Dyslipidemia

(Hyperlipidemia) Dyslipidemia is an increase in plasma cholesterol and / or triglycerides (TG) or a low HDL levels, which contribute to the development of atherosclerosis. The causes may be primary (genetic) or secondary. Diagnosis is by measuring plasma levels of total cholesterol, TG, and individual lipoproteins. The therapy involves adherence to a diet, physical activity and lipid-lowering drugs. There is no natural boundary between normal and abnormal lipid levels, as…

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Diverticulosis

The presence of numerous diverticula in the colon is called diverticulosis. They probably formed on the floor of a lifelong high-fiber diet. Most diverticula are asymptomatic, but some may ignite or bleed. The diagnosis is made by a colonoscopy or barium enema one. Treatment depends on the cause and symptoms. (See also the American College of Gastroenterology’s practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of diverticular disease of the colon…

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Description Of Skin Lesions

It has developed an extensive language to standardize the description of skin lesions, including (See also judgment of dermatological patients and diagnostic study for skin diseases.) There was an extensive language designed to standardize the description of skin lesions, including type of lesion sometimes (sometimes referred to as primary morphology) configuration of the lesion (as secondary morphology called) texture Color distribution rash is a general term for a temporary rash….

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Crohn’S Disease

(Regional enteritis, granulomatous ileitis or granulomatous ileocolitis) Crohn’s disease is defined as a chronic transmural Darmntzündung that usually affects the distal ileum and colon but may also occur in any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include diarrhea and abdominal Schhmerzen. Abscesses, internal and external fistulas and intestinal obstruction may occur. Extra-intestinal symptoms, v. a. Arthritis, also occur. Diagnosis is colonoscopy and imaging techniques. The therapy consists of 5-aminosalicylic acid,…

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Bezoars

Under a bezoar is meant a tightly packed mass of incompletely digested or undigested material of the stomach can not empty. Gastric bezoars are generally rare and can occur in all age groups. They often occur in patients with behavioral disorders or abnormal gastric emptying and also after gastric surgery. Many bezoars are asymptomatic, but some may cause symptoms. Some bezoars be chemically dissolved, others removed endoscopically, others require surgical…

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Asbestosis

Asbestosis is caused by asbestos form of interstitial pulmonary fibrosis. The diagnosis is based on history and Röntgenthorax- or CT findings. The treatment is symptomatic. Asbestos is the generic term for naturally occurring fibrous silicates, which are well suited due to their heat resistance and structural properties as construction materials for buildings and ships, automotive brakes and some textiles. Chrysotile (a Serpentinfaser), crocidolite and amosite (amphibole or straight fibers) are…

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Asbestos-Related Pleural Disease

Among the pleural, a typical indicator of asbestos exposure, including the development of pleural plaques, calcification, thickening, rounded atelectasis, adhesions, effusion and mesothelioma. The diagnosis is based on history and Röntgenthorax- or CT findings. The treatment is symptomatic. Asbestos is the generic term for naturally occurring fibrous silicates, which are well suited due to their heat resistance and structural properties as construction materials for buildings and ships, automotive brakes and…

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Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

Under an acute mesenteric ischemia refers to the disruption of intestinal blood flow by an embolism, thrombosis or a condition with a slow flow rate. It leads to the release of mediators, inflammatory response and ultimately infarction. The abdominal pain is much stronger than suggested by the physical examination findings. Other imaging techniques are often positive in later stages of the disease. Early rapid diagnosis is difficult, but angiography and…

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