NCCN Informed Consent Language (ICL) Database


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abdomen enlarged abdominal swelling General Risk Language
abdominal cramps stomach cramps, pain in the abdomen due to cramping cramps in the abdomen General Risk Language
abdominal discomfort abdominal pain General Risk Language
abdominal distention feeling of fullness and tightness in the abdomen, bloating abdominal swelling General Risk Language
abdominal fullness feeling of fullness General Risk Language
abdominal pain abdominal pain General Risk Language
abdominal tenderness abdominal tenderness General Risk Language
abnormal coordination loss of coordination General Risk Language
abnormal gait difficulty walking General Risk Language
Abnormal Glomerular filtration rate An abnormal kidney function test which may indicate that your kidneys are not working properly. When the kidneys do not work properly, wastes can build up in your blood, leading to swelling in the arms and legs, tiredness and weakness. This could become severe, requiring hospitalization and dialysis to clean the wastes out of your blood. If the wastes are not removed from your blood, this could cause seizures and be life threatening. abnormal kidney test (possible kidney damage) General Risk Language
Abnormal kidney function tests Abnormal kidney function tests, which means the kidneys aren’t working properly. When the kidneys do not work properly, wastes can build up in your blood, leading to swelling in the arms and legs, tiredness and weakness. This could become severe, requiring hospitalization and dialysis to clean the wastes out of your blood. If the wastes are not removed from your blood, this could cause seizures and be life threatening. abnormal kidney test (possible kidney damage) General Risk Language
abnormal lipoprotein patterns unusual changes in how fat is carried in the blood General Risk Language
abnormal liver function test increased liver enzyme, abnormal LFT Abnormally high levels of enzymes produced by the liver meaning that your liver is not functioning properly and can cause fatigue, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes). Although this is usually mild and reversible, this can be serious or life threatening. abnormal liver test (possible liver damage) General Risk Language
abnormal menses changes to the menstrual cycle General Risk Language
abnormal renal function decreased kidney function General Risk Language
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