Bronchiectasis: An irreversible condition
marked by chronic abnormal dilation of bronchi and destruction of bronchial
walls, this disorder can occur throughout the tracheobronchial tree or
can be confined to one segment or lobe. It is usually bilateral,
involving the basilar segments of the lower lobes. Bronchiectasis
has three forms: Cylindrical...
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Bulimia: Abnormal increase in sensation of hunger -
an eating disorder on the rise among teenage females. Patients with
this disorder go on repeated eating binges. ...
Bronchitis: inflammation of one or more
Bronchus: one of the larger passages conveying air
to and within the lungs
Chronic Bronchitis: Excessive...
Burns: Injury to tissues caused by the contact
with heat, flame, chemicals, electricity, or radiation. First degree
burns show redness; second degree burns show vesication...
Bursitis is a painful inflammation of one or
more of the bursae --closed sacs that contain small amounts of synovial
fluid and facilitate the motion of muscles and tendons over bony...
Breast Cancer: This disorder ranks second only
to lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in women ages 35 to
54. It also occur in men though very rare. With the...
Brain Tumors - Malignant brain tumors: There
are various types of malignant brain tumors, gliomas, meningiomas, and
schwannomas are the most common and may occur at any...
Bone Tumors: Most bone tumors are secondary,
caused by seeding from a primary site. Primary tumors are more common
in males, usually children and adolescents, although some...
Body Odor: smells we give off from certain areas of our
body. Armpit, groin, and feet are the primary target for bad body
Cause: most common caused by a...
Blood: A tissue. Blood consists
of various formed elements, or blood cells, suspended in a fluid called
plasma. Blood transports gases, nutrients, metabolic wastes,...
Blisters & Contact Dermatitis
Blisters & Contact Dermatitis: It is
a skin inflammation that results when the skin comes in contact with substances
that can cause an allergic or inflammatory reaction....
Bladder Cancer: This type of cancer can
develop on the surface of the bladder wall as benign or malignant papillomas
or grow within the bladder wall to quickly invade...
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma:
This is a slow growing destructive skin tumor. The exact
cause is unknown, but precipitating factors include prolonged sun
Breast Problems: Includes Breast engorgement ,
Mastitis , Breast Cancer , Breast reconstruction ,
Breast feeding, & Mastectomy .
We will also discuss Breast...
Blood Tests and Electrolytes
Some Common Blood Tests
Medical Abbreviations & Lab Norms
Definition Of Laboratory Terms (Arranged Alphabetically)
Quick & Easy Cure for Bad Breath
Bad Breath or Halitosis: Foul odor from the mouth.
Good oral hygiene and a well balance diet usually results in fresh smelling...