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Prurigo nodularis - treatment

Prurigo nodularis - treatment

Prurigo is a chronic condition in which lesions, typically papules or nodules, that itch intensely erupt on the SKIN. The lesions may occur anywhere on the body, though typically form in locations that allow scratching. Because the cause of prurigo, also called prurigo nodularis, remains unknown, dermatologists do not

Thrombocythemia - definition, symptoms, causes and treatment

What is Thrombocythemia and Definition A condition of the BLOOD in which the body overproduces platelets (also called thrombocytes), resulting in dysfunctional COAGULATION. Thrombocythemia, also called thrombocytosis, is a myeloproliferative disorder that can be primary (an independently occurring disorder, also

Endometrial Cancer - what is, signs, symptoms, stages and treatment

What is Endometrial Cancer Endometrial Cancer - a malignant (cancerous) tumor, sometimes called uterine cancer, that arises from the tissues of the endometrium, the lining of the UTERUS. Often endometrial cancer is HORMONE driven, which means it requires ESTROGENS to grow. Doctors in the United States diagnose

Nephrolithiasis - definiton, symptoms and treatment

Nephrolithiasis - definiton, symptoms and treatment

What is Nephrolithiasis and Definition Nephrolithiasis is the formation of calcifications (also called calculi) in the KIDNEYS, usually called kidney stones. Kidney stones are common, with about 1 in 10 adults in the United States likely to have at least one over the course of adulthood. Some people pass kidney

Graft vs. Host Disease - symptoms and treatment

Graft vs. Host Disease - symptoms and treatment

Graft vs. Host Disease - a life-threatening condition in which the immune cells (leukocytes and lymphocytes) contained in allogeneic transplanted BONE MARROW (the graft, from a donor source) produce antibodies that attack other organs in the organ transplant recipient’s body (the host). BONE MARROW

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia is a congenital condition in which the OPTIC NERVE fails to develop completely in the unborn child. Optic NERVE hypoplasia is the third leading cause of congenital vision loss in the United States. The defect is random and may affect one EYE or, more commonly, both eyes. Children who have optic

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) - symptoms and treatment

What is Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) A complex of symptoms, formerly called adult respiratory distress syndrome, in which respiratory distress and RESPIRATORY FAILURE develop accompanying severe illness or trauma. ARDS involves the whole of both LUNGS, as the lungs become inflamed and fill with fluid.