complication

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obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving aeroembolism , air embolism , gas embolism
final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work denouement
now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles eczema vaccinatum , Kaposi's varicelliform eruption
inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face ENL , erythema nodosum leprosum
syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases nephrosis , nephrotic syndrome
painful pus filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues; usually a complication of tonsillitis peritonsillar abscess , quinsy
complication of a strep infection causing arthritis and heart problems rheumatic fever
adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery of as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness synechia
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