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Abscesses and boils

Odontology

Phlegmon or abscess is an accumulation of pus caused by bacterial infection of the root of a tooth. The origin of the abscess or phlegmon may be different: in a cavity, which has infected the interior of the tooth, the nerve root and even bone;or periodontal disease has caused the movement of the teeth. The most common symptoms are producing a phlegmon: severe pain in the affected area difficult chewing, sensitive teeth, bitter taste, bad breath, fever and swelling of the glands in the neck,...

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Achilles

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Tendonitis Aquileia ( Achilles Tendon ) is the most frequent of ankle tendinitis. This tendon connects the calf muscles (gastrocnemius ) to the heel bone. Da pain in the back of the calf to the heel. It is appropriate to use heel download for recovery.

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Achondroplasia

Pediatrics

Achondroplasia is a disorder of bone growth that represents the most common cause of dwarfism. Achondroplasia generates a morphological alteration ( formation and growth) in the bones which causes numerous complications. The main symptoms are arched feet, decreased muscle tone and a prominent forehead marked difference in the size of the head in relation to the body, among others.

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Acne

Dermatology

Acne is a skin pathology that can occur at any age and is the inflammation of the sebaceous glands. Usually appears on the face but can also manifest in neck and back, causing aesthetic problems for people who have it. The symptoms are pimples reddish (known as papules ), pustules or pimples of whitish color, blackheads, pimples and even small cysts. It is important to diagnose the type of acne and the most appropriate treatment as the case: to eliminate the slight acne remedies are...

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Acquired brain injury

Psychology

The Acquired Brain Damage refers to the lesion, usually sudden, brain structures. The main forms of pathology are stroke ( CVA) or stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI ). Strokes involving the interruption of blood flow to a region of the brain, causing ischemia and loss of function that is responsible for the affected brain region. The TEC is a type of brain lesions forming a cerebral edema and this results in a loss of consciousness.

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Acupuncture

Pain Medicine

Acupuncture is a treatment that is performed by the insertion of fine needles into the body energetic points for therapeutic purposes to correct energy imbalances or blood flows in many cases are causing a disease. It is also used for the relief of pain and imbalances associated with musculo- skeletal, respiratory, gastrointestinal and neural system as well as for relaxation and physical and mental tension. This treatment comes from traditional Chinese medicine and medical centers in some...

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Acute Abdomen

General Surgery

Acute abdomen is the critical situation that presents with severe abdominal symptoms and requires urgent medical or surgical treatment.

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Acute Ischemia

Angiology and Vascular Surgery

Acute ischemia is the diminution or suppression of blood supply in an area or organ of the body. The causes may be varied: external to the vessel, by compression, tumors, scars, etc;or internal, such as thickening of the vessel wall by a chronic inflammation, tumor, thrombus... Anyway, the three most important causes of this clinical picture are thrombosis, strokes and injuries. Clinically, manifested by a sudden and intense pain that does not respond to normal painkillers. It most often occurs...

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Acute renal failure

Nutrition & Dietetics

Renal failure or kidney failure is when the kidneys can not filter toxins and other substances discarded blood

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Adrenal Glands

Internal Medicine

The adrenal glands are small glands located in the upper part of each kidney, they are responsible for producing essential hormones for life, such as sex hormones and cortisol.

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