malignant disease


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malignant disease

[mə′līg·nənt di′zēz]
(medicine)
Any disease that endangers the life of an individual over a short period of time, especially cancer.
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But a malignant disease, more fatal than the smallpox, broke out among the soldiers and sailors, and destroyed the greater part of them.
Krook's and bears off the body of our dear brother here departed to a hemmed-in churchyard, pestiferous and obscene, whence malignant diseases are communicated to the bodies of our dear brothers and sisters who have not departed, while our dear brothers and sisters who hang about official back-stairs--would to heaven they HAD departed
Yahia Omar, radiologist and head of the spectral analysis unit at Misr Radiology Centre (MRC), said that the latest scientific research on prostate tumours involves the use of radioactive gallium, which helps the early detection of the malignant disease in stages that could not be radiographed before, and then selecting the best way for curing and starting appropriate treatment before the spread and development of the tumour.
The recent expansion of the truFreeze label and the release of the Rapid AV Catheter includes the ablation of Barrett's Esophagus with high grade dysplasia and/or low grade dysplasia in addition to the ablation of malignant disease using a single device.
Many benign and malignant disease processes are found concurrently with BC and believed to be additional risk factors like gall bladder stones (cholelithiasis), hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cerebrovascular lesions, arthritis, spine and spinal cord degenerative lesions, infertility, depression, sleep disturbances, obesity, autoimmune diseases (SLE), and thyroid diseases.
NONWHITE ORGAN TRANSPLANT recipients (OTRs) are more likely to present with inflammatory or infectious conditions after transplantation, while white transplant recipients more commonly present with malignant disease, new research suggests.
10] However, since facial nerve palsy is related to a malignant disease in our case, no forms of heat therapy were performed.
The malignant disease group included patients with metastatic thyroid carcinoma, metastatic squamous cell carcinoma, and metastatic adenocarcinoma.
A cursory examination of the list may create the impression that SA enjoys the unique privilege of having been spared the increase in the incidence of malignant disease seen in the rest of the world.
The study included 110 patients who underwent thyroidectomy for benign or malignant disease in 2013.
The event is the fruit of strenuous efforts aimed at combating this malignant disease, she pointed out, affirming that the ministry harnesses all capabilities for the service of the people.
It's no secret that in recent years we have witnessed an increase in the number of infected prisoners, especially those with malignant disease.

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