Basal cell carcinoma, or basalioma for short, is a semi-malignant skin cancer that almost always occurs in a localized manner and does not tend to form metastases. However, if left untreated, the basal cell carcinoma can grow through further growth of surrounding tissue
Heart neurosis or heart phobia is a fairly common phenomenon. Those affected suffer from heart problems, but these are not due to an organic disease of the heart.
A nipple infection or breast infection is characterized by red and sore nipples and swelling of the breast. Depending on the severity of the infection, simple measures and rest are sometimes sufficient for a quick improvement
If most or all of the cerebral functions fail, but the functions of the brain stem, diencephalon and spinal cord remain, it is referred to as a persistent vegetative state or apallic syndrome (PVS)
The venereal disease granuloma inguinale or donovanosis is particularly common in tropical countries. If treatment is started early, the infection is often completely curable.
Hyperinsulinism is a condition of increased insulin concentration in the blood, which leads to hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar). The hypoglycaemia often causes serious health problems that can lead to coma or even death
Synesthesia is a largely unknown symptom in the population, a special feature of the perception of sensory stimuli. Those affected always experience sensory impressions as a coupling of two or more perceptions.
Peters-Plus Syndrome is a very rare eye disease in which the development of the anterior segment of the eye is disturbed. The disease is based on a gene mutation. In treatment, the focus is on addressing the resulting symptoms
Consumption coagulopathy is located in a disease area that involves disorders of coagulation. The ability of the blood to clot is a vital property which is more or less involved in consumption coagulopathy
Fleas or a flea bite usually occur with very severe itching. Small pustules can be seen on the affected areas, often a large number of them. The bites of these parasites are not dangerous at our level, but extremely unpleasant
A lice attack or pediculosis occurs quite frequently in Germany. Children in kindergarten, in particular, have lice on their heads and in their hair.
Hyperprolactinemia should be considered especially in childless couples who dearly want a child. This increase in the prolactin value leads to infertility in women and men in addition to other complaints.
The medical term hypoparathyroidism describes a disease caused by underactive parathyroid glands, which leads to a calcium deficiency due to an insufficient release of the so-called parathyroid hormone. Most of the time
McCune-Albright syndrome is a neurocutaneous syndrome that manifests itself as café-au-lait spots and disorders in bone metabolism. The cause of the hereditary disease is a genetic mutation in the GNAS1 gene, which is responsible for a regulator of
Fibrous dysplasia, although a rare disease, is the most common malformation of the bone system in children and adolescents. The prognosis and course of fibrous dysplasia are due to mutative changes
Dyslipoproteinemia is when the ratio of certain proteins in the blood serum is disturbed. There is both a genetic (primary) form and a secondary variant, which is in the context of another, underlying disease
Hydrocyanic acid poisoning is poisoning caused by contact with hydrogen cyanide (cyanide), which can be fatal even if small amounts are ingested.
Hyperlipoproteinemia (HLP) is characterized by increased levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and lipoproteins in the blood. The causes of hyperlipoproteinemia are diverse and its consequences must be considered in a differentiated manner.
Women are predominantly affected by the lack of estrogen. The estrogen deficiency can occur due to illness, but it often accompanies maturation processes.
Geroderma osteodysplastica is one of the rare genetic diseases. It is characterized by premature aging of the skin and decalcification of the bones. But life expectancy is not restricted.