Introduction Hair loss is a disorder in which the hair falls out from skin areas where they are usually present, such as the scalp and the body. This loss interferes with the many useful biologic functions of the hair, including sun protection (mainly to the scalp) and dispersal of sweat gland products. As hair cover to the scalp has psychological importance in our society, patients with hair loss suffer tremendously. The most common hair disorder …
Definition Relapsing polychondritis is an uncommon, chronic disorder of the cartilage that is characterized by recurrent episodes of inflammation of the cartilage of various tissues of the body. Chondritis means inflammation of cartilage. Tissues containing cartilage that can become inflamed include the ears, nose, joints, spine, and windpipe (trachea). The eyes, heart, and blood vessels, which have a biochemical makeup similar to that of cartilage, can also be affected. Relapsing polychondritis is sometimes called the…"RELAPSING POLYCHONDRITIS-Origin,Definition,Causes,Diagnosis,Symptoms,Prevention,Treatment…Ect..!"
Definition Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), or lupus, is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s immune system attacks various organs or cells of the body, causing damage and dysfunction. Lupus is called a multisystem disease because it can affect many different tissues and organs in the body. Some patients with lupus have a very mild disease, which can be treated with simple medications, whereas others can have serious, life-threatening complications. Lupus is more common in…"SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS- Origin,Definition,Causes,Diagnosis,Symptoms,Prevention,Treatment…Ect…"
Lichen Planus – Overview Lichen planus is a condition that can cause swelling and irritation in the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. On the skin, LP usually appears as purplish, itchy, flat bumps that develop over several weeks. In the mouth, vagina and other areas covered by a mucous membrane, it forms lacy white patches, sometimes with painful sores. Most people can manage typical, mild cases of LP at home, without medical care. If…"LICHEN PLANUS-Origin,Definition,Causes,Diagnosis,Symptoms,Prevention,Treatment…Ect..!"
Introduction The rabies virus is a lethal and rapid-acting single-stranded RNA virus from the family Rhabdoviridae which affects the mammalian animal’s central nervous system and finally leads to acute encephalitis. There are two forms of rabies called, furious and paralytic. Initially, rabies begins as a furious form and later it develops into paralytic rabies if the dog is left untreated for long periods and ends up with death. A rabid dog Two forms of rabies…"RABIES VIRUS- Origin,Definition,Causes,Diagnosis,Symptoms,Treatment…Ect..!"
Definition A disease characterized by high fever, chills, muscular pains, headache, and sometimes pneumonia that is caused by a bacterium (Coxiella burnetii of the family Coxiellaceae) of which domestic animals serve as reservoirs and that is transmitted to humans especially by inhalation of infective airborne bacteria Background Q Fever was first described in abattoir workers, people who butchered animals, in the 1920s by Edward Holbrook Derrick. Since the cause of the symptoms was unknown…"Q- FEVER Origin,Definition,Causes,Diagnosis,Symptoms,Treatment…Ect..!"
Eosinophilia – Definition, Causes, and Treatment. Definition Eosinophilia indicates elevated levels of eosinophils in the peripheral blood, usually related to an infectious, neoplastic, or allergic process. Often, high numbers of eosinophils may be present in other body fluids or tissues, but the term typically refers to peripheral blood eosinophilia. It is often defined as an absolute eosinophil count of ≥500 eosinophils/microliter (cells/microL) of blood. 500-1500cell/microL is considered mild, 1500-5000 cells moderate, and >5000 severe. Pathophysiology…"EOSINOPHILIA-Origin,Definition,Causes,Diagnosis,Symptoms,Treatment…Ect..!"
Definition Sarcopenia is a disease associated with the aging process. Loss of muscle mass and strength, which in turn affects balance, gait and overall ability to perform tasks of daily living, are hallmark signs of this disease. Most people begin to lose modest amounts of muscle mass after age 30, but the resulting loss of strength increases exponentially with age. Possible effects of sarcopenia include decreased muscle strength, problems with mobility, frailty, weak bones (osteoporosis),…"Sarcopenia- Origin,Definition,Causes,Diagnosis,Symptoms,Treatment…Ect..!"
Description – Acoustic Neuroma Acoustic Neuroma is also known as vestibular schwannoma. An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that develops when the specialized (Schwann) cells surrounding the vestibular division of the auditory nerve, grow at an abnormal rate in the internal auditory canal. The tumor if left untreated, can grow into the auditory canal and all the way through to the brain. Acoustic neuromas generally grow slowly, so symptoms develop gradually. The main ones…"Acoustic Neuroma- Origin, Signs,Diagnosis,Treatment,Symptoms and Prevention"
Overview Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is an allergic reaction. You have an allergy when your body overreacts to things that don’t cause problems for most people. These things are called allergens. Your body’s overreaction to the allergens is what causes symptoms. There are 2 forms of allergic rhinitis: Seasonal (hay fever): Caused by an allergy to pollen and/or mold spores in the air. Pollen is the fine powder that comes from the…"Diseases Treatment- ALLERGIC RHINITIS"