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Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis most commonly known as wear and tear arthritis, is a form of joint inflammation that is associated with cartilage degeneration [2]. It can occur at any joint, but mostly affects the weight bearing joints such as knees, spine, hips and hands [1]. It also includes the narrowing of space between joints and the loss of joint cartilage.  picture:pathology of osteoarthritis Source: tsdcentral.com Cartila...
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Medullary Sponge Kidney

What is Medullary Sponge Kidney? The medullary sponge kidney is also known as the Cacchi Ricci disease or simply the sponge kidney. This is considered as a rare condition that involves cystic malformations in the urinary system, specifically in the collecting ducts of our kidneys. There is a possibility that both of the kidneys are affected. The term sponge should not be taken literally, as this has been found misleading…

Genioplasty

What is Genioplasty? Genioplasty is a known cosmetic surgery and is famously identified as the cosmetic surgical intervention of the chin. This type of surgery is aimed to improve a person’s chin. There are a number of reasons why people undergo such procedure. This can either be for aesthetic purposes or to correct a deformity or positioning of the chin. The reshaping of the chin is still a person’s choice…

Night Terrors In Children

What are Night Terrors? Night terrors are quite common to children, ages three to twelve years. It is noted that the condition peaks at the age of 3 and a half. These are activities that cannot be avoided as a child may constantly dream, as adults also do. These night terrors are quite effective in making a significant change to the child. This places also alarm among the affected parents,…




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