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Noonan Syndrome

Noonan syndrome is a disorder involving changes in genes that impair the normal development of the body parts. This disorder presents in different ways some of which include heart defects, short stature, unusual facial characteristics, and developmental delays. While the syndrome occurs due to genetic mutation and can be acquired from dominant inheritance whereby a […]

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Morquio Syndrome

Morquio syndrome is a rare hereditary birth defect that is estimated to occur in one of every 200,000 births. This disease is progressive, meaning the symptoms will worsen, as the child gets older. It is so rare that both parents must have a defective gene for there to be a chance of passing the syndrome […]

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Verrucous Keratosis

Verrucuos keratosis refers to a skin disease affecting the epidermis. Verrucous means growths resembling warts, while keratinocytes mean the growths forming on your outermost layer of the skin. The illness causes overgrowths on the skin that look like warts. The condition is also referred to as seborrheic keratosis. The only slight difference between the two […]

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Intercostal Muscle Strain

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The intercostal muscles are situated between the ribs and are made of many muscle groups like the transverse and subcostal thoracic muscles and the external and internal intercostal muscles. They assist in the movement and stabilization of the chest wall. Intercostal muscle stain often occurs due to rapid trunk twisting which is a common feature […]

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Hirschsprung’s Disease (in Infants and Adults)

Hirschsprung’s disease is a disorder marked by large intestinal abnormalities that lead to difficulties in bowel movements. It is a congenital condition and is caused due to lack of nerve cells in the muscles of some part or all parts of the colon of a newborn. The condition may also be detected later in life, […]

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When does Angina Pectoris Occur?

Angina pectoris is a condition marked by abnormal pain in chest which occurs due to low blood flow to the heart muscles. The pain may be described as pressure, tightness, heaviness, or squeezing in the chest area. Patients have usually stated that angina pectoris is akin to a person standing on their chest. The condition […]

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Microscopic Blood in Urine

The presence of blood or red blood cells in urine is medically referred to as hematuria. In healthy people, about 2.5 million inefficient, old, and dead red blood cells are eliminated from the body along with urine on a daily basis. However, when healthy RBCs are found it blood, then it can be indicative of […]

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How Do You Know If You Need Your Tonsils Removed?

Millions of people across the world undergo tonsillectomy annually.  If you are experiencing one or more of the following problems, you might consider talking with your doctor about tonsil removal:   Sleep apnea This is a sudden stop in breathing that happens to some individuals when they sleep. It is a potentially dangerous condition that […]

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Scalloped Tongue

The occurence of unusual dents on the sides of a tongue is medically referred to as a scalloped tongue. These dent marks typically form because of excess force of the teeth on the tongue, which causes it to compress. It is possible for the tongue to become bigger due to infections, inflammation, soreness, and other […]

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When Protein Levels in Urine Exceed the Normal Range

The body dispels excess urine from the body via urine. Thus, urine normally has some proteins content, but it is usually very low. Normal protein levels in urine range between 0 and 8 mg/dL. This reading standard may differ from one lab to another. Protein content in urine can be measured by a dipstick test. […]

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