inflammatory disease

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Noun1.inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
NEC, necrotizing enterocolitis - an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow
gastroenteritis, intestinal flu, stomach flu - inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
pelvic inflammatory disease, PID - inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
empyema - a collection of pus in a body cavity (especially in the lung cavity)
pleurisy - inflammation of the pleura of the lungs (especially the parietal layer)
pyelitis - inflammation of the renal pelvis
pharyngitis, raw throat, sore throat - inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
angina - any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
arthritis - inflammation of a joint or joints
acne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
urinary tract infection - any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tract
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Perricone explains that acne is not simply a teenage problem but an inflammatory disease that can start and persist long after adolescence.
A: Over the past 15 years, molecular biology has taught us that atherosclerosis--or hardening of the arteries--is very much an inflammatory disease, the same way that arthritis and lupus are inflammatory diseases.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Sexually transmitted disease Tubal infertility Chlamydia trachomatis Ectopic pregnancy
In addition to conditions such as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia that afflict HIV-infected people of both genders, women suffer gender-specific manifestations of HIV disease, such as recurrent vaginal yeast infections and pelvic inflammatory disease.
Uveitis is an inflammatory disease affecting the uvea.
The just-discovered otulipenia is a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease that causes fever, skin rashes, diarrhea, and joint pain in young children, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., who also have identified anti-inflammatory treatments that ease some of the patients' symptoms and overall failure to grow or thrive.
No single test has adequate sensitivity and specificity to reliably identify pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and thus help to spare women serious sequelae, including infertility (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, based on systematic reviews of cohort studies and individual cohort studies).
Inflammatory disease of the vascular bed of the lung is a major cause of illness and death for both adults and children.
Women who have had pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can reduce their risk of its recurrence if they use condoms consistently.
Before one is diagnosed with endometriosis, it is important to distinguish between this and other diseases, such as the rotating, twisting or turning of ovarian cysts or chronic Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID).
Moreover, immediate insertion does not drastically increase rates of perforation and pelvic inflammatory disease, the investigators said, Data from two of the largest and best designed studies showed that perforation occurred at a rate of approximately 1 per 1,000 insertions at the end of a 2-year follow-up period.

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