Säuglingshämangiome

Säuglingshämangiome are raised, red or purplish, hyperplastic vascular lesions that occur during the first year of life. Mostly, however, they form spontaneously back unless they impede vision, obstruct the airway or other structures, they must be treated. The ideal treatment varies, depending on many patient-specific factors. Infantile hemangiomas are the most common tumors of infancy, affecting 10-12% of children under one year. Deeper lesions are sometimes visible only after a…

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Saw Palmetto

The berries of the plant (Serenoa repens, Serenoa serrulata) contain the active ingredients of Saw palmetto. However, the compounds may possibly be the fatty acids which inhibit 5-alpha reductase and thus stem the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone. The fruits can prepare themselves as tea or process as extracts in the form of tablets, capsules or liquid preparations. Recipes were mostly studied with hexane extracts of Saw palmetto fruits in…

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Scabies

Scabies is the infestation of the skin with the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies causes intense itching lesions with erythematous papules and programs in the interdigital spaces, wrists, waist and genitals. The diagnosis is made by physical examination and wet mount. To treat topical Skabizide or rare ivermectin can be used. Scabies is the infestation of the skin with the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies causes intense itching lesions with erythematous papules…

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Scheuermann

(Scheuermann’s disease) The Scheuermann’s disease is an osteochondrosis, causing localized changes in the vertebral bodies, resulting in back pain and kyphosis. The Scheuermann’s disease manifests itself in adolescence, with boys being more commonly affected. It probably represents a group of diseases with similar symptoms, the etiology and pathogenesis but are not known. The cause may be a osteochondrosis of the upper and lower cartilage plates of a vertebra or trauma….

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Schistosomiasis

(Schistosomiasis) Schistosomiasis is an infection with leeches of the genus Schistosoma, which is transcutaneously acquired in contaminated fresh water when swimming or wading. The pathogens infect the vascular system of the gastrointestinal or genitourinary system. Acute symptoms dermatitis, which some weeks later, fever, chills, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, malaise, and myalgia are followed. The chronic conditions vary depending on the species, but a bloody diarrhea include (z. B. S. mansoni…

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Rosacea

(Acne rosacea) Rosacea (acne rosacea) is a chronic, inflammatory disease that causes the facial flushing, telangiectasia, erythema, papules and pustules, and accompanied in severe cases with a Rhinophyma. The diagnosis is made based on the typical appearance and history. Treatment depends on the severity of the disease and occurs with topical metronidazole, topical and oral antibiotics, often with isotretinoin, as well as a pronounced Rhinophyma surgically. Most patients aged 30-50…

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Schizoaffective Disorder

Characteristics of schizoaffective disorder are significant affective symptoms, psychosis and other symptoms of schizophrenia. It differs from schizophrenia by the appearance of ? 1 episodes with depressive or manic symptoms. A psychosis include symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking and speech, as well as bizarre and inappropriate motor behavior, demonstrating a loss of contact with reality. Characteristics of schizoaffective disorder are significant affective symptoms, psychosis and other symptoms of…

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Rosai-Dorfman Disease

(Rosai-Dorfman syndrome, sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy) The Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rare disorder that is characterized by an accumulation of histiocytes and massive lymphadenopathy, especially in the neck and head. Particularly in dark-skinned patients

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Schizoid Personality Disorder (Sps)

A schizoid personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of detachment from, and general lack of interest in social relationships and by a limited number of emotions in their interpersonal relationships. Diagnosis is based on clinical criteria. Treatment includes cognitive behavioral therapy. (See also personality disorders overview.) A schizoid personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of detachment from, and general lack of interest in social relationships and…

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Roseola Infantum

(Exanthema subitum pseudo rubella; Dreitagefieber) Roseola infantum is an infection in infants or very young children, which is caused by the human herpes virus 6B (HHV-6B), more rarely caused HHV-7th This infection causes high fever and rubella similar rash that occurs during or after afebrile but local symptoms or complaints are missing. The diagnosis is made clinically, treatment is symptomatic. Roseola infantum is the best described HHV-6 related disease. HHV-6B…

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