Monthly Archives: August 2008

A Simple Guide to Skin Polyp

A Simple Guide to Skin Polyp—————————————————- What is a Skin Polyp?————————————— Skin Polyp is a benign tumor with soft round body rising on a stalk from the skin surface. They are often called skin tags. Who is affected by Skin … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Squamous Cell Carcinoma(skin)

A Simple Guide to Squamous Cell Carcinoma(skin)—————————————————- What is Squamous Cell Carcinoma?————————————— Squamous Cell Carcinoma is a progressive neoplastic tumor of the epithelial cells of thee skin which are found mainly in the late middle age and consists of a … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Basal cell carcinoma

A Simple Guide to Basal cell carcinoma—————————————————- What is Basal cell carcinoma?————————————— Basal cell carcinoma is a localized malignant tumor of the basal cells of the skin which seldom spread beyond its location. It is the most common skin cancer. … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Melonoma

A Simple Guide to Melonoma—————————————————- What is Melonoma?————————————— Melanoma is a progressive neoplastic tumor of melanocytes which are found mainly in the skin and can be present in the eye and the intestine. It is a rare but dangerous cancer … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Lipoma

A Simple Guide to Lipoma—————————————————- What is Lipoma?————————————— Lipoma is a benign tumor which consists of well circumscribed fatty tissue. Who is affected by Lipoma?————————————————— Lipoma is more common in women than in men. A possible reason is that women … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Meniere’s Disease

A Simple Guide to Meniere’s Disease———————————————– What is Meniere’s Disease?———————————— Meniere’s Disease is a disease of the inner ear which is characterised by the triad of episodic vertigo(giddiness), tinnitus(buzzing sound in ear) and progressive hearing loss. It is more common … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Hydrocoele

A Simple Guide to Hydrocoele—————————– What is Hydrocoele?——————– Hydrocoele is the excess accumulation of fluid inside the sac containing your testis. What causes Hydrocoele?———————— The causes of Hydrocoele are mostly due: A.Congenital:———————- Children are born with with enlarged testicular sac … Continue reading

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