Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Multiple Sclerosis (commonly mispelled multple sclorosis) is a medical condition which in many cases is a crippling disease of the central nervous system. It occurs when the fatty protective nerves in the brain and spinal cord are lost and replaced by hardened plaques and scar tissue. Once it is lost, the transmission of messages between […]

Joint Replacement

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Joint replacement is performed by replacement of a natural joint such as knee, shoulder, wrist, ample, ankle or elbow. For example, knee replacement needs to be done in people with severe osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis when these medical conditions do not respond to medical treatment, or trauma that bring damage to the knee joint beyond […]

Nephrotic Syndrome

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Nephrotic Syndrome is a medical condition, in which a collection of symptoms are resulted from many diseases that affects the kidneys, causing a prolonged, severe protein loss into the urine, increased fats level (lipids) in the blood, retention of the water excess and salt in the body, and decreased levels of protein in the blood […]

Liver Encephalopathy

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Liver Encephalopathy (hepatic coma, hepatic encephalopathy, or portal-systemic encephalopathy) is a medical condition, where function of brain is deteriorates because of toxic substances, that must be normally removed from a person’s liver, build up in the bloodstream. Normally, such substances are absorbed into the blood from the person’s intestine passing through the liver where toxin […]

Respiratory Acidosis

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Respiratory Acidosis is a medical condition , in which excessive acidity in the blood is resulted from carbon dioxide buildup in the person’s blood as a result of slow breathing or poor lung function. The breathing depth and speed controls the blood carbon dioxide amount. Usually, when carbon dioxide builds up, the blood pH falls […]

Lymphogranuloma Venerium

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Lymphogranuloma VeneriumĀ  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 […]

Pityriasis Rosea

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Pityriasis Rosea is a mild medical condition that resultsĀ  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 […]

Renal Glycosuria

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Renal Glycosuria (glycosuria) is a medical condition in which sugar (glucose) is excreted into the person’s urine, despite low or normal blood glucose levels. The kidney serves as a blood filter. When blood is filtered through the kidney, sugar (glucose) is removed together with other substances. The filtered fluid passes through the tubules network in […]

Contact Dermatitis

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Contact Dermatitis is a medical condition, in which an inflammation is resulted from specific substances; the rashes are confined to a particular region and frequently have clearly recognized boundaries. Substance may result in 1 or 2 skin inflammatory mechanisms: allergic contact dermatitis (allergic reaction) or irritant contact dermatitis (irritation). Even too mild specific metals, detergents, […]

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis is a medical condition, in which the skin disease becomes life threatening, where skin top layer peels off in sheets. 1/3 of the all Toxic Epidermal Necrolysys cases result from drug reaction, especially to Allopurinol, non-steroidal anti inflammatory medications, barbiturates, sulfa consisting antibiotics, and penicillin. In other 1/3 of the cases, such […]

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