Ectasia

Ectasia

Dilation or distention of a tubular structure. It occurs as part of a pathophysiological process.

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Other articles related to "ectasia":

Duct Ectasia Of Breast
... Duct ectasia of the breast or (mammary duct ectasia) or (Plasma cell mastitis) is a condition in which the lactiferous duct becomes blocked or clogged ... Mammary duct ectasia can mimic breast cancer ... Duct ectasia syndrome is a synonym for nonpuerperal mastitis but the term has also been occasionally used to describe special cases of fibrocystic diseases, mastalgia or as a wastebasket ...
Duct Ectasia Of Breast - Duct Ectasia Syndrome
... The term duct ectasia syndrome has been used to describe symptoms of nonpuerperal mastitis, possibly associated with nipple inversion and nipple discharge ... recurrent subareolar abscess is merely a variant of duct ectasia syndrome - abscessation would be obviously more frequent with this definition ... Duct ectasia syndrome has been associated with histopathological findings that are distinct from a simple duct widening ...
Marfan Syndrome - Signs and Symptoms - Central Nervous System
... Dural ectasia, the weakening of the connective tissue of the dural sac encasing the spinal cord, though not life-threatening, can reduce the quality of life for an individual ... Dural ectasia is usually not visible on an X-ray in the early phases ... Dural ectasia that has progressed to the point of causing these symptoms would appear in an upright MRI image as a dilated pouch wearing away at the lumbar vertebrae ...
Ectasia - Specific Conditions
... Duct ectasia of breast, a dilated milk duct ... Duct ectasia syndrome is a synonym for nonpuerperal (unrelated to pregnancy and breastfeeding) mastitis ... Dural ectasia, dilation of the dural sac surrounding the spinal cord, usually in the very low back ...
Dan Reinstein - Peer-Reviewed Publications
... of collagen cross-linking treatment after corneal ectasia ... of residual stromal thickness prediction to reduce the risk of ectasia after LASIK, part II Quantifying population risk ... stromal thickness prediction to reduce the risk of ectasia after LASIK, part I Quantifying individual risk ...