gland disease

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Noun1.gland disease - a disorder of the glands of the bodygland disease - a disorder of the glands of the body
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
hyperparathyroidism - excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis)
hypoparathyroidism - inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
hyperpituitarism - excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
Addison's disease, Addison's syndrome, hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
adenopathy - a glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue (especially of the lymph glands)
aldosteronism, hyperaldosteronism - a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone
Cushing's disease, hyperadrenalism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
Cushing's syndrome, hyperadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
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Chris Downer, Felton A: There are a number of potential causes of recurrent anal gland disease and in a lot of cases the exact cause is never fully investigated as regular emptying of the glands is relatively inexpensive and tends to prevent significant disease in animals with a predisposition to anal gland problems.
Our study especially aimed to focus on and report the long-term outcomes of a specific group other than all patients with obstructive salivary gland disease who were treated by sialendoscopy.
Therefore, the voice quality may be affected by the thyroid gland disease, and some of the symptoms that are referred to in literature regarding hypothyroidism are loss of vocal range; reduced voice frequency, especially in women; vocal fatigue; hoarseness; low voice; and decreased voice intensity [23].
Objectives: The retrosternal goiter (RSG), which can be defined by different classification and its incidence between 2% and 26% of all thyroidectomized patients, is a thyroid gland disease. Our aim was to classify RSG cases with a couple of different ways, which we have detected in computed tomography (CT) imaging of the thorax.
Though differential diagnosis of salivary gland disease (SGD) in seropositive patients would include diffuse infiltrative lymphocytosis syndrome (DILS), parotitis, intraparotid lymphadenopathy, adenoid cystic carcinoma, Kaposi sarcoma, and lymphoma; their varied clinical, radiological, and microscopic features will differentiate them from BLECs.
In case 3, the diagnosis of IgG4-related lacrimal and salivary gland disease was based on the typical organ involvement evidenced by the clinical presentation and the radiologic imaging, high IgG4 level 340 mg/dl, and biopsy findings.
The eye mask, which is manufactured in the UK, massages the meibomian glands in the eyelids in a vertical motion, resulting in the treatment and prevention of meibomian gland disease (MGD), dry eye disease and posterior blepharitis.
There is ample evidence which articulates that human milk reflects a diverse and feasible microbial community, although it is secreted by a healthy lactating mother with no signs and symptom of infection or other mammary gland disease. Somehow, variations are observed in the microbial profiling, which may be due to behavioral, environmental or genetic differences or as a consequence of methodological variation (i.e.
Aziz, "HIV-associated Salivary Gland Disease," Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol.
All patients had obstructive meibomian gland disease, characterized by extensive MG dropout, unexpressible meibomian secretions, inflamed lid margins with thickening and debris, tear instability and ocular surface epithelial damage, and without seborrheic dermatitis.
Sialolithiasis is a benign manifestation of salivary gland disease. Salivary lithiasis is characterized by the obstruction of the salivary gland or its excretory duct secondary to the formation of calcareous concretions, or sialoliths.