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cysts

What is a cyst? The cyst is a closed bag or cavity of a pathological nature, covered with epithelium and filled with liquids, gas or semi-solid material. When the accumulation is not covered by a very distinct membrane one speaks instead of pseudocysts . Cysts can develop at any age and in the most disparate locations, generally quickly before stopping their growth permanently; more rarely, these abnormal formations shrink or continue to increase in size

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Jokes about Doctors and Health

Because sometimes a laugh is the best cure ... "Doctor, can I bathe with diarrhea?" "If you have enough, you can even dive!" "Doctor, I have a terrible diarrhea." "Did you try with a lemon?" "Sure, but as soon as I take it off again!" Doctor, can I eat rice with diarrhea
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bumps

What is a Bernoccolo? The bumps are accumulations of more or less showy liquids (protuberances), which form at the level of the skull after beating the head. They are therefore localized edemas of variable volume, caused by the increase in interstitial fluids present in the tissues; this increase is linked to the substances released following the trauma, which trigger an acute inflammatory process with an increase in capillary permeability
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Cachexia

Definition Cachexia is a state of profound general decay, characterized by prostration, slowing of psychic abilities, loss of appetite and reduction of fat and especially muscular masses (negative nitrogen balance). Causes Read also: Cachxia - Causes and Symptoms » Cachexia can be the expression of several conditions: hunger cachexia : typical of states of profound malnutrition, often accompanied by edema, hypocholesterolemia, hypothermia and arterial hypotension (see Kwashiorkor and Marasma).
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Catheter

Definition and types of catheters The catheter is a cylindrical, hollow and generally flexible instrument, designed for insertion into a body cavity, in a duct of the organism or in one of its vessels. The purposes of this operation can be: diagnostics (taking blood samples and monitoring organ functions): therapeutic (to favor the spontaneous or aspirated drainage of the content, to introduce fluids, nutrients and medicines): surgical procedures (microsurgery or anesthetic administration, such as in the epidural catheter)
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cysts

What is a cyst? The cyst is a closed bag or cavity of a pathological nature, covered with epithelium and filled with liquids, gas or semi-solid material. When the accumulation is not covered by a very distinct membrane one speaks instead of pseudocysts . Cysts can develop at any age and in the most disparate locations, generally quickly before stopping their growth permanently; more rarely, these abnormal formations shrink or continue to increase in size
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Colic

Definition Colic is an access to abdominal pain, usually characteristic for site and irradiation, caused by violent contractions of a hollow viscus with smooth muscles. On the basis of the anatomical structure involved, intestinal, renal, hepato-biliary, appendicular, pancreatic, ovarian, gastric etc
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comorbidities of stroke

Generality "Comorbidity" is a term used in the medical field to indicate the simultaneous presence of several different pathologies , in the same individual. More precisely, comorbidity can refer to: Two or more diseases that coexist simultaneously in a patient, but are independent of each other; Diseases or disorders that appear secondarily to the onset of an underlying disease
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Defedato - Defedation

The adjective deeded is reserved for individuals in a serious state of organic decay, resulting from disease more or less serious, to drug addiction and / or malnutrition / malabsorption. The worsening of this general debilitation leads to cachexia or cachectic state. The weak subjects, and even more the cachectic ones, appear lean (loss of muscle mass), pale and languid, and are predisposed to various opportunistic diseases, from which a healthy and healthy organism is perfectly able to defend itself
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Edema

See also: exudate - bumps What is Edema? Edema is an accumulation of fluids in the interstitial spaces of the body. The most obvious symptom of this condition is the swelling which, as everyone knows, characterizes various pathologies. A simple but objective diagnostic criterion is based on the local compression of the swelling with a finger
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Efficiency and Efficacy: Meaning and Differences

The terms efficacy and efficiency, often used interchangeably as synonyms, actually reflect two very distinct concepts. Let's be clear about it. Effectiveness indicates the ability to achieve the stated goal, while efficiency assesses the ability to do so using the minimum necessary resources. Effectiveness and efficiency are very important concepts in the world of work and in general in the planning and control of any activity
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