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Periostitis

What is Periostitis? Periostitis is a medical condition where the bone covering known as periosteum is inflamed. The bone is always thought of to be hard substance but it is …

Enlarged thyroid (goitre)

ENLARGED THYROID

What is an Enlarged Thyroid? Enlarged Thyroid is a n enlargement of the thyroid gland is medically known as goiter. Usually, the thyroid enlarges and expands beyond its normal size …

Infected hangnail images

Infected Hangnail

What is an Infected Hangnail? Infected Hangnail is the appearance of skin at the root of the nail that looks jagged and torn is common. This skin is called a hangnail …

Hitchhiker’s thumb

Hitchhiker’s Thumb

What is Hitchhiker’s Thumb? Hitchhiker’s thumb is a genetic condition that causes a person to bend his or her thumbs backwards while stretching. It is also known as distal hyperextensibility1. The …

Automatonophobia

Automatonophobia

What is Automatonophobia? Automatonophobia refers to fear of objects that represent human beings. These objects include wax statutes, dummies, and animatronics creatures. People with this kind of fear believe that things …

Spongiotic Dermatitis Images

Spongiotic Dermatitis

Dermatitis is a condition where the skin or epidermis becomes inflamed. Numerous types of dermatitis exist and affect people differently. Contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis are some of the examples …

cardiac tamponade

Cardiac Tamponade

Cardiac Tamponade Definition Cardiac tamponade is a condition where fluids and blood accumulates in the pericardium, which is a thin double sac that surrounds your heart. This exerts a lot …

hemoptysis definition

Hemoptysis

Hemoptysis Definition Hemoptysis is a condition that is characterized by coughing blood from your respiratory system. It is a life-threatening condition that needs urgent medical attention5. Causes of Hemoptysis Numerous factors …