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Tonsillitis in adults

Tonsillitis in adults

Patient: “I have a terribly sore throat. Doctor and I feel awful. My husband says it is tonsillitis, but since it is only a child’s complaint, how is it possible?” Poor Mrs. Brown could hardly speak. She held her head stiffly,...
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),...
Pulmonary emphysema

Pulmonary emphysema – treatment and symptoms

Pulmonary emphysema – treatment and symptoms The main function of respiration is exchange process. By breathing the oxygen which is contained in air is delivered to red blood cells (RBCs) and in exhalation back is  discharged carbon dioxide...
Tubercles

Granulomas – treatment and types

Granulomas – treatment and types Granulomas are small nodular clusters of cells with typical dimensions of 1-2mm. Their formation is a long ongoing response to the slow destroying pathogens by the cells of monocyte-macrophage system. Granulomas...
Rheumatic mitral stenosis

Rheumatic mitral stenosis

Rheumatic mitral stenosis From anamnesis: N.I.K., 55 years old woman joins in the Cardiology ward with complaints of severe constriction, accompanied by a cough with expectoration of rusty sputum, weakness and anorexia. Immediately before entering...
Echinococcosis

Echinococcosis – symptoms and treatment

Echinococcosis has the dog for a permanent and final host, and the other animals, including the human, are intermediate hosts, in which the intermediate stage with formation of echinococcosis cysts is being developed. Echinococcosisis is just...
Bronchopneumonia

Bronchopneumonia – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Bronchopneumonia – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Bronchopneumonia is an acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs, in which the alveoli and / or interstitial are affected. Pneumonias are the most common cause of death among infectious...