Thyromegaly

Definition The thyroid gland is responsible in producing thyroid hormone. It is butterfly shaped and located just below the Adam’s apple in male and in the lower part of the neck in female. A thyroid gland that grows out of…

Pain Under Left Rib Cage

The body framework around the chest is known as rib cage. Either left or right, pain under the rib cage is common among people. The type of pain can be the outcome of a severe problem or other disorder caused…

Granuloma Annulare

Granuloma annulare is an inflammatory dermatosis, a common skin ailment with characteristic smooth, discolored, raised patches or rashes on the skin, usually thickened at the border forming circular or annular ring. This skin condition is also called necrobiotic papulosis. It…

Poison Sumac Rash

What is Poison Sumac? Poison Sumac is a small woody type of tree which grows up to nine meters. The poison sumac plant is a deciduous shrub mainly found in and around wetlands and also in hardwood forests and pinewood…

Exfoliative Cheilitis

Exfoliative Cheilitis is a rare kind of disease involving the lips. It is also known as “tic de levres”.

Gianotti Crosti Syndrome

What is Gianotti Crosti syndrome? The gianotti crosti syndrome, more commonly known as the infantile papular acrodermatitis is a rare disorder which occurs during childhood. The disorder can affect infants who are nine months old to children up to the…

Bartonella Rash

Bartonella rash in humans occurs due to a chain of diseases. Before proceeding with the details about this, it is important to mention that even domestic and wild animals can also get infected by it, for instance – cats.

Retinoschisis

The retina of the eye is a slender layer made of tissues and is located near the optic nerve. The main function of the retina is to receive light from external sources and convert it into neural signals and send…

Burning Eyes

Burning eyes are characterized by a burning feeling and irritation of the eyes which may also be accompanied with itching, tearing or discharge from the eyes. It is generally a symptom of another existing condition. Eye is a visual organ…

Embolus

Define Embolus Embolus is a detached intravascular mass travelling from its origin through the blood stream. It is capable of clogging the capillary beds and can get stuck in the brain, lungs, heart and any other area of the body…

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