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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

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.

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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Factors such as twining, genetic abnormalities, deficiencies in iodine and folic acid and family history of birth defect have also been implicated in various birth malformations.
The change in the number and structure of chromosomes during cell division result in chromosomal abnormalities, which can lead to serious medical problems/ disabilities in human beings.
"The early identification of eye abnormalities enables low-vision interventions to improve visual function with important repercussions for "neurocognitive development," they" concluded.
reported abnormalities in epileptic children including brain atrophy, benign cycts, vascular abnormalities, brain tumors and increased white matter signal intensity.2
Congenital abnormalities of the ribs can be classified as numerical or structural.
Table 2 shows overall prevalence of thyroid stimulating hormone abnormalities in PLE patients.
To the best of our knowledge, there is no published abattoir information on reproductive abnormalities in female that reported the prevalence of male reproductive abnormalities in cattle in Nyagatare.
The aim of this study is to examine the first-trimester growth pattern in embryos and fetuses with structural congenital abnormalities. CRL and EV measurements of pregnancies with structural abnormalities were compared with references values of CRL and EV in uncomplicated pregnancies.
The size of the omphalocoele in patients with associated congenital abnormalities was minor in 45 (38.4%) patients and major in 50 (42.7%) patients.
Examining cells collected from the anus can detect abnormalities that may develop into anal cancer.
"Eight years after a school-based HPV vaccination program was initiated in Alberta [Canada], three-dose HPV vaccination has demonstrated early benefits, particularly against high-grade cervical abnormalities, which are more likely to progress to cervical cancer," writes study co-author Huiming Yang, MD.
It detects abnormalities in the skull and cardiac problems at a very early stage.