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abnormality

 [ab″nor-mal´ĭ-te]
1. the state of being unlike the usual condition.
2. a malformation.
left atrial abnormality an atrial conduction abnormality accompanied by an enlarged left atrium; on the electrocardiogram it is seen as notched upright P waves in leads I, II, and V4 to V6, and a deep broad terminal trough in V1. See also p-mitrale.

ab·nor·mal·i·ty

(ab-nōr-mal'i-tē),
1. The state or quality of being abnormal.
2. An anomaly, deformity, malformation, impairment, or dysfunction.

abnormality

/ab·nor·mal·i·ty/ (ab″nor-mal´ĭ-te)
1. the state of being abnormal.

abnormality

[ab′nôrmal′itē]
Etymology: L, ab + norma, away from rule
a condition that differs from the usual cultural or scientifically accepted standards.

abnormality

A nonspecific term for any defect of structure or function.

ab·nor·mal·i·ty

(ab'nōr-mal'i-tē)
1. The state or quality of being abnormal; that which deviates from the norm.
2. An anomaly, deformity, malformation, impairment, or dysfunction.

abnormality

The condition of not conforming to standard recognized patterns of structure, function, behaviour or phenomenon. In some social contexts, normality is no more than a statistical concept, and may be entirely relative. What is normal in one population or group may be abnormal in another. See also ABERRATION.

ab·nor·mal·i·ty

(ab'nōr-mal'i-tē)
1. State or quality of being abnormal.
2. An anomaly, deformity, malformation, or dysfunction.

abnormality

1. the state of being unlike the usual condition.
2. a malformation.

inherited abnormality
a defect of anatomy or function acquired by the patient from its parents by way of inherited material passed through the germ cells from which the patient originated. See also inheritance.

Patient discussion about abnormality

Q. Hi, my friend is suffering from episodes of depression and abnormal behavior which disrupts his life. Hi, my friend is suffering from episodes of depression and abnormal behavior which disrupts his life. I thought that he is affecting by Bipolar. I need some help?

A. You are a good friend to care. He needs to get evaluated by a doctor. That is the one thing that will get the best care and help for your friend. Keep talking with your friend and getting things out in the open. That's the best you can do. Depression can come from repressed anger or a chemical imbalance, or a life crisis or other things. I am not a doctor or an expert on the subject, just a patient who got help from my doctor. Drinking will not help depression. It will make it worse.

Q. I have a doubt, where people suffered by bipolar have thinking about suicide. My uncle was suffered from bipolar disorder. Before 3 months he committed suicide. I have a doubt, where people suffered by bipolar have thinking about suicide.

A. Thank you for sharing with us Devontae,

Again I am sorry for your loss. Chances are that your uncle suffered with bipolar disorder for a lot longer than 3 months. Unfortunately some people wait until it is too late to seek help. It takes so much for a person to admit they have a problem and activly seek the help they need, I have the utmost respect for those who have been able to seek the help and been able to help themselves and their family. So many fall through the cracks though, being misdiagnosed or waiting until they are so far into depression or mania that they need it to end right away. Theropy and medications take time to work, there is a process involved in finding the right combination of meds and theropy, unfortunately for some that process takes too long.
I dont know what your uncle was experiencing before his passing, I hope that he is now pain free. I am praying for you and your family at this time, as well as your uncle I pray that he is now in peace.

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Our aim is to raise awareness of cardiac conditions among unborn babies to the same level as that of neurological, renal and genetic abnormalities such as Down syndrome.
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The presence of aura and white matter hyperintensities -- areas of high intensity on MRI that appear to be more common in people with migraine -- was related to the regional distribution of cortical thickness and surface area abnormalities, but not to disease duration and attack frequency.
Major ECG abnormalities were defined as Q-QS wave abnormalities, left ventricular hypertrophy, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, complete bundle branch block or intraventricular block, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, or major ST-T changes.
Further research is needed to definitely characterize the link between interstitial lung abnormalities present on chest CT and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, the most common and severe form of interstitial lung disease.
For several abnormalities, grading is based on neutrophils plus bands with the specified abnormality as a percentage of all neutrophils and bands.
The abnormalities are detected by physical examination and reconciliation of the records, data mining and electronic searches, positive pay and other internal control procedures.
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Researchers in the Netherlands assessed the prevalence of morphological (body structure) abnormalities such as differing length in limbs, broad hands or feet, prominent ears and curvature of the spine in 1073 childhood cancer patients.
began a monthly feature for the Ear, Nose and Throat Journal including a color photography or video print together with discussion of structural abnormalities of the vocal fold.