Flashcards in Female Reproductive Pathology and Tests Deck (48)
carcinoma of the cervix
malignant cells within the cervix (cervical cancer)
human papillomavirus (HPV)
the most important cause of and risk factor for cervical cancer
radical (complete) hysterectomy
the entire uterus with ligaments, supportive tissues, and the top one third of the vagina are removed
inflammation of the cervix
carcinoma of the endometrium (endometrial cancer)
malignant tumor of the uterus (adenocarcinoma)
endometrial tissue located outside the uterus
fibroids (aka leiomyomata or leiomyomas)
benign tumors in the uterus
malignant tumor of the ovary
collections of fluid within a sac (cyst) in the ovary
pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
inflammation and infection of organs in the pelvic region; salpingitis, oophoritis, endometritis, endocervicitis
carcinoma of the breast
malignant tumor of the breast (arising from milk glands and ducts)
numerous small sacs of fibrous connective tissue and fluid in the breast
premature separation of the implanted placenta.
malignant tumor of the placenta
implantation of the fertilized egg in any site other than the normal uterine location
more than one fetus inside the uterus
implantation of the placenta over the cervical opening or in the lower region of the uterus.
abnormal condition associated with pregnancy, marked by high blood pressure, proteinuria, edema, and headache
a system of scoring an infant's physical condition 1 and 5 minutes after birth. Heart rate, respiration, color, muscle tone, and response to stimuli are rated 0, 1, or 2.
chromosomal abnormality (trisomy 21) results in mental retarded growth, a flat face with a short nose, low-set ears, and slanted eyes.
hemolytic disease in the newborn (HND) caused by a blood group (Rh factor) incompatibility between the mother and the fetus.
hyaline membrane disease (aka respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn RDS)
acute lung disease commonly seen in the premature newborn.
accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain
meconium aspiration syndrome
abnormal inhalation of meconium (first stool) produced by a fetus or newborn
narrowing of the opening of the stomach to the duodenum
microscopic examination of stained cells removed from the vagina and cervix
blood or urine test to detect the presence of hCG
X-ray imaging of the uterus and fallopian tubes after injection of contrast material
x-ray imaging of the breast