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Search Results for: oesophageal

Oesophageal diverticula

oesophageal diverticula (Science: radiology) Pharyngo-oesophageal (Zenker), cricopharyngeal spasm, Killian's dehiscence,... Read More

Sliding oesophageal hiatal hernia

sliding oesophageal hiatal hernia displacement of the cardioesophageal junction and the stomach through the oesophageal... Read More

Reflux oesophageal

reflux, oesophageal A condition wherein stomach contents regurgitate or back up (reflux) into the oesophagus (a long... Read More

Intramural oesophageal dissection

Intramural oesophageal dissection (Science: radiology) Submucosal dissecting haematoma, haematemesis, chest pain,... Read More

Cervical oesophageal web

Cervical oesophageal web (Science: radiology) Post-cricoid web, M=F, 5% of UGI patients, anterior (antero-lateral), with or... Read More

Oesophageal hiatus

oesophageal hiatus The opening in the right crus of the diaphragm, between the central tendon and the hiatus aorticus,... Read More

Oesophageal diverticulum

oesophageal diverticulum saccular, outward protrusion of all or a portion of the oesophageal wall from the lumen of the... Read More

Oesophageal carcinoma

oesophageal carcinoma (Science: radiology) EtOH, achalasia, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, stricture caustic, radiation, Barrett... Read More

Oesophageal ulcers

oesophageal ulcers Circular erosions in the lining of the... Read More

Oesophageal

oesophageal related to the... Read More

Speech oesophageal

speech, oesophageal A method of speech used after laryngectomy, with sound produced by vibration of the column of air in the... Read More

Oesophageal carcinoma types

oesophageal carcinoma: types (Science: radiology) histologic types: squamous cell carcinoma (95%), adenocarcinoma (4%), 70%... Read More

Paterson-kelly syndrome

Paterson-Kelly syndrome --> plummer-vinson syndrome (Science: radiology) iron-deficiency anaemia, oesophageal webs... Read More

Oesophageal candidiasis

Definition noun A variant of the term esophageal candidiasis, which is Candida infection of the moist cutaneous areas of the... Read More

Oesophageal varices

Definition noun A type of portacaval anastomoses which forms between the left gastric vein (of portal circulation) and the... Read More

Stricture oesophagus acute

stricture, oesophagus, acute A narrowing or closure of the normal opening of the swallowing tube leading to the stomach,... Read More

Corkscrew oesophagus

Corkscrew oesophagus (Science: radiology) diffuse oesophageal spasm, may be seen in tertiary oesophageal... Read More

Les

Les --> lower oesophageal sphincter (Science: anatomy) a muscular sphincter located at the junction of the oesophagus and... Read More

Vater syndrome

vater syndrome (Science: radiology) V vertebral anomalies vascular anomalies, A anal atresia, T tracheo-oesophageal fistula,... Read More

Spirocerca lupi

Spirocerca lupi The oesophageal worm of dogs and other carnivores, a red spiruroid nematode that occurs in nodules in the... Read More

Sugiura procedure

Sugiura procedure oesophageal transection with paraesophageal devascularization, for oesophageal... Read More

Thrushes

thrush --> candidiasis (Science: gastroenterology, microbiology, oncology) infection with a fungus of the genus candida. It... Read More

Acid reflux test

Acid reflux test a test to detect gastroesophageal reflux by monitoring oesophageal ph by an electrode in the distal... Read More

Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel (Science: drug) This alkaloid is an extract from the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia. It inhibits microtubule... Read More

Ulcers

ulcers An open sore in a body surface. Examples include oesophageal ulcers, peptic ulcers and decubitus ulcers (bed... Read More

Hiatal hernia

Hiatal hernia (Science: gastroenterology, surgery) a type of hernia that occurs when a portion of the stomach protrudes... Read More

Reflux oesophagitis

reflux oesophagitis (Science: gastroenterology) A disorder where a backwash of gastric juices (acid) into the oesophagus... Read More

Crus dextrum diaphragmatis

Crus dextrum diaphragmatis --> right crus of diaphragm The muscular origin of the diaphragm from the bodies of the upper... Read More

Right crus of diaphragm

right crus of diaphragm The muscular origin of the diaphragm from the bodies of the upper three or four lumbar vertebrae... Read More

Weber-cockayne syndrome

Weber-Cockayne syndrome (Science: syndrome) This represents a group of rare inherited disorders in which blistering of the... Read More

Impressio oesophagea

Impressio oesophagea --> oesophageal impression The marking of the oesophagus on the back of the left lobe of the... Read More

Esophageal varices

Definition noun A type of portacaval anastomoses which forms between the left gastric vein (of portal circulation) and the... Read More

Esophageal candidosis

Definition noun A Candida infection of the moist cutaneous areas of the esophagus, characterized by oral lesions and pain on... Read More

Esophageal candidiasis

Definition noun A Candida infection of the moist cutaneous areas of the esophagus, characterised by oral lesions and pain... Read More

Trisomy 21

Definition noun A congenital, genetic disorder associated with having an extra copy of Chromosome 21, leading to a set of ... Read More

Portasystemic shunt surgical

portasystemic shunt, surgical surgical venous shunt between the portal and systemic circulation to effect decompression of... Read More

Boerhaave syndrome

Boerhaave syndrome (Science: radiology) Complete, transmural laceration of oesophagus, aetiology: spontaneous (retching,... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Barretts syndrome

Barretts syndrome (Science: syndrome) chronic peptic ulceration of the lower oesophagus, which is lined by columnar... Read More

Barretts epithelium

Barretts epithelium Columnar oesophageal epithelium seen in barretts... Read More