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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Myelofibrosis (MF) – Causes, Complications and Diagnosis

Definition Myelofibrosis is a disorder that affects bone marrow, which produces blood cells. This disorder will result in the growth of scar tissue in bone marrow and blood cells cannot develop properly. MF patients have low blood cell, white blood and platelet counts lead to anemia, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia, fatigue, …

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Rabies in dogs – Symptoms, Complications, and Diagnosis.

Introduction The rabies virus is a lethal and rapid-acting single-stranded RNA virus from the family Rhabdoviridae which affects the mammalian animal’s central nervous system and finally leads to acute encephalitis. There are two forms of rabies called, furious and paralytic. Initially, rabies begins as a furious form and later it …

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Dengue – Complications, Risk factors and Diagnosis

Introduction Dengue is a self-limiting acute mosquito-transmitted disease characterized by fever, headache, muscle, joint pains, rash, nausea, and vomiting. Dengue Fever (DF) is caused by an arbovirus and spread by Aedes mosquitoes. Some infections result in Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and in its severe form, Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS) can …

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