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furunculosis

recurrent boil / furuncle

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coryza

irritation and inflammation of the mucous membrane inside the nose

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exophthalmos

bulging eyes

often seen in Grave's disease

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iatrogenic

of or relating to illness caused by medical examination or treatment

ex: Cushing's disease caused by cortiosteroid treatment

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sarcopenia

decreased muscle mass and strength

often found in the elderly

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medial malleolus

inner ankle bone

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neuroma

benign growth of nerve tissue

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radiculopathy

a problem at the nerve root which causes problems with numbness, weakness, or tingling along the path of the nerve

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dysarthria

a motor speech disorder resulting from neurological injury

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ectopia lentis

lens dislocation

seen in Marfan syndrome

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iridodonesis

tremulousness of iris

related to dislocation of lens

seen in Marfan syndrome

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sensitivity

( + )

true positive rate

degree to which those who have a disease test positive

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specificity

( - )

true negative rate

degree to which those who do NOT have a disease test negative

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menorrhagia

heavy menstrual bleeding with regular frequency

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metrorragia

bleeding between cycles

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menometrorrhagia

prolonged, frequent, excessive, irregular bleeding

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oligomenorrhea

infrequent, irregular
> 40 day cycles

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polymenorrhea

frequent, irregular
< 18 day cycles

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intermenstrual

variable quantity between cycles