Archive for March, 2011

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Peritoneal Mesothelioma is an aggressive, rare cancer resulted from exposure of asbestos. Roughly 10 to 20% of all mesotheliomas patients are diagnosed with the peritoneal one. Peritoneal Mesothelioma progresses in person’s abdomen, in the cells called mesothelial that form a layer, known as peritoneum. Abdomen Mesothelioma like other Mesothelioma types, are resulted from exposure of [...]

Malignant Mesothelioma

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare type of lung cancer. Mesothelioma is the term used to describe a tumor, which is cancerous that involves the organ’s mesothelial cells, usually the lungs, abdominal organs, or heart. Pleural mesothelioma¬† or lung cancer’ lining is the most common type of mesothelioma cancer. Peritoneal Mesothelioma is a stomach cancer’s lining [...]

Japanese Encephalitis

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Japanese Encephalitis is a mosquito-borne viral infection, the leads the cause of viral encephalitis in Asia. The Japanese Encephalitis virus may not be transmitted from individual to individual. Nearly 50,000 of Japanese Encephalitis cases are reported annually from Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Korea, India, Oceania. Japanese Encephalitis virus is related to the St Louis encephalitis [...]

Lymphogranuloma Venerium

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Lymphogranuloma Venerium  is a transmitted medical condition, resulted from a bacterium that grows only within cells, called Chlamydia. The disease is resulted from forms of chlamydia trachomatis, other than those types that cause cervicitis and urethritis. Lymphogranuloma Venerium happens mostly in subtropical and tropical parts and is not common in the United States. Lymphogranuloma Venerium [...]

Keratosis Pilaris

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Keratosis Pilaris is a disorder, where dead cells shed from the skin’s upper layer and create plugs that fill hair follicle openings. The plugs result in pointed, small pimples to break out, usually, on the buttocks, thighs, and upper arms. The face can also break, especially, in children. Individuals, who have Keratosis Pilaris, are most [...]

Pityriasis Rosea

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Pityriasis Rosea is a mild medical condition that results  in inflamed, rose-colored, scaly skin. Pityriasis Rosea is probably resulted from infectious agents, although, non of them had been identified. It may progress at any age, but it is most likely to occur in young adults. Pityriasis Rosea usually appears during fall or spring. The disease [...]

Leprosy

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) is a chronic medical condition resulted from mycobacterium lepromatosis and mycobacterium leprae bacteria. Leprosy is a granulomatous disease of the mucosa and peripheral nerves of the upper respiratory tract; skin lesions. If left untreated, leprosy may be progressive, resulting in permanent skin damage, eyes and limbs, nerves. If compared to Folklore, Leprosy [...]

Sebaceous Cysts

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Sebaceous Cysts (also called Keratinous Cysts) are a slow-growing bumps, consisting of skin excretions, dead skin and other particles of the skin. Such cysts can be tiny and may appear anywhere, most likely, in the scrotum, back, face, ear, or scalp. Sebaceous Cysts tend to be firm and easy to move within the person’s skin. [...]

Perioral Dermatitis

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Perioral Dermatitis is a red, frequently bumpy rash that appears around the chin and mouth. Perioral Dermatitis can look like Rosacea or Acne. However, the normal part of the skin usually separates the lips, edge from the rash. A Corticosteroid and certain oily cosmetics, particularly, moisturizers, tend to result in Perioral Dermatitis or worsen the [...]

Aspergillosis

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Aspergillosis is an infection, primarily affecting the lungs, resulted from fungus, called aspergillus. The Aspergillus fungus is usually found on food, around the house, on the body, and in compost heaps. Some individuals have allergic reactions to the fungus. Aspergillosis happens when the aspergillus bacteria on a body surface invades the deeper tissue, such as [...]

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