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Dermoid Ovarian Cysts - What You Need To Know

03rd December 2008
Of all the types of ovarian cysts, dermoid cysts are the most startling and strange. They're considered a benign kind of teratoma. Teratoma is a Greek word and translates as "monster tumor". It is because of its freakishness that a lot of myths about ... Read >
Author: Marc Sandford

Information on Liposarcoma

26th September 2008
Liposarcoma also called is soft tissue sarcomas. Liposarcoma is malignant tumor that develops in fat cells in deep soft tissues such as those in the thighs or in the retroperitoneum. They are typically large, bulky tumors, which tend to have multiple smal... Read >
Author: Juliet Cohen

Ovarian Cancer Stages - What Do They Mean?

23rd July 2008
Ovarian Cancer is not as widely publicized as breast cancer, so many people are left searching online and through books for more information on symptoms, survival rates, warning signs, and stages. This article will break down the staging and explain what ... Read >
Author: Sara Daniels

Inguinal Hernia – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

13th June 2008
Inguinal hernias occur when soft tissue - usually part of the intestine - protrudes through a weak point or tear in your lower abdominal wall. The resulting bulge of this common condition can be painful - especially when you cough, bend over or lift a hea... Read >
Author: peterhutch

Complete Information on Chylous ascites

04th June 2008
Chylous ascites is a milky-appearing peritoneal fluid that is rich in triglycerides. It is due to the presence of thoracic or intestinal lymph in the abdominal cavity. It can be the result of congenital defects of the lymphatic system, inflammatory proces... Read >
Author: Juliet Cohen

Inguinal Hernia - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

01st April 2008
An inguinal hernia, or a groin hernia, is a protrusion (lump) of the small intestine or fatty tissue into the groin through a weakness or tear in the abdominal wall.When part of an organ protrudes through an abnormal opening or in an abnormal way, this is... Read >
Author: peterhutch

What is Frozen Pelvis?

23rd January 2008
Endometriosis is a growing concern among women today. Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the endometrial glands and stroma that line the uterus grows outside of the uterus. Endometriosis tissue can grow anywhere inside of the abdominal c... Read >
Author: Dr. Eric Daiter MD

Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)

21st January 2008
Women experiencing infertility may have a hysterosalpingogram (HSG) recommended to them by their doctor or infertility specialist. This is a test performed by X-ray that can help your doctor see inside of your uterus and fallopian tubes. The surrounding a... Read >
Author: Infertility Specialist

Types of abdominal wall hernias

27th March 2007
Usually, the term hernia is used when we talk about hernias of the lower torso, but it can be used for bulges in other areas too. It is known that a hernia appears when the contents of a body cavity bulge out of the area where they are normally contained.... Read >
Author: groshan fabiola

'Ectopic Pregnancy'-Uncommon, But a Perilous Complication

23rd January 2006
Even though Ectopic Pregnancy is not that common, like other complications that occur during the pregnancy, it's of importance for women who need facts surrounding pregnancy to be enlightened about it, as it is absolutely traumatic and deadly. For the ... Read >
Author: Teboho Mochaoa

Ectopic Pregnancy - A Better Understanding

01st January 2006
WHAT IS AN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY? The dictionary definition of the word 'Ectopic' is an organ or body part existing in an unusual position or form. In simple terms, an ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy, which is developing in the wrong place. An ectopic pr... Read >
Author: David Brewer
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