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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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4%) cases, the most commonly observed type of abnormality was anterior fusion between the 1st and 2nd cartilaginous ribs, with 7(30.
We found that the type of most frequent menstrual abnormality was different in tubectomized and nontubectomized groups.
Anatomical abnormalities identifiedsurgery (N=67) Anatomical abnormality n (%) * Bony abnormality 17 (25) Cervical rib 15 (22) Fused 1st and 2nd rib 2 (3) Soft-tissue abnormality 39 (58) Bands 10 (15) Abnormal muscle mass 29 (43) Brachial plexus abnormality 66 (99) Postfixed brachial plexus 41 (61) Prefixed brachial plexus 14 (21) Other brachial plexus abnormalities 11 (17) Other abnormalities 2 (3) Subclavian artery compressed lower trunk 1 (1.
CONCLUSION: ST segment depression, QTc prolongation and prominent U were the common ECG abnormalities in hemorrhagic strokes while QTc prolongation and prominent U-waves were the common ECG abnormality in ischemic stroke.
To do this, they perform actuarial risk assessments to determine the reserves needed to meet the financial risk of missed structural abnormalities, given the chance of an abnormality being missed and the magnitude of claims anticipated.
The Care technique means embryologists can establish the risk of abnormality through imaging, rather than the using the invasive procedure.
Pattern of epithelial cell abnormality in Pap smear: A clinicopathological and demographic correlation.
To achieve consistency in grading, this book defines a grading system (1+ to 4+) for several abnormalities based on the relative degree of abnormality in individual cells, the relative fraction of cells with the abnormality, or (preferably) a combination of both.
These results show that even a mild abnormality in glucose testing during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of diabetes later in life.
This may involve detailed ultrasound scanning for diagnosis or confirmation of a fetal abnormality.
The objectives of this program are to 1) determine if refuges have sites with a high frequency of abnormal frogs, 2) evaluate whether abnormality frequencies at a site are consistent within a season and among years, and 3) investigate possible causes of the abnormalities.
A Choroid plexus cysts (CPCs) are considered a "soft marker" for a gene abnormality called Edward's syndrome.