Low Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion is a type of irregular development of squamous cells on the top layer of the cervix.  The cervix, as we know, is  a little organ, in the form of a cylinder that lies as a part of the lower end of the ...

Muscle Atrophy – Causes

Here are muscle atrophy causes, information on symptoms and treatment. What is Muscle Atrophy ? Muscle Atrophy is medically defined as  a condition that is commonly characterized by decrease in the mass of the muscle, either partially or completely. ...

Muscular Dystrophy

What is Muscular Dystrophy ? Muscular Dystrophy or MD refers to a genetic disease wherein the muscle fibers get easily damaged and progressively deteriorate. This condition affects both the voluntary and involuntary muscles as well as the skeletal ...

Mild Eczema

When a person develops an itchy rash that feels warm to the touch, it could probably be a case of mild eczema. People suffering from this kind of skin problem often have dry skin. Unlike severe eczema, this does not cover the whole body and ...

Erythema Nodosum

What is Erythema Nodosum ? It is a form of inflammatory disorder which is typified by the presence of tender and painful reddish lumps underneath the skin. Erythema Nodosum could be triggered by drug reactions, systemic diseases or infections. ...

Ant Bites – Symptoms, Treatment, Pictures

All of us know the fact that ants are social creatures that are present in all the four corners of the world, with a few exceptions of some remote islands and the continent of Antarctica. Ants and bees are considered as relatives and their scavenging ...

Pictures of Eczema, Types

Eczema is a condition of the skin that can affect it in a number of ways and cause symptoms such as irritation, inflammation, swelling and itching. This type of skin disorder can develop in individuals belonging to all races, ethnicity and age ...

Morquio Syndrome

Morquio’s syndrome is a metabolic disorder that is inherited and wherein the body misses or lacks the essential ingredients that are necessary to break down elongated chains of sugar molecules known as glycosaminoglycans. Glycosaminoglycans ...

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome ? The syndrome refers to a group of rare, inherited abnormalities that affect the connective tissues, mainly the joints, skin and the walls of the blood vessels. Collagen is a major constituent of connective tissue. ...

Fragile X Syndrome

What is Fragile X Syndrome ? It is one of the major types of inherited mental retardation. Fragile X Syndrome is caused due to mutation or alteration of a particular that is passed down in families. Fragile X syndrome tends to affect individuals ...
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