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Ear and Temporal Bone Cancer

The temporal bone is an area of the skull above the ear. Approximately 200 cases of ear and temporal bone cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States.

Ear Barotrauma

Pressure differences between the inside of the ear and the outside of the ear can cause ear barotrauma or ear damage. It can cause pain and sometimes permanent hearing loss. It can be caused by scuba diving, air travel, or exposure to an...

Early Repolarization

The heart muscle is responsible for circulating blood throughout the body and uses electrical signals from within the heart to manage the heartbeat. When the electrical system of the heart does not operate as it is supposed to, early ...

Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease

Alzheimer disease most commonly affects older adults. But it can also affect people in their 30s or 40s. When Alzheimer disease occurs in someone younger than age 65, it is known as early-onset (or younger-onset) Alzheimer disease.

Ebola

Ebola is a virus that causes problems with how your blood clots. Here's a look at the disease, from symptoms to treatment and prevention.

Ectopic Pregnancy

A pregnancy that develops outside the uterus is called ectopic pregnancy. This nearly always happens in a fallopian tube. So it’s often called tubal pregnancy. Rarely, an ectopic pregnancy will happen in an ovary, in the cervix, or the ...

Ectropion

Ectropion is a sagging or outward turning of an eyelid. It usually affects a lower eyelid. It often affects both lower eyelids. But in some cases it only affects one side.

Efferent Loop Syndrome

Efferent loop syndrome is one of two loop syndromes" that can happen after some types of gastric surgery. In a loop syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues of the body. It can vary greatly in severity, and can affect the skin, blood vessels and joints.

Ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichiosis is an illness caused by bacteria that’s spread by ticks. The bacteria are in the Ehrlichia group of bacteria. The illness causes fever, muscle aches, and other symptoms. It’s an uncommon illness that can affect people of all...

Eisenmenger Syndrome in Children

Eisenmenger syndrome is an advanced form of

Electromyography

Electromyography measures the electrical impulses of the muscles at rest and when contracted. Electromyography is usually done with nerve conduction studies. Nerve conduction studies measure how well individual nerves transmit electrical...

Embolizing (Shaggy) Aorta

An embolism is an obstruction in a blood vessel, often a blood clot that becomes caught while traveling through the bloodstream. When an embolism develops from degenerative material (atheroma), or blood-clotting material (thrombus) ...

Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy in Children

EDMD is a rare inherited muscle disease. It causes weakness in your child’s shoulders, upper arms, and calves. The disease also causes stiff joints that can’t move well.

Empty Sella Syndrome

Empty sella syndrome (ESS) may occur if you have an enlarged sella turcica. This is a bony structure where the pituitary gland sits at the base of the brain.

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. The inflammation causes the brain to swell, which leads to changes in neurological function. It results in mental confusion and seizures.

Encephalitis in Children

Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. The inflammation causes the brain to swell. This leads to changes in a child's nervous system that can include confusion, changes in alertness, and seizures.

Enchondroma

An enchondroma is a type of noncancerous bone tumor that begins in cartilage. An enchondroma most often affects the cartilage that lines the inside of the bones. It often affects the tiny long bones of the hands and feet. It may also ...

Encopresis

Encopresis is when your child leaks stool into his or her underwear. It is also called stool soiling. It is most often because of long-term (chronic) constipation. Encopresis happens to children ages 4 and older who have already been ...

Endometrial Cancer

The most common female genital cancer is endometrial cancer, in which cancer cells are attached to the lining or the muscular wall of the uterus (womb). Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common malignancy among women in the United ...

Endometrial Cancer: Overview

Endometrial cancer starts in the cells that form the inner lining of the uterus, which is called the endometrium. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is diagnosed when endometrial cells—tissue that lines the uterus—are found outside of the womb. In addition to causing pain, endometriosis is a main cause of infertility in women. For some women, surgery can improve the ...

Endovascular Surgery

Endovascular surgery – operating from inside the blood vessel – is performed through tiny holes, rather than through large external incisions. It is an emerging alternative to open operations with very promising results. When done so, ...

Enlarged Prostate Gland

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is commonly known as an enlarged prostate gland. The prostate glad is about the size and shape of a walnut. Located just below the bladder, it surrounds the urethra, which carries urine out of the bladder. ...

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli

One Escherichia coli (E. coli) strain that causes a severe intestinal infection in humans is known as enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC). It’s the most common strain to cause illness in people. It’s different from other E. coli because it ...

Enteroviruses in Children

There are many types of enteroviruses. The viruses mostly cause illness in babies, children, and teens. This is because most adults have already been exposed to many enteroviruses and have built up immunity.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

When you think of allergic reactions, you probably envision itchy eyes and a runny nose. But an allergic reaction can happen in the esophagus - your food pipe - as well.

Ependymoma

Ependymoma is a rare type of tumor of the brain or spinal cord. It can happen in both children and adults. In children, these tumors tend to be in the brain. In adults, they are often in the spinal cord.

Ependymomas

The two most common spinal cord tumors are ependymomas and astrocytomas. Ependymomas are slow growing and usually benign growths on the lining of the spinal cord and parts of the brain. Astrocytomas are cancerous growths made up of ...

Epidermoid Cysts of the Skin

Epidermoid cysts are typically harmless, slow-growing bumps under the skin. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

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