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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Aneurysm of the aorta

Aneurysm of the aorta – symptoms and treatment

Aneurysm of the aorta – symptoms and treatment Aneurysm is a limited (segmental) pathological extension of the aorta and its arterial branches. Aneutysms are caused by atherosclerosis, degenerative and specific diseases (for example syphilis),...
Ascaris infection

Ascaris infection in humans – symptoms, treatment and pictures

Ascaris infection in humans – symptoms, treatment and pictures Ascaris infection occurs among children in geographic areas with low household sanitation and poor hygiene habits. The cause is a parasite called Ascaris lumbricoides, which...
Amyloidosis of the kidneys

Amyloidosis of the kidneys

Amyloidosis of the kidneys   A century before the discovery of prion diseases, Virchow gave a new name for fat disease. This long known disease is characterized by the fact that the organs are enlarged, pale, compacted and cease to function....
Mastitis

Mastitis – symptoms and treatment

Mastitis – symptoms and treatment Mastitis is an inflammation of one or both mammary glands. The disease is developing mostly in lactating women. Cause of the development of inflammation is entering of infection in the mammary gland. This...