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Ectropion loss of elasticity or control of eyelid

Ectropion loss of elasticity or control of eyelid

Ectropion - loss of elasticity or control of the eyelid, usually the lower eyelid, that causes it to sag away from the EYE. Ectropion allows tears to overflow the lid rather than remaining in the eye. It also fails to protect the eye, and especially the CORNEA, permitting dryness and exposure to environmental

Lung abscess - symptoms, causes and treatment

Lung abscess - symptoms, causes and treatment

What is Lung Abscess - symptoms, causes and treatment Lung abscess is a pocket of INFECTION deep within the lung that isolates itself within a defined area of the lung (having a clear boundary between the infected tissue and the healthy tissue), usually behind a blocked segment of BRONCHUS. A lung abscess often

What is Chloasma and definition

What is Chloasma and definition

Chloasma is a pattern of hyperpigmentation, often temporary, that typically affects the face. Chloasma, also called melasma, develops with elevated blood levels of ESTROGENS, such as occurs during PREGNANCY, with some oral contraceptive (birth control pill) formulations, and in chronic LIVER disease. When the cause is

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) - a secondary COAGULATION disorder arising from an imbalance among the CLOTTING FACTORS in the BLOOD. DIC occurs as a result of a significant underlying health condition such as HIV/AIDS, overwhelming infections, or CANCER, and as a serious complication in PREGNANCY. DIC is

Rotator cuff impingement syndrome

Rotator cuff impingement syndrome - A chronic overuse condition involving the rotator cuff, a group of muscles and tendons in the shoulder that stabilizes the shoulder JOINT—the glenohumeral joint where the humerus (long BONE of the upper arm) joins the upper part of the scapula (shoulder blade)—during

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacodynamics - The actions of drugs within the body. Drugs enter and act within the body by binding with cell receptors, specialized fragments of proteins that instruct the cell to take or not take specific actions. This binding process, called selectivity, limits and directs the effects of drugs. Proteins are the

Spasm - muscle contraction - definition

Spasm - muscle contraction - definition

Spasm is a sudden, involuntary, and extended MUSCLE contraction. Muscle spasms generally last no longer than a few seconds and are quite painful. Spasms may involve skeletal or involuntary muscle. Muscle spasms of the pulmonary system may manifest as ASTHMA or bronchiospasms that, when severe, may interfere with