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Ectopic Pregnancy

 Definition Implantation of conceptious outside uterine cavity When Women in reproductive age present with pelvic pain and positive pregnancy test à Ectopic pregnancy until proven otherwise   Incidence 20:1000 pregnancies Increasing from 11:1000 pregnancies  
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Retroverted Uterus

The normal position of the uterus is anteverted. In this position, the uterus is concave on the side of the bladder, and bends round to sit just above and behind the bladder.   In a retroverted uterus, the uterus instead bends ‘backwards’ so that the concave side is posterior. About 20-30% of women have a retroverted uterus.   Clinical features  
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Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

THE most common cause of pathological vaginal discharge. Can be caused by an overgrowth of many types of bacteria, usually anaerobes. There is alos often a decrease in the number of lactobacilli. Not sexually transmitted   Epidemiology Affects 10% of women in the UK, but most cases are asymptomatic   Presentation  
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Chromosomal Abnormalities

Chromosomal Abnormalities Chromosomal abnormalities are a very common cause of spontaneous miscarriage. Most commonly a child with a chromosomal abnormality will not survive to birth. However, there are many cases where the child will survive, although often they have severe disability in life. The normal rate of miscarriage in the general population is 15%. Miscarriage does not become statistically significant unless one particular woman has >3 instances.  
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Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Epidemiology Very common. Prevalence: Men – 2-4% Women 3-4.5% Accounts for 1/3 of all psychiatric diagnosis Accounts for 10% of all GP consultations Closely related to depression – and many patients move between the two states. Often patients satisfy the criteria for both anxiety and depression  
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Fear Disordes - Panic, Phobia and PTSD

Fear disorders; Panic, Phobia and PTSD It is often hard to distinguish what is ‘normal’ fear, and what classifies as a psychiatric diagnosis. In practice, often these patients have symptoms of anxiety and fear, and diagnosis from GAD may be difficult.   Epidemiology Affect 3% of men and 6% of women Long duration   Aetiology  
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Eating disorders in young men 'are being overlooked' - BBC News

Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.  
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Career Advice for Women from Gastroenterologist

Lopa Mishra, Gastroenterologist at MD Anderson, shares valuable gastroenterology career guidance and life advice with girls.  
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Crohn's patient Lizzie Rose loses egg-freezing case - BBC News

A woman who has Crohn's disease loses a legal challenge against a decision to refuse her NHS funding to freeze her eggs before chemotherapy.  
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almost 8 years ago
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Why big buttocks can be bad for your health - BBC News

The lengths some women go to, to achieve what their society deems to be “beautiful”, can be harmful for their health  
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Deaths from pancreatic cancer in Europe continue to increase while rates for other cancers fall

Deaths from pancreatic cancer are predicted to increase in men and women while rates for all other cancers, except lung cancer in women, continue to decrease, says an analysis of current trends across European countries published this week.1  
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Dermatitis herpetiformis

A 28 year old woman presented with a raised, red and intensely itchy rash on the extensor surface of her elbows and buttocks, in groups of small blisters. There was no history of trauma, atopy, or recent illness. She had no gastrointestinal symptoms or change in bowel habit and had not lost weight. No major medical or surgical history was noted and she was not taking drugs on a regular basis. Owing to the appearance and location of the rash, together with pruritus, dermatitis herpetiformis was suspected.  
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A patient with rheumatoid arthritis, cryoglobulinaemia, and an “accidental” finding

A 60 year old woman, originally from Greece, was admitted after burning herself while trying to warm her legs on an electric heater. She had rheumatoid arthritis treated with methotrexate and adalimumab.  
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Breast cancer screening offers few benefits to women over 70, finds study

Extending the Netherlands’ breast cancer screening programme to include women over the age of 70 did not lead to a fall in the number of advanced stage breast cancers detected, even though the number of early stage tumours detected rose, an evaluation has found.1  
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Married women have lower risk of dying from heart disease than single women, says UK study

Women who are married or living with a partner have a similar risk of developing ischaemic heart disease to unmarried women but a substantially lower risk of dying from it, data from the Million Women cohort have shown.1  
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Chronic hypertension and pregnancy outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objective To provide an accurate assessment of complications of pregnancy in women with chronic hypertension, including comparison with population pregnancy data (US) to inform pre-pregnancy and antenatal management strategies.  
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Chronic hypertension during pregnancy

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are among the leading causes of fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality. Worldwide, 50 000 to 60 000 women die from pre-eclampsia each year, corresponding to 12% of all maternal deaths.1 2  
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Chronic hypertension during pregnancy | The BMJ

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are among the leading causes of fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality. Worldwide, 50 000 to 60 000 women die from pre-eclampsia each year, corresponding to 12% of all maternal deaths. - currently located behind a paywall. Your institution may have access through Athens/Elservier or similar.  
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