What is Carcinoma?

March 14, 2018

Carcinoma is a kind of cancer that begins in cells that create the skin or the tissue lining organs, such as the kidneys or liver. Like other types of cancer, carcinomas are abnormal cells that divide without control. They can spread to other parts of the body but don’t always. “Carcinoma in situ” remains in the cells where it started. Not all cancers are carcinoma. Additional types of cancer that…

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What happens in an Open Appendectomy Procedure?

February 8, 2018

Surgical Removal of Appendix By the anatomy of the anterior abdominal wall, the following three distinct incisions when implementing an open appendectomy: Lanz incision McBurney-McArthur incision Pararectus (Jalaguier, Battle, Kammerer, Lennander, Senn) incision Whether any of these incisions is superior to other incisions will not be determined medical literature; the ultimate determining component is your surgeon’s preference. The technique illustrated below uses the McBurney-McArthur incision. The position of the incision…

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Skin Cancer & Melanoma: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

May 27, 2016

Skin Cancer is abnormal growth of skin cells, often develops on skin exposed to the sun. However, this common form of cancer can also occur in the area of the skin that men living in sunlight. There are three primary classifications of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell, carcinoma, and melanoma. You can decrease the risk of skin cancer by limiting exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Check your…

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