inflammatory (PID)
    Disease, pelvic inflammatory (PID): Despite its seeming lack of gender, this term is applied to women only. PID refers exclusively to ascending infection of the female upper genital tract (the female structures above the cervix). PID is the most common and serious complication of sexually transmit...
  2. Disease, phytanic acid storage Disease, phytanic acid storage
    Disease, phytanic acid storage: See Refsum disease....
  3. Disease, Pick Disease, Pick
    Disease, Pick: A form of dementia characterized by a slowly progressive deterioration of social skills and changes in personality leading to impairment of intellect, memory, and language. Dementia can be defined as a loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfe...
  4. Disease, Plummer's Disease, Plummer's
    Disease, Plummer's: Toxic multinodular goiter, a condition in which the thyroid gland contains multiple lumps (nodules) that are overactive and produce excess thyroid hormones. This condition is also known as Parry's disease....
  5. Disease, polycystic kidney Disease, polycystic kidney
    Disease, polycystic kidney: See Polycystic kidney disease....
  6. Disease, polycystic ovarian Disease, polycystic ovarian
    Disease, polycystic ovarian: See: Polycystic ovarian syndrome....
  7. Disease, polycystic ovary Disease, polycystic ovary
    Disease, polycystic ovary: See: Polycystic ovarian syndrome....
  8. Disease, polygenic Disease, polygenic
    Disease, polygenic: See Polygenic disease....
  9. Disease, pulseless Disease, pulseless
    Disease, pulseless: See: Takayasu disease....
  10. Disease, Quincke's Disease, Quincke's
    Disease, Quincke's: This is angioneurotic edema (or angioedema), a form of localized swelling of the deeper layers of the skin and fatty tissues beneath the skin. Hereditary angioneurotic edema (or hereditary angioedema) is a genetic form of angioedema. Persons with it are born lacking an inhibitor...
  11. Disease, Ramsay Hunt Disease, Ramsay Hunt
    Disease, Ramsay Hunt: See: Ramsay Hunt syndrome....
  12. Disease, Raynaud Disease, Raynaud
    Disease, Raynaud: A condition resulting in skin discoloration of the fingers and/or toes when a person is exposed to changes in temperature (cold or hot) or to emotional events. This condition can occur alone or as a part of another disease (such as rheumatoid arthritis). When the condition oc...
  13. Disease, Refsum Disease, Refsum
    Disease, Refsum: See Refsum disease....
  14. Disease, Rendu-Osler-Weber Disease, Rendu-Osler-Weber
    Disease, Rendu-Osler-Weber: See: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia....
  15. Disease, rheumatic heart Disease, rheumatic heart
    Disease, rheumatic heart: Heart damage caused by rheumatic fever. Treatment is by preventing reinfection with strep and by treating with heart drugs as needed....