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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus that causes a respiratory illness. Coronaviruses are a very common cause of bronchitis. They may sometimes cause lung infection (pneumonia).

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AA Amyloidosis

AA Amyloidosis is caused by the accumulation of Serum Amyloid A protein into amyloid fibrils causing organ dysfunction.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Detailed information on abdominal aortic aneurysms, including description of abdominal aortic aneurysm, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and full-color anatomical and procedure illustrations

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is a weak spot in the main blood vessel in your body. You may not have symptoms at first. But this condition is serious. You may need surgery to repair the damaged area.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Endovascular Repair

An aortic aneurysm is a weak spot in your aorta that bulges or balloons outward. Aortic aneurysm is a serious medical condition. To fix it, your healthcare provider may use an endovascular repair.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Open Repair

An aortic aneurysm is a weak spot in your aorta that bulges or balloons outward. Aortic aneurysm is a serious medical condition. To fix it, your healthcare provider may use open surgery.

Abdominal Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is a common procedure that some women may need to help stop pain, bleeding, or other problems. It can be done in several ways, one of which is abdominally. In this video, you'll find out medical conditions that may require...

Abdominal Pain - Unexplained

Pain and other abdominal symptoms can signal any number of problems. These range from indigestion to cancer.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding is irregular bleeding during a menstrual cycle that is caused by hormonal problems. The most common hormonal irregularity occurs because the ovary did not produce an egg during that particular cycle. This video ...

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

Women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer who have a lumpectomy may require radiation therapy to lower the risk of recurrence. One type of radiation therapy we offer at the cancer institute is accelerated partial breast irradiation....

Acetabular Fracture

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. The socket part is lined with smooth cartilage and is called the acetabulum, which is part of the pelvis. When the socket is fractured, it is called an acetabular fracture. Such fractures are far...

Achalasia

Achalasia is a disease that makes it hard to eat and drink normally. It affects your esophagus, which is the swallowing tube that connects the back of your throat to your stomach.

Achalasia in Children

Achalasia is a rare disease that makes it hard to swallow foods and liquids. In achalasia, there is a problem with the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach (esophagus).

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Achilles tendon injuries affect the Achilles tendon, a fibrous band of tissue that links the muscles in your calf to your heel. The strength and flexibility of this tendon are important for jumping, running, and walking.

Achondroplasia in Children

Achondroplasia is a group of rare genetic (inherited) bone disorders. Achondroplasia is the most common type of what was once called dwarfism, in which the child's arms and legs are short in proportion to body length.

Achondroplastic Dwarfism

Achondroplastic dwarfism is the most common form of short-limbed dwarfism. People with this disorder do not grow to what are considered normal heights and average about four feet tall. Usually, the forehead is large, and the middle part ...

ACL Injuries

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee can be injured during sporting activities, particularly when an athlete pivots suddenly. The ACL is one of four knee ligaments that stabilize the knee. This video discusses how the knee ...

Acne

Acne affects teens and adults of all ages. It happens when oil secreted by sebaceous glands clogs the hair follicle. Bacteria infect the clogged follicle and cause pimples.

Acne in Children

Acne is a disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Hair follicles are the areas around the base or root of each hair. Sebaceous glands are the tiny glands that release oil (sebum) into the hair follicles. The sebum moistens ...

Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuroma is a rare noncancerous tumor. It affects hearing and balance when the tumor presses on the nerves in the inner ear.

Acquired Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

If you have hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, your immune system does not work normally. Certain white blood cells - histiocytes and lymphocytes - attack your other blood cells. These abnormal blood cells accumulate in your spleen and ...

Acquired Hypothyroidism in Children

Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland doesn't make enough thyroid hormone. The condition is more common in adults. But it’s the most common thyroid disorder in children. Not enough thyroid hormone leads to signs such as slow growth, ...

Acquired Hypothyroidism in Children

Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland doesn't make enough thyroid hormone. The condition is more common in adults. But it’s the most common thyroid disorder in children. Not enough thyroid hormone leads to signs such as slow growth, ...

Acromegaly

Acromegaly is abnormal growth that occurs when an adult's pituitary gland makes too much growth hormone. The abnormal growth starts in your hands and feet, as soft tissue begins to swell. This rare disease affects mostly middle-aged people.

Actinic Keratosis

Detailed information on actinic keratosis, including causes and treatment.

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

One of the newest paradigms in prostate cancer care is to monitor eligible patients, those with low-grade prostate cancer, through an active surveillance program. Active surveillance is the merging of watchful waiting and active ...

Acute Aortic Syndrome

Acute aortic syndrome is a variety of acute painful and potentially life-threatening aortic pathologies that require immediate medical attention. Acute aortic syndrome includes aortic dissection, aortic ulcer, intramural hematoma and ...

Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis

Acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (ABRS) is an infection of both your nasal cavity and sinuses. It is caused by bacteria. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis refers to inflammation of the central airways that usually clears up within 4 to 8 weeks. Viral infections are the most common cause. This video explores other possible causes, available treatments, and steps you can ...

Acute Bronchitis in Children

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the large breathing tubes (bronchi) in the lungs. Short-term (acute) bronchitis means that the symptoms often develop quickly and don't last long.

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