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#1701 2016-04-06 18:18:18

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The Answer #1102 is correct too. Excellent, bobbym!

#1103. Name the medical term / phrase -  (also known as trisomy 18 [T18]) It is a chromosomal abnormality caused by the presence of all, or part of, an extra 18th chromosome. This genetic condition almost always results from nondisjunction during meiosis. It is named after a physician, who first described the syndrome in 1960. It is the second-most common autosomal trisomy, after Down syndrome, that carries to term.


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#1702 2016-04-06 18:20:09

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#1703 2016-04-14 00:22:50

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#1104.  Name the medical term / phrase - Bruising of the flanks, the part of the body between the last rib and the top of the hip. The bruising appears as a blue discoloration, and is a sign of retroperitoneal hemorrhage, or bleeding behind the peritoneum, which is a lining of the abdominal cavity. The sign takes 24–48 hours to develop, and can predict a severe attack of acute pancreatitis. It is named after a British surgeon.


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#1704 2016-04-14 03:49:50

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#1705 2016-04-14 23:10:11

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Marvelous, bobbym! The Answer is perfect.

#1105. What is 'Cryotherapy'?


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#1706 2016-04-14 23:26:00

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#1707 2016-04-15 16:16:48

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The Answer #1105 is correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#1106. Name the medical term -  Inflammation of the internal coats of the eye. It is a possible complication of all intraocular surgeries, particularly cataract surgery, with possible loss of vision and the eye itself. Infectious etiology is the most common and various bacteria and fungi have been isolated as the cause of it. Other causes include penetrating trauma and retained intraocular foreign bodies.


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#1708 2016-04-15 18:05:44

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#1709 2016-04-16 16:26:13

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#1107. Name the medical term / phrase -  (also known as  tardive cyanosis) It is defined as the process in which a long-standing left-to-right cardiac shunt caused by a congenital heart defect (typically by a ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, or less commonly, patent ductus arteriosus) causes pulmonary hypertension and eventual reversal of the shunt into a cyanotic right-to-left shunt. Because of the advent of fetal screening with echocardiography early in life, the incidence of heart defects progressing to it has decreased.


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#1710 2016-04-16 16:40:35

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#1711 2016-04-16 23:54:36

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#1108. Name the drug : sold under the brand name Elavil among others, it is a medicine used to treat a number of mental illnesses. This includes major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder, and less commonly attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder. Other uses include prevention of migraines, treatment of neuropathic pain such as fibromyalgia and postherpetic neuralgia, and less commonly insomnia. It is taken by mouth.


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#1712 2016-04-17 02:50:51

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#1713 2017-07-19 18:34:40

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ganesh wrote:

Hi Chris2, bobbym, and Agnishom,

The Answer 'glaucoma' is correct. Splendid, Chris2 and bobbym! I haven't come across any problem/puzzle/teaser/paradox in Medicine, as far as I know. Only Questions/Answers, Agnishom.

I came across one puzzle in medicine. I have regular levels of T3 and T4 hormones, but a low level of Thyroid Simulating Hormone. Why should that be?


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#1714 2017-07-19 22:48:18

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#1715 2017-07-21 03:04:50

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Alokananda suggested that another possiblity is an autoimmune disease where some other substance emulates TSH requiring the need for actual TSH


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#1716 2017-07-21 23:15:43

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I am unable to provide a better explanation.


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#1717 2017-09-04 14:47:38

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#1109. What is 'Elephantiasis'?


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#1718 2017-09-05 21:48:37

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#1110. In medical parlance, what does the abbreviation MTP signify? (the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus from the uterus)


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#1719 2017-09-07 15:01:31

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#1111. By what other name is 'cranial nerve XI' known?


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#1720 2017-09-08 14:41:32

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#1112. What does 'ACE' inhibitor signify? (a pharmaceutical drug used primarily for the treatment of hypertension (elevated blood pressure) and congestive heart failure.)


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#1721 2017-09-10 16:51:47

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#1113. What is 'Onchocerciasis'?


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#1722 2017-09-12 00:43:23

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#1114. What is 'Oncometer'?


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#1723 2017-09-13 23:32:59

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#1115. What is 'Tomotherapy' or 'helical tomotherapy (HT)'?


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#1724 2017-09-15 14:20:52

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#1116. What is 'acrodynia'?


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#1725 2017-09-16 21:45:18

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#1117. What is conus medullaris?


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