- Lobstein's disease
Osteogenesis imperfecta type I. An inherited, generalized connective tissue disorder featuring bone fragility and blue sclerae (blue whites of the eyes). The classic mild form of “brittle bone disease.” It is a dominant trait with males and females affected. One copy of the mutant gene is sufficient to cause the disease. Clinically it is characterized […]
- Lobular carcinoma of the breast, infiltrating
The second most common invasive breast cancer. Infiltrating lobular carcinoma starts in the lobules, the glands that secrete milk, and then infiltrates surrounding tissue. Lobular carcinoma can occur in more than one site in the breast or in both breasts at the same time (a bilateral lobular carcinoma).
- Local therapy
In the context of cancer, treatment that affects cells in the tumor and the area close to it. Also known as local treatment.
- Local treatment
Treatment that affects the tumor and the area close to it.
The fluid that is discharged from the vagina for a week or so after childbirth. At first the lochia is primarily blood, followed by a more mucousy fluid that contains dried blood, and finally a clear-to-yellow discharge.