Pfeiffer's glandular fever
2019

Pfeiffer's glandular fever

Pfeiffer's glandular fever or infectious mononucleosis is an infectious disease that is very prevalent. The main symptoms caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) are lymphadenopathy and fever. What is the Pfeiffer's glandular fever? As a rule, the Pfeiffer's glandular fever is a very common, harmless virus disease

heterotaxia
2019

heterotaxia

Heterotaxis is characterized by a reversed arrangement of body organs in the abdomen. The symptoms of this disorder vary widely depending on the location of the organs, ranging from symptomlessness to severe life-threatening heart defects. What is heterotaxy? Heterotaxy is characterized by the displacement of body organs from left to right or vice versa

Gastritis (gastritis)
2019

Gastritis (gastritis)

Gastritis (gastritis), also gastritis, is a disease of the gastric mucosa. It comes in the course of the disease to develop inflammation within the stomach. Especially the elderly suffer from gastritis. The gastritis may be acute as well as chronic. What is a gastritis (gastritis)? Stomach pain is the most noticeable symptom of gastritis

lung transplantation
2019

lung transplantation

The lung is a vital organ responsible for gas exchange in the body. Certain diseases and conditions, however, can impair the function so irreparably that a transplantation with a donor organ is necessary. Lung transplantation has many opportunities and benefits, but also risks that should not be ignored

Stroke in children
2019

Stroke in children

Obesity, heart disease and narrowing of the arteries are risk factors for strokes. In addition to adults, embryos, newborns, children and adolescents can also be affected. If there is a stroke in children, they recover more easily from a stroke than adults because of the greater flexibility of their brains

acriflavinium chloride
2019

acriflavinium chloride

The product Acriflaviniumchlorid was developed by IG Farben during the 1920s. First, the drug was used for the treatment of wound infections in the mouth and throat. Due to the mode of action, however, it is to be feared that acriflavinium chloride could cause cancer. The active substance is therefore no longer used in human medicine, but in veterinary medicine in the treatment of ornamental fish

pycnodysostosis
2019

pycnodysostosis

Pyknodysostose is a disease of the osteopetrosis type. It is characterized by the constant build-up of bone material, without the old bone fractions are degraded. However, unlike the other syndromes of this type, the disease remains confined to the bones. What is a pyknodysostosis? Pyknodysostose was first described in 1962

Wild cherry
2019

Wild cherry

This fruit has been so popular among birds since its inception that the whole tree has been named after it, "Prunus avium." Its radiant white blossoms shimmer far over the land in April and May, when its fruits are ripe and bitter-sweet in summer they have successfully overcome many obstacles

Atlas
2019

Atlas

The atlas is the first cervical vertebra carrying the skull. It forms an articulated connection with the parietal bone. Fractures in the area of ​​the atlas ring can destroy the medulla oblongata, causing death to occur. What is the atlas? The cervical spine of humans and most other mammals consists of a total of seven vertebrae. Co

Degos disease
2019

Degos disease

Degos syndrome is a very rare disease affecting the arterioles. To date, only about 150 cases of Degos syndrome disease are known, with a potential number of unreported cases has to be considered. Degos syndrome causes tiny damage to blood vessels. What is a Degos syndrome? Degos syndrome causes tiny damage to blood vessels

connective tissue
2019

connective tissue

The importance of the connective tissue for the skin becomes clear to most people when changes of the skin structure become noticeable. These are usually based on the natural aging of the connective tissue and make the skin appear flaccid and dull. The connective tissue is not only responsible for the aesthetics of the skin

intercourse
2019

intercourse

Not only babies are conceived through sexual intercourse, it is also experienced pleasure and made a bond with the partner. Most people experience the lovemaking and especially the orgasm as an overwhelming feeling. What is sexual intercourse? The term intercourse describes the union of two people. The man penetrates the heterosexual act with his erect penis into the woman's vagina

voriconazole
2019

voriconazole

Voriconazole is a drug that physicians can use to treat fungal infections. He belongs to the group of antimycotics. The effect of the drug is based on a substance that damages the cell wall of the fungus. Possible applications include infections with Aspergillus, Fusarium, Scedosporium and Candida, with physicians having to consider the many potential interactions

cancer
2019

cancer

The colloquial term cancer or cancer, which has become particularly important in the field of both human and veterinary medicine, is a superordinate term. What is cancer? Graphic illustration and infogram of a typical cancer cell. Behind these collective headings Cancer or Cancer Disease are the emergence of the body's own and degenerate cells, but they are characterized by a malignancy, a disease-causing effect

colonoscopy
2019

colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is also referred to as colonoscopy in medical terminology and is used for the early detection of colon cancer. In this examination, the colon is examined with the help of a special endoscope - this is introduced through the anus into the intestine. The colonoscope has a light source and a camera so that the intestine can be viewed closely

Valvular heart disease
2019

Valvular heart disease

Heart valves act as a kind of valve on the motor's heart. They make sure that the blood always flows in the right direction and does not flow back to where it came from. Heart valve failure prevents this operation and can have fatal consequences. Heart valve deficiency subforms are valvular insufficiency or valvular weakness

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