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. The…
Chronic kidney disease (chronic kidney failure) is a gradual, progressive loss in renal function.
Echinococcosis is a disease caused by the parasites called tapeworms belonging to the Echinococcus genus. Humans get infected by ingesting the parasite eggs in contaminated water, food, or soil, and through having direct contact with the animal hosts. Cystic echinococcosis The clinical presentation of cystic…
T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder and a subtype of adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Both solid tumors in lymphatic tissues as well as impairment of bone marrow function may be presented by affected individuals, and, in recent years, survival rates have increased significantly due to…
Anasarca, or extreme generalized edema, is a medical condition characterized by widespread swelling of the skin due to effusion of fluid into the extracellular space. It is usually caused by liver failure (cirrhosis of the liver), renal failure/disease, right-sided heart failure, as well as severe malnutrition/protein…
Kawasaki disease (Kawasaki syndrome, mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome) is a systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology that primarily affects infants and children. Symptoms include a fever lasting more than 5 days, macular-papular erythematous rash, adenopathy, bilateral conjunctival injection and swelling of the…