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what do you know about:Yaws

What Is It?Yaws is an infectious disease that affects the skin and bones. It's a tropical illness that was once common in West Africa, Indonesia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Haiti, Dominica,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by pharmacy training on Jan 7, 2014

What do you kow about :Guillain–Barré syndrome

Sometimes called Landry's paralysis, is an acute polyneuropathy, a disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system. Ascending paralysis, weakness beginning in the feet and hands and migrating... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by pharmacy training on Dec 27, 2011

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT: OVARIAN HYPERSTIMULATION SYNDROME

IntroductionOvarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) occurs in the luteal phase of the cycle after multifollicular stimulation and hCG administration.  It is characterised by multiple corpus... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by pharmacy training on Dec 17, 2011

what do you know about: Fournier’s gangrene

Fournier’s gangrene is an aggressive and rapidly spreading infection of soft tissue, or necrotizing fasciitis, that involves the deep and superficial fascia of the perineum.1 The rate of fascial... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by pharmacy training on Oct 23, 2011

what do you know about : Cogan's Syndrome

What Is It?Cogan's syndrome is a rare, rheumatic disease characterized by inflammation of the ears and eyes. Cogan's syndrome can lead to vision difficulty, hearing loss and dizziness. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...
by pharmacy training on Sep 30, 2011

What do you know about : Celiac Disease (Non-Tropical Sprue)

What Is It?Celiac disease (also called non-tropical sprue, celiac sprue, gluten intolerance and gluten-sensitive enteropathy) is an intestinal disorder in which the body cannot tolerate gluten.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by pharmacy training on Jul 14, 2011

What do you know about : Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What Is It?In the wrist, nerves and tendons pass through a space called the carpal tunnel.Because the carpal tunnel is somewhat narrow, a major nerve called the median nerve that passes through... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by pharmacy training on Jul 14, 2011

What do you know about : Bunion

Image via Wikipedia What Is It? A bunion is a firm, painful bump that forms over a bony bulge at the base of the big toe. In most cases, the big toe joint also is enlarged and has degenerative... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by pharmacy training on Jul 8, 2011

What do you know about : Bulimia Nervosa

What Is It?Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that involves repetitive binge eating: eating large quantities of food at one sitting, regardless of hunger. During the binge, the person feels out... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by pharmacy training on Jun 27, 2011

what do you know about : Black Eye

What Is It?A black eye, sometimes called a "shiner," is a bruise around the eye. When an object strikes the eye, the force of the impact breaks delicate blood vessels in the eyelids and surrounding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by pharmacy training on Jun 8, 2011

what do you know about : Behcet's Disease

What Is It?Behçet's (bay-setz) syndrome is a rare disease that causes inflammation of many parts of the body. These include the skin of the genital area, lining of the mouth, eye, nervous system,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by pharmacy training on Jun 7, 2011

what do you know about : Barotrauma

Barotrauma What Is It?Barotrauma refers to injuries caused by increased air or water pressure, such as during airplane flights or scuba diving. Barotrauma of the ear is common. Generalized... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f...
by pharmacy training on May 24, 2011

what do you know about : Balanitis

What Is It?Balanitis is an infection or inflammation of the skin on the head (glans) of the penis. In men who are not circumcised, this area is covered by a flap of skin known as the foreskin, or... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by pharmacy training on May 17, 2011

what do you know about : Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

What Is It?Autism is a developmental disorder of the brain. People with autism have problems communicating and interacting socially. They also may have unusual patterns of behavior, interests and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by pharmacy training on May 16, 2011

what do you know about :Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS)

What Is It?Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) is a condition defined by the presence of abnormal antibodies and an increased tendency to form blood clots. Women with this condition often have... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by pharmacy training on May 15, 2011

what do you know about :Ankylosing Spondylitis

What Is It?Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that mainly affects the lower back. It causes inflammation and damage at the joints, and first affects the sacroiliac joints between the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by pharmacy training on May 11, 2011

what do you know about :Amyloidosis

What Is It?Amyloidosis is a disease in which an abnormal protein called amyloid accumulates in body tissues and organs. The protein deposits can be in a single organ or dispersed throughout the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by pharmacy training on May 10, 2011

what do you know about : Acoustic Neuroma

What Is It?An acoustic neuroma is a type of benign (noncancerous) brain tumor that grows on the vestibular nerve as it travels from the inner ear to the brainstem. It is one of the most common... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by pharmacy training on May 10, 2011


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