Uterine fibroids are benign (noncancerous) growths of the muscular wall of the uterus. The growths, which may be solitary or multiple in number, range from the size of a pea to the size of a mass that can fill the entire abdomen and pelvis.
Thalassemia, also known as Mediterranean Anemia, Cooley's Anemia or Homozygous Beta Thalassemia, is a group of inherited disorders in which there is a fault in the production of hemoglobin (oxygen-carrying pigment found in red blood cells).
Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis (SBE) is a bacterial infection that produces growths on the endocardium (the cells lining the inside of the heart).
Metastasis is a secondary malignant tumor - one that has spread from a primary site to affect other parts of the body. A metastasis in the liver may arise, for example, as a result of the spread of a cancer from another part of the body (e.g., colon).
This is an operation in which cardiac surgeons remove part of the blood vessel (graft) from somewhere else in the body, and attach it to a narrowed or blocked coronary artery so the heart muscle ordinarily supplied by that coronary artery can be nourished again.
Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease characterized by a metabolic imbalance resulting from overproduction of thyroid hormones (thyrotoxicosis).