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Stenosis, Spinal Causes, Symptoms and Treatment and Related Disorders
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Stenosis, pulmonary: The pulmonary valve is too tight so that the flow of blood from the right ventricle of the heart into the pulmonary artery is impeded. This means the right ventricle must pump harder than normal to overcome the obstruction.

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1. Stricture of the lacrimal duct.

Spinal stenosis
The pathway in the human body in which the spinal cord and nerves run through is called the spinal canal. When the spinal canal narrows it will increase the pressure that is put on the nerves.

Aortic stenosis
The aorta is the main artery carrying blood out of the heart. When blood leaves the heart, it flows through the aortic valve, into the aorta. In aortic stenosis, the aortic valve does not open fully.

Spinal stenosis
Alternate Names : Pseudo-claudication, Central spinal stenosis, Foraminal spinal stenosis
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Mitral Stenosis-Child
(Mitral Valve Stenosis-Child)
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Aortic Stenosis
The most common cause of aortic stenosis is age-associated degeneration and calcification of the aortic valve, which often causes symptoms in elderly patients.

Aortic stenosis
Aortic stenosis is the abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve. Symptoms include breathlessness, fainting, coughing at night and pains in the chest (from angina). Treatment includes medications and surgery.

Meatal Stenosis
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In boys the meatus is the opening through which urine passes. Sometimes, particularly in circumcised boys, irritation of the tip of the penis causes scar tissue to form around the meatus, making it smaller.

Spinal Stenosis Guide
Cary Cook BSN RN
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Mitral Stenosis -- Adult
Mitral Stenosis -- Adult
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Aortic Stenosis
Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors
Symptoms & Signs
Diagnosis & Tests
Prevention & Expectations
Treatment & Monitoring
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Meatal Stenosis
Sometimes the opening of the penis where urine passes can become blocked and can cause various problems with urination. The following information should help you understand this condition and how it can be treated.

Spinal stenosis fundamentals
With age, the spinal canal - located in the lower back - can narrow, resulting in spinal stenosis. The narrowing process, which is gradual, reduces the space available for the spinal cord and nerves.

Pyloric stenosis: Treatment
Pyloric stenosis is considered to be a medical emergency. Immediate treatment requires replacement of fluid loss, electrolytes, and acid-base imbalance. Correction needs to be done and this involves surgery.

Pyloric stenosis can contribute to:
malnutrition: food does not move into the small intestine where it would normally be digested and used by the body ...

Aortic Stenosis - Side effects
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What side effects did you have with your aortic stenosis?

When stenosis occurs in the lower back, it is called lumbar spinal stenosis. It often results from the normal aging process. As people age, the soft tissues and bones in the spine may harden or become overgrown.

Dacryostenosis, or stenosis of the tear duct, is a congenital blockage of the tear duct, occurring in approximately 5% of babies.

Mitral stenosis is a heart valve disorder that involves the mitral valve. This valve separates the upper and lower chambers on the left side of the heart. Stenosis refers to a condition in which the valve does not open fully, restricting blood flow.

Aortic stenosis (AS) is narrowing of the aortic valve obstructing blood flow from the left ventricle to the ascending aorta during systole.

Aortic stenosis may be present from birth (congenital), or it may develop later in life (acquired). Children with aortic stenosis may have other congenital conditions.

Mitral stenosis in people of all ages is treatable. Treatment depends on the severity and progression of your condition and signs and symptoms. If the condition is severe enough, you may need heart surgery to repair or replace the valve.

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and pinches the nerves, resulting in back and leg pain.

Aortic stenosis refers to a condition that causes obstruction to blood flow between the left ventricle and the aorta.

Aortic stenosis means that when the aortic valve opens, it does not open fully. It is narrowed (stenosed) when it is open. Therefore, there is a partial restriction of blood flow from the left ventricle into the aorta.

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the open spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on your spinal cord and the nerves that travel through the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs most often in the neck and lower back.

Severe stenosis in newborns causes signs and symptoms of:
cyanosis (bluish tinge to skin color)
pale, cool or clammy skin
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Mitral stenosis restricts the flow of blood into your left ventricle and your aortic stenosis restricts the flow of blood out of your ventricle, causing the ventricle itself to become small and stiff, with thickened walls.

Pyloric stenosis is a condition that develops in babies in the first few weeks after they are born. It means that part of the baby's digestive system has narrowed, so milk can't get out of the stomach to be digested.

Tracheal stenosis occurs because of damage to endotracheal tissue that causes cicatricial stenosis.
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Pulmonary stenosis
Pulmonary stenosis
In pulmonary stenosis, the flow of blood from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery is obstructed by narrowing at the pulmonary valve. The greater the constriction, the harder the right ...

Aortic valve stenosis can occur because of a birth defect in the formation of the valve. Calcium deposits may form on the valve with aging, causing the valve to become stiff and narrow. Stenosis can also occur as a result of rheumatic fever.

Renal artery stenosis is the narrowing of one or both renal arteries. 'Renal' means 'kidney' and 'stenosis' means 'narrowing.

Aortic valve stenosis means that this valve has narrowed, and it can't open all the way. The heart has to work harder to pump blood through the smaller opening. The heart can do this for many years, but over time it gets worn out.

Mitral Valve Stenosis
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The heart is a beating muscle that pumps blood throughout the body. Inside the heart, four valves direct blood flow in the appropriate path.

Laryngotracheal stenosis (Laryngo-: Glottic Stenosis; Subglottic Stenosis; Tracheal: narrowings at different levels of the windpipe) is a more accurate description for this condition when compared, ...

Sciatica, pain that runs down the buttock and leg due to compression of a nerve in the lower back
Spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal column causing pressure on the spinal cord and nerves ...

Congenital Aortic Stenosis
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Elastin (ELN)
Williams Syndrome
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Supravalvar aortic stenosis (usually membranous) sometimes associated with pulmonary valvular or peripheral arterial stenosis but with normal facies and mentality; autosomal dominant inheritance.
Compare: Williams syndrome.

Lumbar spinal canal stenosis is not the same as a ruptured disk. A ruptured or "herniated" disk usually pinches 1 or 2 nerves at a time. The pain caused by a ruptured disk in the lumbar spine is usually easy to diagnose and is known as sciatica.

View symptom groups below that present with DACRYOSTENOSIS
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Stenosis is cardiac disorder in which one or multiple valves of the heart are narrow.

The narrowing or constriction of a blood vessel or valve in the heart.
A disease of the heart muscle that causes it to lose its pumping strength.

Stenosis - The opening of the valve is too narrow, and this interferes with the forward flow of blood
Regurgitation - The valve doesn't close properly. It leaks, sometimes causing a significant backflow of blood.

stenosis (narrowing) - if the aortic valve becomes narrowed and obstructs the blood flowing through it, or
regurgitation (leaking) - if the aortic valve leaks and blood flows back through the it into the left ventricle.

Stenosis: Constriction of a passage. Used typically when there is a narrowing of a valve opening (for example, mitral valve stenosis) or of a blood vessel.
Syncope: A brief loss of consciousness caused by temporary lack of oxygenated blood.

Stenosis (or narrowing of the valve). The valve(s) opening becomes narrowed, limiting the flow of blood out of the ventricles or atria.

Stenosis: Valve stenosis is when a heart valve does not open fully to allow adequate flow of blood.
Stent: A short tube of metal mesh inserted at the part of the artery which is to be widened by coronary angioplasty.

stenosis, pl. stenoses (sten-O-sis, sten-O-sEs)
An abnormal narrowing of any canal; for example, a narrowing of one of the cardiac valves.
Narrowing of an opening or passageway in the body.

stenosis: Abnormal constriction or narrowing in an opening or passageway of an organ or body part.
stratum corneum: Outermost or horny layer of the epidermis.

A swelling, constriction or narrowing of a duct or passage. See PV Stenosis.
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(Stenosis, Aortic-Child; AS-Child)
by Michelle Badash, MS and Rebecca J. Stahl, MA
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Restenosis of a Stent-Widened Coronary Artery
The illustration shows the restenosis of a stent-widened coronary artery. In
figure A, the expanded stent compresses plaque, allowing normal blood flow.

The recurrence of a blood vessel blockage after it was intervened upon (usually seen in vessels after stenting, atherectomy, or balloon angioplasty procedures).

The term that describes the re-narrowing or re-blockage of an artery after it has been opened via angioplasty.

Valve Stenosis, Aortic
Constriction in the opening of the aortic valve or of the supravalvular or subvalvular regions.
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Spinal Stenosis
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is located within the backbone. It is a small space that holds the nerve roots and spinal cord.

Spinal stenosis - a condition that causes a narrowing of the canal that holds the spinal cord and many nerve roots. This may cause pressure on the sciatic nerve.

Airway Stenosis (Laryngotracheal Stenosis)
A narrowing of the airway can lead to wheezing, hoarseness and shortness of breath.
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Mitral Stenosis
Related Terms
Narrowing of Mitral Valve
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aortic stenosis
etk ste nss noun a condition in which the aortic valve is narrow caused by rheumatic fever
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Spinal Stenosis
Also called lumbar spinal stenosis, this condition is characterized by the abnormal narrowing of the upper or lower spinal canal. This narrowing puts pressure on the spinal cord and the sciatic nerve roots.
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Mitral Stenosis
This is a narrowing of the opening in the mitral valve. It restricts blood flow through your heart.
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Aortic stenosis (AS). In AS, the aortic valve between the left ventricle and the aorta did not form properly and is narrowed. This makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood to the body.

Aortic stenosis accounts for approximately 5 percent of all CHD. Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve. The aorta is the large artery that supplies oxygen-rich blood to the body.

Mitral Stenosis (MS):
Heard best towards the axilla
Can be accentuated by having the patient role onto their left side while you listen with the bell of your sthethescope.

Spinal stenosis: the narrowing of the spinal canal, through which the spinal cord and spinal nerves run.

Pyloric stenosis
The scarring around a patient's duodenal ulcer sometimes obstructs his pylorus, especially if he does not have his earlier ulcer symptoms treated. He may come to you saying that he has been vomiting for days or weeks.

Pyloric Stenosis
(py-LOR-ik stuh-NOH-sis) A narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine.
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Stenosis (tightness) happens when the leaflets do not open wide enough and only a small amount of blood can flow through the valve. Stenosis occurs when the leaflets thicken, stiffen, or fuse together.

A narrowing of an artery.
Stress Test
Reveals how well the heart functions during exercise. See the Diagnostic Tests page for more information.

A constriction or narrowing of a duct or passage; a stricture. [Heritage]
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Stenosis, Mitral Valve
Stents for Heart Attack and Unstable Angina
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Stenosis - The narrowing or constriction of an opening, such as a blood vessel or heart valve.
Stethoscope - An instrument for listening to sounds within the body.

STENOSIS: narrowing or tightening of an opening or passage in the body.
STEROID: a family of substances that share a similar chemical structure, including certain hormones (e.g., testosterone) and various drugs.

Aortic Stenosis - Symptoms, Treatment Of Aortic Valve Stenosis
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spinal stenosis
herniated discs
Correction of spinal deformities, including: ...

Spinal stenosis (a narrowing of the spinal canal that presses on the spinal cord or nerves)
Spondylitis (infection or inflammation of the spinal joints)
Sprains and strains due to overuse or injury, such as a muscle spasm ...

aortic stenosis
A stiffening of the aortic valve (the valve between the left ventricle and the aorta).
pulmonary stenosis
A stiffening of the pulmonary (or pulmonic) valve (the valve between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery).

Aortic stenosis
Coronary artery disease
Heart enlargement
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Pyloric stenosis is a serious condition. Pyloroplasty is often necessary to treat it.
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Pyloric stenosis will need to be corrected by surgery, and recovery will be complete. Vomiting in a child under four can also be due to intussusception where one part of the bowel is telescoped into another.

Carotid stenosis, X-ray of the left artery
Carotid stenosis, X-ray of the right artery
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Pyloric stenosis is an obstruction in the intestine due to a larger-than-normal size of the muscle fibers of the pylorus (lower stomach opening).

Pyloric stenosis: Pyloric stenosis is a rare condition that occurs when babies are born with abnormally large muscles at the opening at the bottom of the stomach (pylorus). The pylorus connects the stomach to the small intestine.

cervical stenosis (a cervix that is very narrow or closed)
abnormal cervical mucus
cervicitis, which is inflammation or infection of the cervix
In rare cases, a woman's body is allergic to sperm and destroys it.

Cervical stenosis is a blockage of the cervical canal from either a congenital defect or from complications of surgical procedures.
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Carotid stenosis: Abnormal narrowing of the carotid artery, often a preamble to a stroke.

Renal Artery Stenosis
Coronary Angioplasty And Rotablator Atherectomy Trial; Coronary Artery Risk Assessment And Treatment ...

Renal artery stenosis (narrowing of the arteries leading to your kidneys)
Adrenal gland disease (Cushing's disease) or adrenal tumors
Kidney disease
Preeclampsia (hypertension and increased urine protein levels sometimes caused by pregnancy) ...

Lumbar canal stenosis (LCS) is the narrowing of the spinal canal or the tunnels through which nerves and other structures communicate with that canal.
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I have spinal stenosis in my neck along with bone spurs. I am 35 yrs. old. Pain management helped me a lot. I had an RFA done over a year ago and have been pretty much pain free.

Fixed coronary stenosis
Acute plaque change (rupture, hemorrhage)
Coronary artery thrombosis ...

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Definition When aortic valve stenosis occurs, the aortic valve, located between the aorta and left ventricle of the heart, is narrower than normal size.

A gamma camera measures the dye and generates an image of the biliary system and gallbladder Biliary Stenosis Narrowing or constriction of a bile duct Biliary Stricture A narrowing of the biliary tract from scar tissue.

Stenosis obstruction or narrowing of a passage. Coronary stenosis refers specifically to obstruction or narrowing of a coronary artery, which supplies blood to the heart muscle (myocardium). Steroid a molecule related to cholesterol.

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