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Adnexal Tenderness

Tenderness of the ovaries palpated on pelvic exam which usually indicates ovarian cyst.

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Cervical Os

The opening in the center of the cervix which is closed except when tissue is being passed through the cervix.

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Endometriosis

Condition resulting from the appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus; cause pelvic pain.

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Gravid

The state of being pregnant.

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Gravida, Para, Abortus (G,P,A)

Gravida = # of pregnancies . Para = # of viable offspring born. Abortus = # of terminated pregnancies where induced or spontaneous.

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Hydronephrosis

Swelling/dilation of the kidney due to obstruction of the ureter, usually caused by a kidney stone.

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Nephrolithiasis

Condition marked by the presences of kidney stones

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Oopherectomy

Surgical removal of one or both of the ovaries.

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Ovarian torsion

Twisting of the ovary to such a degree the ovarian artery or vein becomes obstructed.

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Phimosis

Tightening/ narrowing of the opening of the foreskin so that it cannot be retracted.

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Pyelonephritis

Inflammation/infection on the kidneys