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Cervicitis

Inflammation of the cervix

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Carcinoma of the endometrium (endometrial cancer)

Malignant tumor of the uterus

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Endometriosis

Endometrial tissue located outside the uterus

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Fibroids

Benign tumors in the uterus

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Ovarian carcinoma

Malignant tumor of the ovary (adenocarcinoma)

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Ovarian cysts

Collections of fluid within a sac in the ovary

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Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

Inflammation and infection of organs in the pelvic region; salpingitis, oophoritis, endometritis, endocervicitis

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Carcinoma of the breast (breast cancer)

Malignant tumor of the breast

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Fibrocystic disease

Numerous small sacs of fibrous connective tissue and fluid in the breast

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Abruptio placentae

Premature separation of the implanted placenta

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Choriocarcinoma

Malignant tumor of the placenta

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Ectopic pregnancy

Implantation of the fertilized egg in any site other than the normal uterine location

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Multiple gestation

More than one fetus inside the uterus

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Placenta previa

Implantation of the placenta over the cervical opening or in the lower region of the uterus

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Preeclampsia

Abnormal condition associated with pregnancy, marked by high blood pressure, proteinuria, edema, and headache

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Down syndrome

Chromosomal abnormality results in mental retardation, retarded growth, a flat face with a short nose, low set ears, and slanted eyes

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Erythroblastosis fetalis

Hemolytic disease in the newborn (HND) caused by a blood group (Rh factor) incompatibility between the mother and the fetus

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Hyaline membrane disease

Acute lung disease commonly seen in the premature newborn

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Hydrocephalus

Accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain

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Meconium aspiration syndrome

Abnormal inhalation of meconium (first stool) produced by a fetus or newborn

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Pyloric stenosis

Narrowing of the opening of the stomach to the duodenum

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Carcinoma of the cervix

Malignant cells within the cervix