Gynaecology

2017-07-27T18:11:32+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Anti-Müllerian hormone, Lactation failure, Congenital anomalies of the genitalia, Amniotic fluid, Leukorrhea, Premenstrual syndrome, Polyp (medicine), Pelvic inflammatory disease, XY gonadal dysgenesis, Hysterectomy, In vitro fertilisation, Ovarian cancer, Amenorrhoea, Cervical incompetence, Trendelenburg position, Hysteroscopy, Hormone replacement therapy (menopause), Pessary, Morning sickness, Misoprostol, Tubo-ovarian abscess, Bartholin gland carcinoma, Pelvic pain, Pediatric gynaecology flashcards Gynaecology
Click to flip
  • Anti-Müllerian hormone
    Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH), also known by , is a protein that in humans is encoded by the AMH gene.
  • Lactation failure
    Lactation failure or deficiency, also known as agalactia or agalactorrhea, as well as hypogalactia or hypogalactorrhea, is a medical condition in which lactation is insufficient or fails completely due to an inadequacy of breast milk production and/or a failure of the milk let-down reflex in response to suckling following childbirth, resulting in an inability to properly breastfeed.
  • Congenital anomalies of the genitalia
    Congenital anomaly of the genitalia is a medical term referring to any physical abnormality of the male or female internal or external genitalia present at birth.
  • Amniotic fluid
    The amniotic fluid, commonly called a pregnant woman's water or waters (Latin liquor amnii), is the protective liquid contained by the amniotic sac of a pregnant female.
  • Leukorrhea
    Leukorrhea or (leucorrhoea British English) is a thick, whitish or yellowish vaginal discharge.
  • Premenstrual syndrome
    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to physical and emotional symptoms that occur in the one to two weeks before a woman's period.
  • Polyp (medicine)
    A polyp is an abnormal growth of tissue projecting from a mucous membrane.
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
    Pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic inflammatory disorder (PID) is an infection of the upper part of the female reproductive system namely the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, and inside of the pelvis.
  • XY gonadal dysgenesis
    Swyer syndrome, or XY gonadal dysgenesis, is a type of hypogonadism in a person whose karyotype is 46,XY.
  • Hysterectomy
    Hysterectomy (from Greek ὑστέρα, hystera, "uterus" + ἐκτομή, ektomḗ, "a cutting out of") is the surgical removal of the uterus.
  • In vitro fertilisation
    In vitro fertilisation (or fertilization; IVF) is a process by which an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the body: in vitro ("in glass").
  • Ovarian cancer
    Ovarian cancer is a cancer that forms in an ovary.
  • Amenorrhoea
    Amenorrhoea (BE), amenorrhea (AmE), or amenorrhœa, is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age.
  • Cervical incompetence
    Cervical incompetence (or cervical insufficiency) is a medical condition in which a pregnant woman's cervix begins to dilate (widen) and efface (thin) before her pregnancy has reached term.
  • Trendelenburg position
    In the Trendelenburg position, the body is laid flat on the back with the feet higher than the head by 15-30 degrees, in contrast to the reverse Trendelenburg position, where the body is tilted in the opposite direction.
  • Hysteroscopy
    Hysteroscopy is the inspection of the uterine cavity by endoscopy with access through the cervix.
  • Hormone replacement therapy (menopause)
    Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in menopause is medical treatment in surgically menopausal, perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.
  • Pessary
    A therapeutic pessary is a medical device similar to the outer ring of a diaphragm.
  • Morning sickness
    Morning sickness, also called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), is a symptom of pregnancy that involves nausea or vomiting.
  • Misoprostol
    Misoprostol, sold under the brandname Cytotec among others, is a medication used to start labor, cause an abortion, prevent and treat stomach ulcers, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus.
  • Tubo-ovarian abscess
    Tubo-ovarian abscesses (TOA) are one of the late complications of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and can be life-threatening if the abscess ruptures and results in sepsis.
  • Bartholin gland carcinoma
    Bartholin gland carcinoma is an uncommon type of malignancy in the Bartholin gland that accounts for 1% of all vulvar malignant neoplasms.
  • Pelvic pain
    Pelvic pain is pain in the area of the pelvis.
  • Pediatric gynaecology
    Pediatric gynaecology or pediatric gynecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the vagina, vulva, uterus, and ovaries of infants, children, and adolescents.