Monthly Archives: November 2017

Stye or Hordeolum – Definition, Causes and Prevention

Definition Stye is the painful bump that forms inside or outside of the eyelids. Your eyes have lots of tiny oil glands around the eyelids. Sometimes these tiny glands get blocked and form red bumps. Frequently the bacteria will enter into the bump and causes swelling, inflammation, pain, and redness …

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Thrombocytopenia – Introduction, Mechanism, and Risk factors.

Introduction People with thrombocytopenia have diminished platelets (Thrombocytes) count in the blood. Platelets are blood cells which help for clotting process. Normal platelets count value is from 150,000 and 450,000 per microliter (one-millionth of a liter). About two-third of platelets are released into the blood stream whereas the remaining are …

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Spondyloarthritis (SpA)- Definition, Symptoms, Types and Treatment

Definition Spondyloarthritis (also known as spondyloarthropathy) is the term which describes the connective tissue diseases. It is the group of inflammatory diseases, including arthritis of the peripheral joints and spine (sacroiliitis or spondylitis); including the area where ligaments and tendons attach to bones (enthesitis or enthesopathy). These diseases cause pain …

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Astigmatism – History, Types, Symptoms and Treatment

Definition Astigmatism is the defects in the curvature of the cornea. If the curvature of the cornea and lens is mismatched, this will allow the light inside eye in different angles. This condition leads eye discomfort, headaches and blurred or fuzzy vision. History 1793- As a student, Thomas Young discovered …

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Leukocytosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Definition Leucocytosis is the condition in which the body has a higher level (more than 11,000 leukocytes per cubic mm of adult human blood) of white blood cells (WBC) than normal level. White blood cells play an important role in the body immune system. White blood cells will function as …

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