acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis n.
An acute, endemic form of conjunctivitis usually caused by an enterovirus and characterized by eyelid swelling, tearing, and conjunctival hemorrhages.
- Acute idiopathic polyneuritis
acute idiopathic polyneuritis acute idiopathic polyneuritis n. A neurologic syndrome, usually following certain virus infections, marked by paresthesia of the limbs and by muscular weakness or a flaccid paralysis. Also called Guillain-Barré syndrome, infectious polyneuritis, Landry-Gillain-Barré syndrome, Landry syndrome, polyradiculoneuropathy, radiculoganglionitis.
- Acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis
acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis n. Acute inflammation of the pancreas accompanied by the formation of necrotic areas on the surface of the pancreas and in the omentum and, frequently, also accompanied by hemorrhages into the substance of the gland.
- Acute inflammation
acute inflammation acute inflammation n. Inflammation having a rapid onset and coming to a crisis relatively quickly, with a clear and distinct termination. Historical Examples In acute inflammation caused by the direct action of poisonous irritants they are pronounced and highly diagnostic. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various Diffused bright-red […]
- Acute intermittent porphyria
acute intermittent porphyria acute intermittent porphyria n. See intermittent acute porphyria.