Monthly Archives: November 2008

A Simple Guide to Salivary Gland Cancer

A Simple Guide to Salivary Gland Cancer—————————————- What is Salivary Gland Cancer?—————————— Salivary Gland Cancer is a malignant disease of the Salivary glands. Cancers affecting the salivary glands are rare. They can occur at any age, but are more common … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Atopic Dermatitis

A Simple Guide to Atopic Dermatitis—————————————- What is Atopic Dermatitis?————————————- Atopic Dermatitis is a common skin condition which presents as a chronic, relapsing, and very itchy rash at some point during childhood. Atopic Dermatitis clears and often disappears with age. … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Heat Stroke

A Simple Guide to Heat Stroke———————————————- What is Heat Stroke?———————————— Heat Stroke is a disturbance of the heat regulating mechanism of the body which can result in hyperpyrexia (high body temperature), syncope (fainting), convulsions (fits), coma and sometimes death Who … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Kidney Cancer

A Simple Guide to Kidney Cancer—————————————- What is Kidney Cancer?—————————— Kidney Cancer is a malignant disease of the kidney. What are the causes of Kidney Cancer?—————————————– 1.Hereditary- hereditary kidney cancer is related to the Von Lindau syndrome. 2.Smoking. cigarettes smoke … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Pleural effusion

A Simple Guide to Pleural effusion————————————- What is Pleural effusion?—————————- Pleural effusion is excess fluid collection in the pleural space between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleural cavity. Excessive fluid can limit the expansion of the lungs and … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Fibromyalgia II

A Simple Guide to Fibromyalgia II———————————- What are the investigations needed in assessment of Fibromyalgia?————————————————————————————- These criteria for diagnosis of Fibromyalgia: 1.history of widespread pain lasting more than three months-affecting all four quadrants of the body, i.e., both sides, and … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Fibromyalgia I

A Simple Guide to Fibromyalgia I—————————————————– What are Fibromyalgia?——————————————— Fibromyalgia is a common nonspecific group of syndrome characterised by diffuse chronic pain, felt in and over muscle masses with focal trigger points or tender points in muscles, joints, tendons and … Continue reading

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