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ALPHABETIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND HUMAN CONDITIONS

Facial Paralysis: Causes, Symptoms, & Diagnosis

Human facial muscles that provide speech, mastication and facial expression are innervated by the VII pair of cranial nerves called the facial nerve. Inflammation of the nerve can occur as a result of trauma, draft or inflammation. Paralysis or paresis of muscles innervated by this nerve appears. The eye of the affected side of the face is wide open, it can not be closed (lagophthalmus). There is a danger of the drying of the cornea and the connective membrane of the eye. The affected part of the face saggers, the mouth is twisted. If the drum nerve is damaged, pain in the ear may appear, and irritation of the rootlets of the tongue may lead to disturbances in taste sensations. Symptoms of...

Felon: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

It is common to call panaricium all forms of purulent inflammation of the tissues of the finger and hand resulting from the infection of minor lesions. Symptoms Redness of the finger. Sensation of pulsation. Pain in the hand when moving with your fingers. Pain when pressing on the tissue surrounding the inflammation. The affected place blushes and swells. The skin is tense, shiny and hot. The patient first feels a throbbing pain at the site of the inflammation, especially if the hand is lowered, then the sensation of pain increases. Due to the special location of the fibers of the connective tissue of the brush, the inflammation can penetrate deeper and affect the subcutaneous...

Feochromocytoma: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Pheochromocytoma - a tumor that produces so-called stress hormones - catecholamines (adrenaline, norepinephrine and dopamine). The cells that make up the tumor are localized primarily in the adrenal medulla. Usually, the release of hormones of the adrenal medulla into the large circle of the circulation is regulated by a feedback mechanism. However, with pheochromocytoma, this mechanism ceases to function, as a result of which an excess of hormones are produced all the time; They enter the blood in portions. Due to the fact that adrenaline, norepinephrine and dopamine have a heart, blood pressure rises. The tissues that produce these hormones are found anywhere in the body - in the brain, in...

Fever Treatment, Causes & Home Remedies

What is a fever? When the body temperature rises to 38-39 ° C, it is considered average; When it rises to 39-40.5 ° C - high, and when above 40.5 ° C - this is called hyperthermia (or extremely high temperature). With severe physical exertion, body temperature can rise to 39 ° C, but with a fever this has nothing to do. Fever is not a disease, but a symptom of inflammation, infection, poisoning or some other disease. With a rapid rise in body temperature, chills often appear, accompanied by the appearance of "goosebumps"; Sweating increases. One of the manifestations of fever is the redness of the skin. Children usually fever more than adults, they can even begin febrile...

First Aid for Unconsciousness: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Loss of consciousness is characterized by the lack of a person's reaction to external stimuli and muscle relaxation, while vital functions, such as breathing, cardiac activity and blood circulation, persist. As a rule, a person who wakes up after a faint, does not remember what happened to him. A sudden short-term loss of consciousness is called syncope. If a person is unconscious for less than one minute, then such a disturbance of consciousness is called a faint. Causes of short-term loss of consciousness Loss of consciousness arises from insufficient blood circulation in the vessels of the brain. Syncope can cause various diseases and conditions characterized by impaired blood...

Foot Bursitis Causes And Symptoms

The inflammation process of feet joints is the disease which occurs in synovial bursas. Foot bursitis affects Achilles tendon, in this case the disease called – Achilles bursitis. Processes that provoke disease occurrence may have such factors: excessive physical stress; joint deformation due to arthrosis; trauma; birth abnormality of a foot; dysfunction or weak development of ligament connection. There are some external conditions which provokes progression of foot bursitis: wrong footwear; overweight; regular hypothermia. TYPES Experts define several classification units of foot bursitis. The main feature is type of synovial sac, which affected by inflammation (pic)....