Category: Medical

Metatarsalgia 101

Metatarsalgia 101

Metatarsalgia is pain in the midfoot. They usually develop due to stress such as running. What is metatarsalgia? Metatarsalgia is when pain occurs in the midfoot. The symptoms appear below the heads of the...

Kaposi’s Sarcoma 101

Kaposi’s Sarcoma 101

If the immune system is weakened, the risk of contracting the human herpesvirus type 8 increases, which is held responsible for the development of┬áKaposi’s sarcoma, a cancer that manifests itself as brown to bluish...

Keratosis Pilaris 101

Keratosis Pilaris 101

Keratosis pilaris, or keratosis pilaris, is a common cornification disorder that causes keratinized, rough-to-the-touch papules on the skin. The disorder is very common and mostly affects teenage girls. The complaints are mostly of a...

Lassa Fever

Lassa Fever 101

Lassa fever is a viral disease that is prevalent in only some parts of West Africa. The countries affected include Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Guinea. So far, only isolated cases have occurred in Germany....

Leriche Syndrome

Leriche Syndrome 101

Leriche syndrome is a vascular disease in which the abdominal aorta becomes blocked below the renal arteries. A distinction is made between a chronic and an acute form of Leriche syndrome. The acute variant...

Cryoglobulinemia 101

Cryoglobulinemia 101

Cryoglobulinemia is a disease from the group of vascular inflammations (vasculitis). In most cases, the inflammation is due to chronic hepatitis C. What is cryoglobulinemia? Chronic hepatitis C is the underlying cause of cryoglubulinemia...

King-Kopetzky Syndrome 101

King-Kopetzky Syndrome 101

King-Kopetzky syndrome is an obscure auditory dysfunction or auditory processing disorder. Auditory means “related to hearing”. This disorder is relatively understudied, but affects about ten percent of all patients who seek medical treatment for...

Hyperostosis

Hyperostosis 101

Bone tissue increases in hyperostosis . This is usually due to increased activity of the osteoblasts. In addition to curettage, drug treatment options are now also available for treatment. What is hyperostosis? Severe hyperostosis...

Hemorrhagic Fever

Hemorrhagic Fever 101

Hemorrhagic fever is a very dangerous human disease that occurs mostly in subtropical to tropical areas. Nevertheless, even in Germany there is no protection against the disease, for which there are very few treatment...

Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome

Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome (ISG Syndrome) 101

Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome (ISG Syndrome) is the name given to low back pain that occurs in the lower back area. The sacroiliac joint connects the hip bones to the sacrum with ligaments. Sacroiliac joint...

Histiocytosis

Histiocytosis 101

Histiocytosis is defined as pathological proliferation of white blood cells. The most common histiocytosis is Langerhans cell histiocytosis. What is histiocytosis? According to abbreviationfinder, Histiocytosis is a rare, different form of disease in which...

Heterophoria

Heterophoria 101

Heterophoria is a latent squint that is only recognizable with one-eyed vision. With binocular vision, the latent visual defect is involuntarily compensated for by the motor and sensory alignment of the two eyes via...

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer 101

According to abbreviationfinder, skin cancer refers to various, mostly malignant, tumors of the skin. The best-known forms are melanoma ( black skin cancer ) and actinic keratosis, basalioma and spinalioma (light skin cancer). Skin...

Gollop-Wolfgang Syndrome

Gollop-Wolfgang Syndrome 101

Gollop -Wolfgang syndrome is a complex of malformations characterized by symptoms such as tibial aplasia or the characteristic cleft hand. The syndrome probably has a hereditary basis. Orthopedic, reconstructive and prosthetic steps can be...

Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome

Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome 101

Hajdu -Cheney syndrome is a rare bone disease. The cause is apparently a genetic and autosomal dominant inherited gene mutation. Due to the limited number of cases, standardized treatment measures have so far hardly...

ergotism

Ergotism 101

The ergotism is a poisoning by ergot alkaloids such as ergotamine or ergometrine occurring in ergot fungi and nowadays as medicaments use. In the foreground of the symptoms are massive circulatory disorders with the...

Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever 101

Yellow fever is a well-known and dangerous tropical disease. Similar to malaria, it is transmitted by mosquitoes. Yellow fever is most common in Africa, Central America, and South America. Since the symptoms of yellow...

gallstones

Gallstones 101

Gallstones are a common disease of the gallbladder and bile ducts. The gallstones are mainly caused by solidified residues of protein and cholesterol in the gallbladder, which can then clump together in the bile...

diverticulitis

Diverticulitis 101

A diverticulitis caused by the infection of sacs in the intestinal wall. Diverticulitis must be treated as quickly as possible, otherwise it can lead to life-threatening complications. What is diverticulitis? According to DigoPaul, diverticulitis...

Dermatitis Herpetiformis Duhring

Dermatitis Herpetiformis Duhring 101

Dermatitis herpetiformis Duhring is a chronic skin disorder. It is characterized by the formation of blisters on various parts of the body and is accompanied by severe itching. Many patients with Duhring’s disease suffer...

Coronavirus Infection

Coronavirus Infection 101

A coronavirus infection refers to an infection with the so-called coronaviruses. These viruses occur in mammals as well as birds and are the cause of various diseases such as flu infections. The well-known SARS...

Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis 101

Bronchiectasis are pathological and irreversible enlargements of the bronchi, which are primarily due to infectious diseases and are associated with recurrent (recurring) respiratory diseases. With the vaccination and antibiotic therapies available today, bronchiectasis is...

Charles Bonnet Syndrome

Charles Bonnet Syndrome 101

The Charles Bonnet Syndrome is a neurological syndrome that causes visual hallucinations. Damage to the anterior or posterior visual pathway causes the hallucinations, which the patient does not perceive as real. If eyesight can...

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer 101

Breast cancer, breast cancer or breast cancer is a malignant cancer of the mammary glands. This tumor is most common in women. There are almost 60,000 people suffering from burst cancer in Germany each...

Barrett's Syndrome 101

Barrett’s Syndrome 101

A large number of diseases are associated with several symptoms, which are summarized under the term syndrome. One of these health problems is the so-called Barrett’s syndrome or Barrett’s esophagus. What is Barrett’s Syndrome?...

Eye Infection

Eye Infection 101

According to DigoPaul, an eye infection is a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection of the eye. Many individual areas of the eye can be affected and the symptoms and effects differ depending on the...

Ascites

Ascites 101

Ascites is an accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity and is usually is a symptom of an advanced underlying disease, usually with an unfavorable (unfavorable) forecast. In the majority of cases, ascites correlated...

Arterial circulation disorders in the feet and legs

Arterial Circulation Disorders 101

For years, patients have been complaining about pain in one or both legs in office hours , which force the person concerned to stop after a certain distance. A patient who complains of such...

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 101

Under acute respiratory distress syndrome , the doctors understand acute lung failure of the patient. This sudden shortness of breath is also known under the abbreviation ARDS. The disease must have an identifiable and...

Obesity 101

Obesity 101

Obesity to German obesity or obesity , especially often affects people in industrialized countries and the Western world. In Germany, over 20 percent of people are considered obese. What is Obesity? The BMI can...