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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer - malignant tumors that grow in the LUNGS. Lung CANCER may be primary (originate in the lungs) or metastatic (spread to the lungs from cancer that originates elsewhere in the body). There are two main types of lung cancer: small cell lung cancer (SCLC), which is particularly aggressive, and non-small cell

Babesiosis disease Babesia microti and symptoms

An illness that results from INFECTION with the parasitic protozoan Babesia microti. Most people who have babesiosis do not have symptoms; the infection causes illness primarily in people who are IMMUNOCOMPROMISED or who have had SPLENECTOMY (surgical removal of the SPLEEN). The bite of the Ixodes tick, found in the

Lupus disease - causes, symptoms and treatment with supplements and vitamins

The first sign of the autoimmune disorder – lupus characterized by the immunity system attacking healthy cells, is usually butterfly erythema. Variety of treatments helps to moderate the symptoms, slow the disease progress and strengthen the health condition of human organism. What is Lupus Chronic

Infectious Arthritis - treatment

Infectious Arthritis - treatment

Infectious Arthritis - INFLAMMATION of a JOINT that results from INFECTION. The infectious agent (PATHOGEN) may be BACTERIA or mycobacteria or a VIRUS, or fungus and travels to the joint through the BLOOD circulation. Infectious arthritis, also called septic arthritis, may also develop as a consequence of

Scale - skin lesion

Scale - skin lesion

Scale is a SKIN LESION in which keratinocytes clump together instead of falling away from the skin, adhering to the skin. Keratinocytes separated from the epidermis are nearly translucent, often giving scales a silver or white cast. When enough scales accumulate, their weight causes them to finally drop from the skin,

What is Callus - definition, removal and treatment

What is Callus - definition, removal and treatment

Callus is an accumulation of keratocytes that form a thickened area of SKIN in response to repeated friction or pressure, typically at the site of repeated blistering. A callus may be a different color than the surrounding skin, often grayish or yellowish. Calluses are most likely to develop on the palms, fingers,

Rectal Fistula - symptoms and treatment

Rectal Fistula - symptoms and treatment

Rectal Fistula - an abnormal opening in the wall of the RECTUM, often connecting the rectum with another structure such as the URETHRA (rectourethral fistula), the VAGINA (rectovaginal fistula), or the ANUS (anorectal fistula). Rectal fistulas may be congenital or acquired. Congenital fistulas often occur in