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Cardiac Cirrhosis And Congestive Hepatopathy Clinical Presentation

Cardiac cirrhosis (congestive hepatopathy) includes a spectrum of hepatic derangements that occur in the setting of right-sided heart failure. Clinically, the signs and symptoms of congestive heart failure (CHF) dominate the disorder.
Cardiac Cirrhosis and Congestive Hepatopathy Clinical Presentation

Cardiac Cirrhosis And Congestive Hepatopathy Clinical Presentation


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Perineal Abscess Drainage: Pre-Procedure, Technique, Post-Procedure

Background An abscess is an infectious process characterized by a collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue. Abscesses can form anywhere in the body, from a superficial skin (subcutaneous) abscess to deep abscesses in muscle, organs, or body cavities.
Perineal Abscess Drainage Overview

Perineal Abscess Drainage: Pre-Procedure, Technique, Post-Procedure


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Carotid Artery Dissection: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology

Carotid artery dissection begins as a tear in one of the carotid arteries of the neck, which allows blood under arterial pressure to enter the wall of the artery and split its layers. The result is either an intramural hematoma or an aneurysmal dilatation, either of which can be a source of microemboli, with the latter also causing a mass eff...
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Carotid Artery Dissection: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology


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Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke: Overview, Rehabilitation Setting ...

Middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke describes the sudden onset of focal neurologic deficit resulting from brain infarction or ischemia in the territory supplied by the MCA. The MCA is by far the largest cerebral artery and is the vessel most commonly affected by cerebrovascular accident.
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Pathology Of Rheumatic Heart Disease: Overview, Etiology And ...

Rheumatic heart disease is cardiac inflammation and scarring triggered by an autoimmune reaction to infection with group A streptococci. In the acute stage, this condition consists of pancarditis, involving inflammation of the myocardium, endocardium, and epicardium.
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Imaging In Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Overview, Radiography ...

Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a condition in which there is bleeding into the subarachnoid space around the brain and spinal cord, as shown in the images below. This space is normally filled with clear, colorless cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
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Drug-Induced Glaucoma: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

Several different drugs have the potential to cause the elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP), which can occur via an open-angle mechanism or a closed-angle mechanism. Steroid-induced glaucoma is a form of open-angle glaucoma that usually is associated with topical steroid use, but it may develop with inhaled, oral, intravenous, periocular,...
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Drug-Induced Glaucoma: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


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Euthyroid Sick Syndrome: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

Euthyroid sick syndrome can be described as abnormal findings on thyroid function tests that occur in the setting of a nonthyroidal illness (NTI), without preexisting hypothalamic-pituitary and thyroid gland dysfunction. After recovery from an NTI, these thyroid function test result abnormalities should be completely reversible.
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Euthyroid Sick Syndrome: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


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Carotid Body Tumors: Background, History Of The Procedure ...

Carotid body tumors (CBTs) are rare neoplasms, although they represent about 65% of head and neck paragangliomas. These tumors develop within the adventitia of the medial aspect of the carotid bifurcation.
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Benign Tumors Of Major Salivary Glands: Background, Anatomy ...

Tumors of the salivary glands are uncommon and represent 2-4% of head and neck neoplasms. They may be broadly categorized into benign neoplasms, tumorlike conditions, and malignant neoplasms.
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Melanocytic Nevi: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

Melanocytic nevi are benign neoplasms or hamartomas composed of melanocytes, the pigment-producing cells that constitutively colonize the epidermis. Melanocytes are derived from the neural crest and migrate during embryogenesis to selected ectodermal sites (primarily the skin and the CNS), but also to the eyes and the ears.
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Melanocytic Nevi: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


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Neoplasms Of The Endocrine Pancreas: Practice Essentials ...

Neoplasms of the endocrine pancreas can be divided into functional and nonfunctional varieties. Most pancreatic endocrine neoplasms discovered clinically are functional; ie, they secrete one or more hormonal products into the blood, which leads to a recognizable clinical syndrome.
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