boils

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BOILS; CAUSES AND PREVENTION

DEFINITION- A boil, also known as a pores and skin abscess, is a localized contamination deep in the skin. Boils are spherical, pus-crammed nodules; on the pores and skin that results from infection with staphylococcus micro organism, the infection begins… Continue Reading…

PITUITARY TUMORS

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PITUITARY TUMORS & MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURES

Pituitary tumors of the anterior pituitary are more common than those of the posterior pituitary and hypothalamus. The most common of the anterior pituitary tumours are basically adenomas; primary and metastatic carcinomas hence being rare. Craniopharyngioma and granular cell tumour… Continue Reading…

hypopituitarism

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HYPERPITUITARISM; HYPER FUNCTION OF PITUITARY

Hyperpituitarism is characterized by oversecretion of one or more of the pituitary hormones. Such hypersecretion may be due to diseases of the anterior pituitary, posterior pituitary or hypothalamus. A. Hyper function of Anterior Pituitary causing Hyperpituitarism: Three common syndromes of… Continue Reading…

CHOLELITHIASIS (GALLSTONES)

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GALLSTONES | CHOLELITHIASIS

Gallstones chiefly form from constituents of the bile. (viz. cholesterol, bile pigments, and calcium salts). Generally along with other organic components. Accordingly, it commonly contains cholesterol, bile pigment and calcium salts in different proportions. They usually form in the gallbladder.… Continue Reading…

Thrombosis

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THROMBOSIS | MORPHOLOGY & CLINICAL EFFECTS

Thrombosis is basically the process of formation of solid mass in blood circulation from the constituents of flowing blood. The mass is also known as a thrombus. In contrast, a blood clot is the mass of blood coagulated in vitro… Continue Reading…

gangrene

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GANGRENE | MORPHOLOGY AND ITS TYPES

Gangrene is generally a type of necrosis of tissue with putrefaction add in it. The type of necrosis is mainly coagulative because of ischemia. e.g. in gangrene of the bowel & limb. On the other hand, gangrenous or necrotising inflammation… Continue Reading…

erysipelas

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ERYSIPELAS | ETIOLOGY, RISK AND PREVENTION

Erysipelas is basically a skin infection that involves the dermis layer of the skin. But it may also reach to superficial cutaneous lymphatics. It is generally defined by an area of erythema. That is well-demarcated, raised, and often affects the… Continue Reading…

clinical presentation; cellulitis

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CELLULITIS | CAUSE, RISK AND PREVENTION

Cellulitis is a generally common bacterial infection of the skin and soft tissues under the skin. It occurs when bacteria enter the skin from a break and spread. Finally, infection occurs that can cause swelling, redness, pain, or warmth. ETIOLOGY  OF CELLULITS:-… Continue Reading…

signs of inflammation

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INFLAMMATION | CAUSES, SIGN AND ITS TYPE

Inflammation is basically the body defense reaction that helps in eliminating the spread of injurious agents. And also help to remove the consequent tissues. In other words, it is a local response of living tissues to injury because of any… Continue Reading…