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1.

Diagnosis

The process of identifying a disease, such as cancer, from its signs and symptoms. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
8354
Concept ID:
C0011900
Finding
2.

Disease

Any abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort, dysfunction, or distress to the person affected or those in contact with the person. The term is often used broadly to include injuries, disabilities, syndromes, symptoms, deviant behaviors, and atypical variations of structure and function. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
4347
Concept ID:
C0012634
Disease or Syndrome
3.

disease

An alteration of health status resulting from a physiopathological mechanism, and having a homogeneous clinical presentation and evolution and homogeneous therapeutic possibilities. Excludes developmental anomalies. [from ORDO]

MedGen UID:
798428
Concept ID:
CN204926
Disease or Syndrome
4.

proven venom

MedGen UID:
195973
Concept ID:
C0700164
Pharmacologic Substance
5.

Malignant Neoplasm

Cancer begins in your cells, which are the building blocks of your body. Normally, your body forms new cells as you need them, replacing old cells that die. Sometimes this process goes wrong. New cells grow even when you don't need them, and old cells don't die when they should. These extra cells can form a mass called a tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer while malignant ones are. Cells from malignant tumors can invade nearby tissues. They can also break away and spread to other parts of the body. . Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for where they start. For example, lung cancer starts in the lung, and breast cancer starts in the breast. The spread of cancer from one part of the body to another is called metastasis. Symptoms and treatment depend on the cancer type and how advanced it is. Most treatment plans may include surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. Some may involve hormone therapy, biologic therapy, or stem cell transplantation. . NIH: National Cancer Institute.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
14297
Concept ID:
C0006826
Neoplastic Process
6.

Mesothelioma

The tissue that lines your lungs, stomach, heart, and other organs is called mesothelium. Mesothelioma is a tumor of that tissue. It usually starts in the lungs, but can also start in the abdomen or other organs. It can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer.). Malignant mesothelioma is a rare but serious type of cancer. Most people who get it have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. After being exposed to asbestos, it usually takes a long time for the disease to form. Symptoms include: -Trouble breathing. -Pain under the rib cage. -Pain, swelling, or lumps in the abdomen. -Weight loss for no known reason. Sometimes it is hard to tell the difference between malignant mesothelioma and lung cancer. Your doctor uses imaging tests and a biopsy to make the diagnosis. Malignant mesothelioma is often found when it is advanced. This makes it harder to treat. Treatment may include surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. NIH: National Cancer Institute.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
9975
Concept ID:
C0025500
Neoplastic Process
7.

Poor prognosis

MedGen UID:
548766
Concept ID:
C0278252
Finding
8.

Fanconi anemia, complementation group E

Fanconi anemia (FA) is characterized by physical abnormalities, bone marrow failure, and increased risk of malignancy. Physical abnormalities, present in 60%-75% of affected individuals, include one or more of the following: short stature; abnormal skin pigmentation; malformations of the thumbs, forearms, skeletal system, eyes, kidneys and urinary tract, ears (and decreased hearing), heart, gastrointestinal system, central nervous system; hypogonadism; and developmental delay. Progressive bone marrow failure with pancytopenia typically presents in the first decade, often initially with thrombocytopenia or leukopenia. By age 40 to 50 years, the estimated cumulative incidence of bone marrow failure is 90%; the incidence of hematologic malignancies (primarily acute myeloid leukemia) 10%-30%; and of nonhematologic malignancies (solid tumors, particularly of the head and neck, skin, GI tract, and genital tract) 25%-30%. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
463628
Concept ID:
C3160739
Disease or Syndrome
9.

Pleural mesothelioma

A neoplasm that arises from the mesothelial cells of the pleura. The primary cause is exposure to asbestos. The major histologic variants are the epithelioid malignant mesothelioma, desmoplastic malignant mesothelioma, and sarcomatoid malignant mesothelioma. Patients present with persistent cough and shortness of breath. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
237179
Concept ID:
C1377913
Neoplastic Process
10.

Mesothelial Neoplasm

Neoplasms composed of tissue of the mesothelium, the layer of flat cells, derived from the mesoderm, which lines the body cavity of the embryo. In the adult it forms the simple squamous epithelium which covers all true serous membranes (peritoneum, pericardium, pleura). The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in these organs. (From Dorland, 27th ed) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
811450
Concept ID:
C3714739
Neoplastic Process
11.

Epithelial Neoplasm

neoplasm of epithelial origin, ranging from benign (adenoma and papilloma) to malignant (carcinoma). [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
277963
Concept ID:
C1368683
Neoplastic Process
12.

Mesothelial Neoplasm

MedGen UID:
104923
Concept ID:
C0206714
Neoplastic Process
13.

Salivary Gland Monomorphic Adenoma

A benign epithelial neoplasm arising from the salivary glands. It is characterized by the presence of a monomorphic cellular infiltrate. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
64421
Concept ID:
C0205649
Neoplastic Process
14.

Microcystic Adenoma

A benign epithelial neoplasm characterized by a microcystic pattern. The cystic spaces are lined by small cuboidal cells without evidence of significant cytologic atypia. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
64420
Concept ID:
C0205648
Neoplastic Process
15.

Interstitial pneumonia

MedGen UID:
61507
Concept ID:
C0206061
Disease or Syndrome
16.

Follicular adenoma

MedGen UID:
61429
Concept ID:
C0205647
Neoplastic Process
17.

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease is the name for a large group of diseases that inflame or scar the lungs. The inflammation and scarring make it hard to get enough oxygen. The scarring is called pulmonary fibrosis. Breathing in dust or other particles in the air are responsible for some types of interstitial lung diseases. Specific types include: -Black lung disease among coal miners, from inhaling coal dust. -Farmer's lung, from inhaling farm dust. -Asbestosis, from inhaling asbestos fibers. -Siderosis, from inhaling iron from mines or welding fumes. -Silicosis, from inhaling silica dust. Other causes include autoimmune diseases or occupational exposures to molds, gases, or fumes. Some types of interstitial lung disease have no known cause. Treatment depends on the type of exposure and the stage of the disease. It may involve medicines, oxygen therapy, or a lung transplant in severe cases.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
60064
Concept ID:
C0206062
Disease or Syndrome
18.

Trabecular Adenoma

A benign epithelial neoplasm characterized by the presence of a trabecular glandular architectural pattern. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
60000
Concept ID:
C0205651
Neoplastic Process
19.

Papillary adenoma

An adenoma characterized by the presence of papillary epithelial patterns. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
59999
Concept ID:
C0205650
Neoplastic Process
20.

Occupational disorder

Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
45175
Concept ID:
C0028797
Disease or Syndrome

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