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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a variety of symptoms that happen from a narrowing of your thoracic outlet—the space between your collarbone and your first rib. It can result from injury, disease, or a problem you had from birth.

Thoracic Spine

This part of your spine is your upper back. It is made up of 12 vertebrae. The rib cage of the chest is attached to the thoracic spine at each level. This gives a great deal of stability and support to the upper body. This in turn, ...

Thrombocythemia

Thrombocythemia is a disease in which your bone marrow makes too many platelets. Platelets are blood cell fragments that help with blood clotting. Having too many platelets makes it hard for your blood to clot normally. This can cause ...

Thrombocytopenia in the Newborn

Thrombocytopenia [thrombo-boh-sy-toh-PEE-nee-uh] means that a newborn baby has too few platelets in his or her blood. Platelets are blood cells that help the blood clot. They are made in the bone marrow.

Thrombosis

Thrombosis occurs when blood clots block your blood vessels. It may be caused by injury, immobility and other factors.

Thrush (Oral Candida Infection) in Children

Thrush is a mouth infection that is common in babies and children. Symptoms include white or yellow velvety patches in the mouth. Thrush is caused by a type of fungus called Candida.

Thymoma

Thymoma and thymic carcinomas are a type of cancer that affects the thymus, an organ located in between the lungs and is part of the lymphatic and immune systems. The thymus is where T-cells mature before they travel to the lymph nodes ...

Thymus Cancer Overview

The thymus is a small organ in the front part of your chest under the top part of the breastbone. Thymus cancer is rare. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Thyroglossal Duct Cyst in Children

A thyroglossal duct cyst is a pocket in the front part of neck that is filled with fluid. A child is born with this cyst.

Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid gland is located in the lower front of the neck, below the voice box (larynx) located in the upper part of the neck, and above the collarbones. Thyroid cancer (carcinoma) usually appears as a painless lump in this area. In ...

Thyroid Cancer: Overview

Thyroid cancer starts in the cells of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland helps control hormones in your body and is part of the endocrine system. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

A thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy is a procedure that removes a small sample of tissue from your thyroid gland. Cells are removed through a small, hollow needle. The sample is sent to the lab for analysis.

Thyroid Nodules

A thyroid nodule is a lump in or on the thyroid gland. Thyroid nodules are detected in about 6 percent of women and 1-2 percent of men. Any time a lump is discovered in thyroid tissue, the possibility of cancer must be considered, but ...

TIA-Related Memory Loss

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a brief episode during which parts of the brain do not receive enough blood. Because the blood supply is restored quickly, brain tissue is not permanently damaged. These attacks are often early ...

Tibia/Fibula Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation

Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is a type of surgery used to stabilize and heal a broken bone. You might need this procedure to treat your broken shin bone (tibia) or your fibula.

Tibial Torsion in Children

Tibial torsion is an inward twisting of the shinbones. These bones are located between the knee and the ankle. Tibial torsion causes a child's feet to turn inward.

Ticks and Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infection caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. This spiral shaped bacterium is most commonly spread by a tick bite.

Tilt Table Testing

A tilt table test is a test done to evaluate symptoms of syncope (fainting) by creating changes in posture and see how your heart and blood pressure respond.

Tinea Infection

Detailed information on the most common types of ringworm, including diagnosis and treatment

Tinea Versicolor (Pityriasis Versicolor)

Detailed information on tinea versicolor, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Tinea Versicolor in Children

Tinea versicolor is a fungal skin infection. It’s caused by yeast on the skin. It occurs most often in teens and young adults. But it can happen at any time.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the sound of ringing in the ears. It may also be described as roaring, buzzing, hissing, or clicking inside the head. The sounds may come and go. Or they may be ongoing. Read on to learn more.

Tongue Cancer

common. Squamous cells are thin, flat cells that line the mouth and other organs. There are two types of tongue cancer: cancer of the oral tongue (the front two-thirds of the tongue that you can stick out is called the oral tongue) and ...

Tonic-Clonic (Grand Mal) Seizure

A tonic-clonic seizure, also called a grand mal seizure, causes violent muscle contractions and loss of consciousness. These are the types of seizures most people know about, and what they usually picture when they think about seizures ...

Tonsil Cancer

The throat has three types of tonsils. Cancer of the tonsils usually involves the palatine tonsils on the sides of the throat. Men are diagnosed with tonsil cancer three to four times more often than women. People are generally diagnosed...

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis means that your tonsils are inflamed. Your tonsils are large, fleshy glands at the back of your throat. These glands make antibodies that help fight infection.

Tooth Decay in Children

Tooth decay is the breakdown of tooth enamel. Enamel is the hard outer surface of a tooth. Tooth decay can lead to cavities.

Toothache (Pulpitis) in Children

A toothache means that the pulp inside a tooth is inflamed and infected. The pulp is the soft part inside the tooth that has blood vessels and nerves.

Torn Meniscus

Between the bones of the knees are 2 crescent-shaped disks of connective tissue, called menisci, which also act as shock absorbers to cushion the lower part of the leg from the weight of the rest of the body. Meniscus tears can happen ...

Torticollis

Torticollis is a condition in which the neck is twisted and causes the head to rotate and tilt at an odd angle. The cause of torticollis is unknown, but treatment can help.

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