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Antisynthetase Syndrome

By on August 21st, 2017 in syndromes

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What is antisynthetase syndrome? It is an inflammatory muscle disease that is autoimmune in nature. It is characterized by myositis (inflammation of the muscles), polyarthritis (inflammation of various joints), and Raynaud phenomenon (vasospasm of the fingers and toes secondary to extreme cold). To correctly diagnose antisynthetase syndrome, there should be serum autoantibodies directed against aminoacyl-tRNA […]

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Slipping Rib Syndrome

By on May 23rd, 2017 in syndromes

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The slipping rib syndrome pertains to a rib that slips out of place. It is also called Tietze’s syndrome. With this condition, the ligament that supports the back and front of the rib stretches out causing pain in the chest area. This condition usually involves the tenth rib because this rib isn’t directly attach to […]

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Peter Pan Syndrome

By on May 22nd, 2017 in syndromes

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What is the Peter pan syndrome? It is a term used to denote a person who is unable to grow into maturity. A person of course, will grow physically but clings onto his childhood because he does not want responsibility. He is a grown up man but does not behave like a mature person. In […]

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Tachy Brady Syndrome

By on May 21st, 2017 in syndromes

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What is Tachy Brady Syndrome ? Tachy brady syndrome (tachycardia-bradycardia) is a condition pertaining to the abnormality in the conduction system of the heart. Tachycardia refers to fast heart rate while bradycardia refers to slow heart rate. In the case of tachy brady syndrome, there is an alternation of the fast and slow heart rate. […]

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Sotos Syndrome

By on May 21st, 2017 in syndromes

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What is Sotos Syndrome? A Sotos syndrome is a disorder caused by genetic abnormalities. It is characterized by distinct facial appearance, developmental delay, learning difficulty, and overgrowth in childhood. The face of a person with Sotos syndrome is long and narrow. The forehead is high and cheeks are red. The chin is small and pointed. […]

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Montgomery Glands

By on April 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Montgomery gland or popularly known as areolar gland is a sebaceous gland that surrounds the nipple. It creates oily secretion to keep the areola as well as the nipple protected and well lubricated. It also has volatile compound that serves as olfactory stimuli for newborn’s appetite. The visible portion of the Montgomery gland is called […]

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How to remove pimple marks from the face?

By on April 15th, 2017 in Hair, Skin and Nails

April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pimples are swelling on the skin that are filled with bacteria and pus. The pimple occurs on the face and other parts of the body such as the shoulders, back, and neck. The primary cause of pimple is the excessive secretion of sebum by the sebaceous gland of the skin. Pimples look like a pink […]

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Waardenburg Syndrome

By on May 5th, 2015 in syndromes

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What is Waardenburg syndrome? Waardenburg syndrome is a rare disease caused by genetic defects which occurs in 1 in 50000 populations. It presents with defects in eye, skin, and hair right from the birth. It may be associated with other birth defects like cleft lip, cleft palate, intestinal and spinal defects as well. A Dutch […]

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Thick Toenails

By on June 27th, 2014 in Hair, Skin and Nails

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Answers for Thick Toenails What Causes Thick Toenails Toenails can become thick for various reason: 1. Untreated and treated injuries (also may be painful) 2. Other causes are types of conditions such as: Psoriasis Fungal infections such as onychomycosis Toenail Fungus Picture 1: Thick toenails photo Image Source:   Onychomycosis is a frequent cause […]

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