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Epididymitis is an inflammation or infection of the epididymis. This is a thin, coiled tube that sits on top of a male testicle. In younger boys, this condition can be caused by a urinary tract infection. In older boys and teens, it's ...
An epidural abscess is an infection that forms in the space between your skull bones and your brain lining (intracranial epidural abscess).
Epidural lipomatosis is a rare disorder in which an abnormal amount of fat is deposited on or outside the lining of the spine. It may press on the spinal cord and nerves.
The epiglottis is a flap of cartilage at the base of the tongue at the very back of the throat. When the epiglottis becomes swollen and inflamed, it is called epiglottitis.
A seizure happens when electrical activity in the brain surges suddenly. Epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) is a condition that occurs when seizures happen every few seconds or minutes. This can continue for days, weeks or even years.
Epilepsy is a disorder of the nervous system. Epilepsy causes sudden, intense bursts of electrical activity in the brain. Someone with epilepsy will have repeated seizures. There is often no warning and no clear reason why the seizures ...
Epilepsy is a brain condition that causes a person to have seizures. It's one of the most common disorders of the nervous system.
Epilepsy is a brain condition that causes a child to have seizures. It is one of the most common disorders of the nervous system.
Epilepsy is a disorder of the nervous system. It is also called a seizure disorder. Normally the body's nerves send information by electrical and chemical signals. People with epilepsy have abnormal electrical signals in the brain. This ...
Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence means you can’t get an erection. It can also mean you aren't happy with the size or hardness of your erections, or how long your erections last. Read on to learn more about this condition.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence means you can’t get an erection. It can also mean you are not happy with the size or hardness of your erections, or how long your erections last.
Detailed information on erythema multiforme, including symptoms and treatment
Detailed information on erythema nodosum, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on generalized exfoliative dermatitis, including symptoms, causes, and treatment.
Esophageal atresia is a condition in which part of the esophagus is missing, so food and liquids cannot travel from the mouth to the stomach.
The esophagus links the mouth to the stomach, forming an important part of the body's digestive system. Esophageal cancer includes lymphoma and tumors of the smooth muscle of the esophagus (which are usually not cancerous). The disease ...
The esophagus is the tube that carries food and liquid from your mouth to your stomach. Esophageal cancer starts in cells that make up the inner lining layer of the esophagus. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
The esophagus connects the mouth to the stomach. Esophageal diverticula are weak parts of the esophagus that pouch outward.
The esophagus is the tube that connects the mouth with the stomach. When a tear occurs in this tube, the condition is known as esophageal rupture. A rupture allows food or fluids to leak into the chest and cause severe lung problems.
The esophagus is a tube that connects the mouth and the stomach. An esophageal stricture is an abnormal narrowing in some portion of this tube.
Esophageal web occurs when a thin, fibrous, mucous membrane forms across the throat.
Esophagitis is the irritation and inflammation of the lining of your esophagus, or food pipe. Because the lining of the esophagus is sensitive, many things can cause swelling and irritation.
The esophagus is a muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach. The contraction of the muscles helps push food from the mouth to the stomach for digestions. Esophagitis is a condition in which the esophagus becomes inflamed ...
Essential tremor (ET) is a neurological disorder. It causes your hands, head, trunk, voice, or legs to shake rhythmically. It is often confused with Parkinson disease. It is most common in people older than age 65.
Ewing sarcoma is a rare type of cancer. It’s most common in children and teens between the ages 10 and 19. It usually grows in bone, but it can also grow in soft tissue that’s connected to the bone. This may include tendons, ligaments, ...
Ewing sarcoma is a type of cancer that most often starts in the bone. It can also start in soft tissues. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Ewing's sarcoma is a cancer that occurs in or close to the bone. More common in adolescents, it is found in the arms, legs and sometimes the spine, but it may also involve muscles and soft tissues around the tumor. Ewing's sarcoma cells ...
Detailed information on excessive sweating, including symptoms and treatment
Exstrophy of the bladder is when a baby's bladder has grown inside out and is sticking through the belly wall. It often occurs together with epispadias. This is when the opening of the tube that carries urine out of the body (the ...
Melanoma is a serious kind of skin cancer. This cancer involves cells called melanocytes. You also have melanocytes in your eyes. When these cells become cancerous, the condition is called intraocular melanoma. Learn about causes, risk ...