Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus.
The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once…
Thalassemia is a genetic disorder, most commonly encountered in countries with malaria prevalence or in people of corresponding descent. In affected individuals, hemoglobin synthesis is disturbed, which leads to hypochromic microcytic anemia of different severity.
Clinical presentation of thalassemia varies widely. And…
Myxedema or severe hypothyroidism is clinical condition where the thyroid gland does not produce any thyroid hormone. In some cases, myxedema condition is also being referred to as underactive thyroid. Myxedema typically present with a distinct facial appearance, hoarse slow speech, and dryness of the skin.
A liver abscess is composed of localized necrotic and inflammatory tissue within the liver. It is usually present following an infection with parasitic, fungal or bacterial microorganisms.
Infection of the bile ducts (cholangitis) is nowadays the most common underlying cause of liver abscess, especially among the elderly.…
Heart diseases are one the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, because of increasing sedentary lifestyle. They could be congenital or acquired.
Congenital disorder manifests in newborn, and characterized by poor feeding, blue discoloration, cough and breathing difficulty. Coronary diseases present as…
Renal cell carcinoma is a malignancy originating from the kidney's tubular epithelium. The tumor is characterized by aggressive growth and propensity for metastatic spread. Patients often present with metastatic disease disease either at the time of diagnosis of the primary tumor or even several years after…