Hematuria
Hematuria is presence of RBC in urine. Hemoglobinuria is specifically Hg in urine. [faq]What is hematuria? It's where we find blood in urine. Specifically, red blood cells. Wait, what different sorts of blood...
Tetanus
Tetanus (aka lockjaw) is an infection characterized by muscle spasms. [faq]Tetanus. That sounds a little bit like tabble tennis? It's an infection, which involves muscle spasms.[/faq] Sx In the most common type, the spasms...
Perineal tear
Perineal tear is an unintended laceration of the skin and other soft tissue structures separating the vagina from the anus. Tears vary in severity. [faq]What is a perineal tear? It's where as...
Occupational disease
Occupational disease are chronic ailments that occur as a result of working or occupational activity. It is an aspect of OH&S. Classification Occupational lung disease (see page) Skin diseases Other diseases, including: Overuse syndrome Carpal tunnel...
Heart block
Heart block are conditions that causes a fault within the heart's natural pacemaker, due to some kind of obstruction/block in the electrical condition system of the heart. Sx Asymptomatic, in some cases,...
Gait
Gait abnormality is deviation from normal gait. Gait is locomotion achieved through the movement of human limbs. Pathophysiology Natural gait involves lifting one leg off the ground, pushing body forward with leg...
Hemorrhagic fever
Viral hemorrhagic fevers are illnesses where fever and bleeding is caused by a viral infection. Pathophysiology It can be caused by 5 families of RNA viruses, including Filoviridae, which includes: Ebola virus, which...
Oliguria
Oliguria (from Greek "oligo" meaning "small", aka hypouresis) is low output of urine. [faq]Oliguria, what is it? I know it's related to urine, but what is "oligo"? "Oligo" is like "oligopoly", where...
Reflux
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (aka GERD) is a chronic disease where stomach acid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus, causing mucosal damage. Reflux is where this occurs in babies and young children, and...
Jock itch
Jock itch (aka tinea cruris, crotch itch, crotch rot, Dhobi itch, eczema marginatum, gym itch, jock rot, scrot rot, ringworm of the groin) is a dermatophyte fungal infection of the...
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