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Pinguecula A pinguecula is a small, raised area of tissue that forms on the white part of the eye (the conjunctiva). It's usually yellow or orange in color. A...

 

Hemiparesis is a condition that affects the muscles on one side of the body. It can be caused by a stroke, an injury to the brain or spinal cord, or certain...

 

Grand Mal Seizure A grand mal seizure, also known as a generalized tonic-clonic seizure, is a type of epilepsy that can cause a person to lose consciousness and experience...

 

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition that occurs when the ulnar nerve becomes compressed. The ulnar nerve is the nerve that runs from the shoulder to the...

 

Stidor is a harsh, high-pitched noise that is produced when someone inhales. It is caused by obstruction of the airway, which can be due to a variety of...

 

Gastroschisis Gastroschisis is a birth defect in which the intestines protrude through a hole in the abdominal wall. The defect occurs when the baby is developing in the...

 

Azotemia is a condition characterized by an increase in the nitrogenous waste products in the blood. This can be due to a variety of factors, including...

 

Myopathy myopathy is a disease of the muscles in which the muscle fibers do not function properly. This results in weakness and wasting of the muscles. Myopathies...

 

Dermatillomania Dermatillomania, also known as skin-picking disorder or excoriation disorder, is a relatively common psychological condition characterized by compulsive...

 

Thrombocytosis Thrombocytosis is a condition that results in an increased number of platelets in the bloodstream. Platelets are small blood cells that help to clot the...

 

Dermatofibroma A dermatofibroma is a benign (noncancerous) growth that typically appears on the arm, leg, or trunk of the body. It is usually small, firm, and round, with...

 

Myokymia Myokymia is a condition that causes muscle twitching. It can affect any muscle in the body, but is most commonly seen in the eyelids. While myokymia is...

 

Cervicalgia Cervicalgia is a condition that refers to pain in the neck. The neck is a complex structure made up of bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles, and any of...

 

Teeth Crowding Many people suffer from teeth crowding, which can be both a cosmetic and a functional issue. When teeth are crowded, they can be difficult to clean...

 

Monkeypox Virus Monkeypox is a viral disease that occurs mostly in rural parts of Central and West Africa. The monkeypox virus is closely related to the variola virus,...

 

Xerotic eczema, also known as dry skin eczema, is a condition that results in dry, cracked, and itchy skin. The exact cause of xerotic eczema is unknown,...

 

Cleft Foot A cleft foot is a deformity that can occur in both humans and animals. The condition is characterized by a split in the foot, which can either be complete...

 

Biceps Tendon Rupture A biceps tendon rupture is a complete or partial tear of the biceps tendon. This injury can occur at the shoulder or elbow. A complete tear is more likely...

 

Eyelid Drooping If your eyelid droops, it may be a sign of a more serious condition. Drooping eyelids can be caused by a number of factors, including neurological...

 

Chemical Pneumonia Chemical pneumonia is a type of lung irritation that occurs when liquids, gases, or particles enter the lungs and cause inflammation.

 

facet joint arthropathy is a condition that affects the joints in the spine. The facet joints are the joints between the vertebrae, and they allow the spine...

 

Dipg Tumor DIPG tumors are the most common type of brain tumor in children. They are aggressive and difficult to treat. DIPG tumors typically start in the brainstem,...

 

A precancerous skin lesion is a growth or mark on the skin that could become cancerous if not treated. These lesions are usually found on areas of the skin...

 

Travel anxiety can manifest itself in all sorts of ways, from feeling restless and agitated to feeling nauseous and lightheaded. It can make it difficult to...

 

sweat gland disorder that results in either a decreased ability to sweat or no sweating at all. People with hypohydrosis may have trouble regulating their...

 

Heberden Nodes Heberden nodes are bony outgrowths that form on the joints. They are most commonly found on the fingers, but can also occur on the toes, elbows, and knees....

 

Superior Vena Cava Syndrome vena cava syndrome (VCS) is a condition that occurs when the vena cava, the large vessel that carries blood from the body to the heart, is compressed. This...

 

Triploidy Syndrome Triploid syndrome is a rare condition that occurs when a person has three instead of two copies of their chromosomes. The effects of triploidy can be...

 

Dental Cyst A dental cyst is a small, sac-like growth that develops on the teeth or gums. Cysts are usually not cancerous, but they can become infected and cause pain....

 

People with heat urticaria experience red, itchy welts on their skin when exposed to warm temperatures. The welts are caused by an increase in blood flow to...

 

Labial hypertrophy is a medical condition that results in the enlarged lips. This can be due to a number of different factors, including genetic conditions,...

 

Nipple eczema is a condition that can cause the skin on your nipples to become dry, cracked, and irritated. It can also lead to itching, pain, and...

 

A vaginal ulcer is a sore or lesion that develops on the lining of the vagina. Ulcers can be caused by a number of different things, including infection,...

 

Pulmonary Vascular Congestion Pulmonary edema is a condition in which fluid accumulates in the lungs. The fluid build-up occurs when the blood vessels in the lungs leak, allowing blood...

 

symmastia is a rare condition characterized by the fusion of the breast tissue. This can occur either in the center of the chest or along the line where the...