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Paget Disease of the Bone

Paget disease of the bone is a chronic bone disorder. It causes bones to become enlarged and deformed. Bone may become dense, but fragile, because of excessive breakdown and deformation of bone. The disease is the most common bone ...

Palate Cancer

The palate is divided into two parts: the bony hard palate in the front, and the fleshy soft palate in the back of the mouth. Cancer of the palate usually first noticed as an ulcer in the mouth. Tobacco and alcohol use are risk factors ...

Pancreatic Cancer: Overview

Pancreatic cancer is cancer that starts in your pancreas. The pancreas is a pear-shaped organ that lies behind the stomach and in front of your spine. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor

A pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor is a type of cancer that forms tumors in the pancreas.

Pancreatic Pseudocysts

Pancreatic pseudocysts are collections of leaked pancreatic fluids. They may form next to the pancreas during pancreatitis.

Pancreatic Pseudocysts

Diseases & Conditions

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is the redness and swelling (inflammation) of the pancreas. This happens when digestive juices or enzymes attack the pancreas.

Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is when you have repeated, unexpected panic attacks and worry constantly about when the next one might happen. Medicines and therapy can help.

Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is when you have repeated, unexpected panic attacks and worry constantly about when the next one might happen. Medicines and therapy can help.

Paralyzed Diaphragm

The diaphragm is a muscle that separates the chest and abdominal cavities. Paralysis of this muscle is uncommon. Causes and risk factors include cancer, traums and neuromuscular disorders. Treatment options run from observation to ...

Parasomnias: Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking refers to a type of sleep disorder that involves walking while in a deep sleep. But despite the name, sleepwalking can actually refer to more than that.

Parkinson Disease

Parkinson disease is a motor system disorder that causes trembling, stiffness and trouble moving.

Parkinson Disease and Dementia

Parkinson disease is a movement disorder that can cause muscles to tighten and become rigid. It can make it hard to walk and engage in daily activities.

Parotid Duct Obstruction

In parotid duct obstruction, part of your parotid duct becomes blocked. As a result, saliva can't flow normally from your parotid gland into your mouth.

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a heart defect found in the days or weeks after birth. The ductus arteriosus is a normal part of fetal blood circulation. All babies are born with this opening between the aorta and the pulmonary artery....

Patent Foramen Ovale

A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a small hole between the two upper chambers of the heart, the right and the left atrium. Normally, a wall separates these chambers. No blood can flow between them. If a PFO exists, a little blood can flow ...

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Pelvic congestion syndrome is a condition that causes chronic pelvic pain. It is thought to be caused by problems with the veins in the pelvic area. This is the lower part of your abdomen.

Pelvic Fracture

Fractures of the pelvis are uncommon and usually happen during high-speed accidents (such as car or motorcycle crashes) or falls from great heights. Severe fractures can be life-threatening. A minor fracture is usually treated with bed ...

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease or PID is an infection of a woman’s reproductive tract. Scar tissue grows between internal organs leading to ongoing pelvic pain. It can also lead to ectopic pregnancy.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease or PID is an infection of a woman’s reproductive tract. Scar tissue grows between internal organs leading to ongoing pelvic pain. It can also lead to ectopic pregnancy.

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a challenging condition that can be due to many possible causes.

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a challenging condition that can be due to many possible causes.

Pemphigus Vulgaris

Pemphigus is a rare group of autoimmune diseases. It causes blisters on the skin and mucous membranes throughout the body. It can affect the mouth, nose, throat, eyes, and genitals.

Penile Cancer: Overview

Cancer that starts in cells in the penis is called penile cancer. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Peptic Ulcers

A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of your stomach or the first part of your small intestine (duodenum).

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