This disease occurs when the blood vessels or the nerves passing through the thoracic outlet, which is the space between the collarbone (clavicle) and the first rib, become compressed, resulting in a group of disorders characterized by numbness of fingers and pain in the shoulders and neck.
Sometimes it is not possible to identify the exact cause of thoracic outlet syndrome, but it can by repetitive injuries as result of ... more
Emphysema is a factor in the progression of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), which is a condition that limits the flow of air when someone breathes out. When the air sacs at the ends of the smallest air passages called bronchioles are gradually destroyed, emphysema occurs, the leading cause of which is smoking.
As the illness worsens, the spherical air sacs, which are clustered like bunches of grapes, are turned ... more
When an immune system reaction occurs soon after eating a certain food, it means that the person has a food allergy. Digestive problems, hives or swollen airways are some of the signs and symptoms that could be triggered after eating only a tiny amount of the allergy-causing food. In some cases, severe problems, or even a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis could be caused by food allergy.
An estimated 6 to 8% of ... more
Wilms’ tumor, also called nephroblastoma, is an uncommon kidney cancer that mainly affects kids. Wilms’ tumor is the most common and nasty kidney cancer in children since it could affect either or both of the kidneys. The climax time for Wilms’ tumor is the age of three, but it could occur after the age of 8 in some rare cases. The tumor’s name is attributed to the German surgeon who discovered cancer developing from ... more
Neural tube defects is the name of the group of birth defects that spina bifida is a part of. The embryonic structure that ultimately develops into the baby's brain and spinal cord and the tissues that enclose them is what is meant by the neural tube.
The neural tube forms early in the pregnancy and after 28 days of conception, it closes. In babies with spina bifida, there will be defects in the spinal cord and in the bones of the ... more
When a person breathes in mold spores, the immune system overreacts if he/she has a respiratory mold allergy. A cascade of reactions that lead to allergy symptoms is triggered by this reaction. Mold allergy can make the eyes of the patient itch, make him/her cough and cause other symptoms that make the patient miserable, just like other respiratory allergies. Mold allergy is linked to asthma and exposure causes restricted breathing and other ... more