Category: Medical

Metastases are always understood to mean a so-called daughter tumor of a tumor or tumor-like tissue. This secondary tumor is usually always outside of the part of the affected person’s…

Kanner syndrome is early childhood autism. The interpersonal contact disorder is already evident in babies. What is Kanner Syndrome? The first symptoms of Kanner syndrome usually appear in the early months of…

Keratocyst Explained

Keratocyst is the medical term for a keratocystic odontogenic tumor. What is meant by this is an aggressively growing but in most cases benign tumor. What is a keratocyst? The keratocyst…

Leptospirosis Explained

In many cases, leptospirosis takes the course of a benign fever. Severe forms of the disease, however, can prove to be life-threatening. What is leptospirosis? The bacterium is usually transmitted…

Cryptitis Explained

Cryptitis is an inflammatory disease affecting the human rectum. It is caused in particular by problems with bowel movements, which result in inflammation of the anal papillae. Later on, an…

Klatskin Tumor Explained

The Klatskin tumor is one of the bile duct carcinomas. It is considered a special form of cholangiocellular carcinoma. What is a Klatskin tumor? A Klatskin tumor lies in the…

Hyperoxaluria Explained

Hyperoxaluria leads to increased excretion of oxalic acid in the urine. The oxalic acid precipitates with calcium to form the poorly soluble calcium oxalate and causes calculus to form in…

Hemophilia Explained

Hemophilia, also popularly known as hemophilia, is an inherited disorder that affects the ability of blood to clot. In addition to preventive measures, long-term therapy is possible in severe cases….

Histiocytosis X Explained

Histiocytosis X is a histiocytosis. The so-called Langerhans cells, which belong to the dendritic cells, are affected. As a rule, the disease is benign, although some severe forms with a…

Heterotaxy Explained

Heterotaxia is characterized by an inverted arrangement of body organs in the abdomen. The symptoms of this disorder are quite different depending on the location of the organs and range…

Skin Fungus Explained

Skin fungus or dermatomycosis is one of the most common skin diseases in all countries, but this disease is actually easy to avoid. Anyone who does become infected should go…

Glycerol Kinase Deficiency Explained

Glycerol kinase deficiency, also known by the synonyms GK deficiency, glycerol kinase deficiency, hyperglyceremia or ATP-glycerol-3-phosphotransferase deficiency, is a metabolic disease that can be treated in the Department of Human…

Hookworm Disease Explained

The typical tortuous skin lesions of hookworm disease are aptly known as skin moles. Fortunately, the extremely unpleasant disease has good chances of recovery and can be avoided with a…

Epiphysiolysis Explained

In a epiphysiolysis there is a partial or complete slipping of a bone in the growth plate. As a result of this special form of a broken bone, pain occurs…

Arthritis Explained

A joint inflammation or arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints. Typical signs include severe pain in the joints, red swelling, and hot and warm inflammations. There are different…

Gallstone Ileus Explained

The so-called gallstone ileus describes a rarely occurring complication in the area of gallstone diseases, in which a gallstone loosened from the bile ducts causes an intestinal obstruction. About three…

Doose Syndrome Explained

As Doose syndrome is called an extremely rare form of epilepsy that occurs only in childhood. In addition to muscle spasms and falls, there are also pauses in consciousness. Treatment…

Dermatochalasis Explained

Drooping eye skin or eyelids filled with fat are not only a visual problem, they can also obstruct the view. We are talking about dermatochalasis, which can occur due to…

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Explained

The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdL syndrome) is a genetic condition Dysmorphiensyndrom. In connection with this, there are severe to, exceptionally, slight cognitive disabilities. The severity and prognosis of this…

Bromism Explained

When bromism is a chronic poisoning, which is caused by long-term intake of bromides. At an advanced stage, bromism leads to dark spots on the skin and excessive emaciation. What…

Chassaignac Palsy Explained

A Chassaignac paralysis occurs primarily in infants aged up to four years. Here, the so-called radial head in the elbow joint is dislocated. This is only possible with small children,…

Nipple Inflammation Explained

A nipple inflammation or breast inflammation is characterized by redness and painful nipples and swelling of the breast. Depending on the severity of the infection, simple measures and rest are…

Bartholinitis Explained

The Bartholinitis is a relatively painless enlargement of a gland in the vaginal area. Infection causes inflammatory abscesses, which in most cases are easy to remove. What is Bartholinitis? Bartholinitis…

Eye Diseases Explained

Eye diseases can affect all components of the visual organ and have various causes such as environmental stimuli, age or diseases. Symptoms can include itchy, red, and puffy eyes. The…

IBM PC Explained

The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC according to abbreviationfinder.org, is the original version and the progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform. It is the IBM model…

Ataxia Explained

Ataxias are disorders of the coordination of movements, for which different diseases are the trigger. There is a loss of function of certain parts of the nervous system. Usually the…

Acne Aestivalis Explained

Under the Acne aestivalis a special form of light eruption is understood. It is also known as summer acne or Mallorca acne . What is acne aestivalis? Acne aestivalis is…