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Acute Cholecystitis

Introduction to acute cholecystitis The gallbladder is an accessory structure that forms part of the digestive system. It is found just beneath your liver. It...

Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

What is acute cerebellar ataxia? The brain has different parts that function independently to make you function well as a person. One of such parts...

Actinic Keratosis

Introduction to actinic keratosis Have you ever seen the face of some elderly persons? How about their hands and arms? Do these areas look smooth?...

Acting Out: All you need to know

Introduction to acting out This is peculiar to children that feel they are not loved, cared for or highly esteemed. It is usually an expression...

Actinomycosis

Introduction to actinomycosis There are many kinds of infections that can exist in the human body. And guess what? They can be found anywhere on...

Acute gastritis

Introduction to acute gastritis Whenever you see or hear the word ‘acute’, what should come to mind is the word ‘sudden.’ And when you read...

Acute Frontal Sinusitis

Introduction to acute frontal sinusitis Frontal sinuses are cavities that occur in a pair, are small, air-filled and are located behind the eyes where you...

Acute Kidney Failure

What is acute kidney failure? Acute kidney failure is same as acute kidney injury and acute renal failure. You should be familiar with any of...

Acute Tubular Necrosis

Your kidney contains networks of long narrow tubes that help the body in maintaining the right proportion of salt, fluids, and other useful substances....

Acromegaly – The ABCs

What is acromegaly? Before we talk about acromegaly, it is quite important that you know that your body produces different kinds of hormones for it...

Acne

The skin of everyone has very small holes which can get ‘choked up’ with dirt, oil, bacteria, and dead skin cells. These holes are...

Acrodermatitis & Your Child

What is acrodermatitis? Acrodermatitis is a skin condition common in children. It is also termed Gianotti-Crosti syndrome.  It is a common skin condition that typically...

Acquired Platelet Function Disorder

Your blood is made up of cells that have vast functions that ensure you are kept in health. That you cannot see them does...

Acoustic Trauma

What is acoustic trauma? Acoustic trauma is damage to the inner hearing organ as a result of overexposure to sounds of very high frequencies. These...

Acoustic Neuroma

What is acoustic neuroma? Acoustic neuroma is a tumor that affects the nerves found in the brain. Nerves connect one part of the brain to...

Acidosis

What is acidosis? Acidosis is the state of health characterized by excess acids in the blood and body fluids. It usually depicts an abnormality in...

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

What is anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is the surgical correction of the knee. The knee is usually held together by four...

Acid-Base Balance

Your body needs a combination of acidic and alkaline compounds in their balanced proportion to bring about the right functioning in the systems of...

Acid Reflux & GERD Surgery Options

Acid reflux is the upward flow of gastric acid from the upper part of the stomach into the esophagus. Its consequence is a heartburn...

Acid Reflux: An overview on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Introduction to acid reflux Acid reflux is characterized by a burning sensation that travels right from the upper part of the stomach to the throat...

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