cachexy


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Synonyms for cachexy

any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease

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coli Macroscopic aspect gene iss (a) gene stx (b) 4A No alteration + - 5A No alteration + - 36A No alteration + - 41A No alteration + - 43A No alteration + + 44A No alteration + - 2B No alteration + - 5B No alteration + - 37B No alteration + - 38B No alteration + + 39B No alteration + - 42B No alteration + - 15C No alteration + - 21C No alteration + - 42C No alteration + - 32 No alteration + - 35 No alteration + - 46 No alteration + + 24A Salmonella septicemia + - 30C Salmonella septicemia + - 31C Salmonella septicemia + - 48A Ascitis + - 48B Ascitis + - 52B Cachexy + - 54B Cachexy + - 60A Colibacillosis + - 55B Colibacillosis + - (a) Increased serum survival gene.
Physical examination on admission revealed fever (38.9[degrees]C), altered sensorium, cachexy, diffuse petechial rash, hepatosplenomegaly, dispnea and bilateral diffuse pulmonary crackles.
DISTRIBUTION OF PATIENTS BY CLINICAL FEATURES, N=183 Main Comparative Clinical forms group group Solitary polyps 33 19 Multiple polyps 18 27 Diffuse polyposis 43 28 Out of them Peutz-Jeghers syndrome 9 2 Malignant polyposis 8 7 Distal part of intestine 70 65 Left side 12 6 Subtotal 3 4 Total 17 6 Villous polyps 14 9 Adenomatous 35 22 Adenopapillomatous 27 18 Hyperplastic 10 11 Proliferative 5 9 Cancer in situ 11 13 Complications Posthemorragic anemia 22 31 Cachexy 7 2 Strictures 6 3 Chronic colonic ileus 7 11 Malignization 10 5 Toxic dilatation of colon 2 1 Acute colonic ileus (intussusception) 3 5 Bleeding from rectum 35 32 Colonic perforation 1 1 TABLE 3.
The extreme mental depression and the unconquerable longing for home soon produce a state of cachexy, loss of appetite, derangement of the assimilative functions, and, finally, disease of the abdominal viscera,--in fact, the objective phenomena of the typhoid state....
With some people the spleen increases in volume through the action of this humour, as a result of which cachexy and dropsies ensue.