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Scurvy

Results from a dietary deficiency of vitamin C. Symptoms related to impaired collagen synthesis. A multisystem illness caused by vitamin...
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BMI (Body mass index)

Body mass index calculated by dividing weight in kg by height in m2 or by dividing weight in lb by...
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Watermelon stomach

Known as gastric antral vascular ectasia. Causes chronic gastrointestinal bleeding and may lead to iron deficiency anemia. Associated with dilated...
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Valdecoxib (Bextra)

COX-2 inhibitor that exerts opioid analgesic sparing effects in multiple situations but associated with increased sternal wound infections, and higher...
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Eye toxicities of systemic drugs

The administration of drugs can affect all structures and functions of the eye. Adverse eye effects may be related to...
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Eye muscles

See ((Extraocular muscles))
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Anaplastic astrocytoma

1593 Anaplastic astrocytoma is a rare WHO grade III type of astrocytoma of the brain. The annual incidence rate is...
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Darbepoetin alfa (Aranesp)

Erythropoiesis stimulating protein produced in Chinese hamster ovary cells by recombinant DNA technique. A 165 amino acid protein differing from...
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Endometriosis

1753 Is the growth of endometrium outside the uterine cavity or myometrium, usually in the peritoneal cavity manifested by pelvic...
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Congenital malformations

Vast majority of congenital malformations are related to aneuploidy or abnormal embryonic development in the first 8 weeks following conception....
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