Medical term – Abdomen

Medical term Patient friendly definition of medical term
Abdomen – swollen Abdomen – swollen
Abdomen Crushing Stomach felt like it was being crushed
Abdomen Scan Abdomen scan
Abdominal Abscess Collection of pus in abdomen
Abdominal Adhesions Inflammation of abdomen
Abdominal aortic aneurysm A balloon-like swelling in the wall of the aorta within the abdomen
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Haemorrhage Enlargement of the lower part of the aorta with bleeding
Abdominal Aortic Bruit Noise heard over the abdomen hear with a stethoscope
Abdominal birth Abdominal birth
Abdominal bloating Feeling of tightness around abdomen
Abdominal Bruit Noise heard over the abdomen hear with a stethoscope
Abdominal Cavity Drainage Abdominal fluid removal
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Increased pressure in abdomen
Abdominal cramps Abdominal cramps
Abdominal Discomfort Abdominal discomfort
Abdominal Distension Abdominal distension
Abdominal distress Discomfort in the abdomen.
Abdominal Exploration Surgery to examine the contents of the abdomen
Abdominal fullness prematurely after meals Abdominal fullness prematurely after meals
Abdominal girth The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips.
Abdominal Haematoma Collection of blood within the abdominal wall musculature
Abdominal Hernia Abdominal hernia
Abdominal Hernia Gangrenous Abdominal hernia lead to tissue death
Abdominal Hernia Obstructive A rupture or hernia in the lumbar regions causing a blockage
Abdominal Hernia Repair Abdominal hernia repair
Abdominal Infection Abdominal infection
Abdominal Injury Abdominal injury
Abdominal Mass Localized enlargement or swelling in the human abdomen
Abdominal Neoplasm Cancer of the stomach
Abdominal Obesity Abdominal obesity
Abdominal Pain Abdominal pain
Abdominal Pain Aggravated Abdominal pain irritable
Abdominal Pain Lower Abdominal pain lower
Abdominal Pain Upper Abdominal pain upper
Abdominal pregnancy Developing embryo or fetus out of uterus
Abdominal Rebound Tenderness Abdominal rebound tenderness
Abdominal Sepsis Abdominal infection
Abdominal sounds Abdominal sounds
Abdominal Strangulated Hernia Abdominal blood supply damaged  hernia
Abdominal Tenderness Abdominal tenderness
Abdominal Wall Abscess Abdominal wall infection
Abdominal Wall Anomaly Abdominal wall defect
Abdominal Wall Cyst Abnormal membranous sac containing a gaseous, liquid, or semisolid substance  on abdominal wall
Abdominal wall defects Abdominal wall defects
Abdominal Wall Disorder Abdominal wall disorder
Abdominal Wall Haematoma Abdominal wall blood clotting
Abdominal Wall Haemorrhage Bleeding from injured abdominal organs
Abdominal Wall Infection Abdominal wall infection
Abdominal Wall Mass Abdominal wall mass
Abdominal Wall Neoplasm Soft tissue tumors of the abdominal wall
Abdominal Wall Neoplasm Malignant Cancer of abdominal wall
Abdominal Wound Dehiscence Abdominal wound ruptures
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