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Blepharitis- Types, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Definition Blepharitis is a very common inflammatory disorder of the edge of the eyelids where the eyelashes are located. Bacteria, which normally exist on our skin, are drawn to crusts around the base of the eyelashes and produce chemical substances which irritate the eyes resulting in itching, irritation and burning …

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Blastomycosis – Causes, Complications, and Prevention.

Overview – Blastomycosis Blastomycosis is a systemic pyogranulomatous infection usually caused by the inhalation of (spores) conidia of Blastomyces dermatitidis. Clinical presentations vary widely, ranging from an asymptomatic, self-limited pulmonary infection to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a life-threatening disease. Blastomycosis is not known to spread from person to person. …

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Biceps Tendonitis or Tendinitis- Causes and Treatment

Definition- Biceps Tendonitis Biceps Tendonitis is caused by micro-tears in the tendon and it is called tendonitis (sometimes spelled “tendinitis”). Even though tendons are tough, if you overuse them they can become sore and painful. Tendonitis can occur because of repetitive motion. For instance, professional baseball players, swimmers, tennis players, …

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Batten Disease – Causes and Treatment

Batten Disease – Definition Batten disease is the name for a group of inherited nervous system disorders that most often begin in childhood and interfere with a cell’s ability to recycle a cellular residue called lipofuscin. Batten is commonly being used to describe the many forms of the disease, called …

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