L

La Crosse encephalitis, 315 Labor. See also Pregnancy cervical incompetence, 216-219 fetopelvic disproportion and, 344-348 induction, 533

preterm, 771-775, 771b-772b Lactate dehydrogenase cirrhosis, 235

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, 738 preeclampsia, 760 Lanthanum carbonate, 464 Laparoscopy endometriosis, 320 pelvic inflammatory disease, 707 Laparotomy, ovarian cancer, 682 Large intestine cancer, 240-244 obstruction, 524-527 trauma, 5-11, 6t Laryngeal cancer, 553-556 Laryngectomy, 555 Laryngitis, 556-560, 557t Laryngoscopy, 554, 558 Laryngotracheobronchitis, 556-560, 557t Laser surgery, cervical cancer, 214 Lavage, peritoneal, 9, 718 LaVeen continuous peritoneal jugular shunt, 236

Laxatives, 270, 543

Left ventricular assist device, 187-188

Legionnaires' disease, 560-563 Leukemia acute, 563-567 chronic, 567-572 Leukocyte esterase dip test, 916 Leukotriene antagonists, 109 Leuprolide, 321, 779 Levodopa, 700 Levothyroxine, 504, 898 Lidocaine, 942 Lip, cleft, 237-240 Lipase cystic fibrosis, 263 pancreatitis, 695 Lipid excess, 447-452, 447t Lipid profile, 250 Lipoproteins high-density, 449, 450t low-density, 449, 450t Liver cirrhosis, 233-237, 234b failure, 572-576, 573f, 630t inflammation, 410-415, 411t trauma, 5-11, 6t Liver function tests, 413 Lockjaw, 883-887 Long QT syndrome, 940 Lou Gehrig's disease, 69-73 Low-density lipoproteins, 449, 450t Lugol's solution, 930 Lumbar puncture encephalitis, 316 meningitis, 607 multiple sclerosis, 634 tetanus, 885 Lungs auscultation, 42 cancer, 576-581 collapse, 110-113 failure, 630t fibrosis, 793-796 influenza, 518-520 sarcoidosis, 834-837 tuberculosis, 906-910 Lupus erythematosus, 581-585 Luteinizing hormone, 303, 730 Lyme disease, 585-588 Lymphangiography Hodgkin's disease, 427 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, 591 Lymphedema, postmastectomy, 153 Lymphocytes, T, 28

968 Index

Lymphocytic leukemia acute, 563-567 chronic, 567-572 Lymphoma Burkitt's, 590 CNS, 142-148, 144t Hodgkin's, 424-429, 425t-426t non-Hodgkin's, 589-593, 589t

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