Conditions & Treatments

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    ACL Knee Ligament Injury

    The knee is a joint where three main bones join: the femur, or thigh bone; the tibia, or shin bone; and the patella, or knee cap. Several ligaments attach to the femur and tibia and give the joint strength and stability....

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    Abdominal Wall Defects

    Abdominal wall defects are birth (congenital) defects that allow the stomach or intestines to protrude....

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    Abrasions

    What is an abrasion? An abrasion is a superficial rub or wearing off of the skin, usually caused by a scrape or a brush burn. Abrasions are usually minor injuries that can be treated at home. The skin may bleed or drain small amounts at...

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    Abscesses

    An abscess is a collection of pus in any part of the body that, in most cases, causes swelling and inflammation around it....

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    Accessory Navicular

    An accessory navicular bone is an accessory bone of the foot that occasionally develops abnormally in front of the ankle towards the inside of the foot. This bone may be present in approximately 2.5% of the general population and is usually asymptomatic. When it is...

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    Achondroplasia

    Overview Achondroplasia is a type of rare genetic bone disorder. Achondroplasia is the most common type of these disorders. It causes the strong, flexible tissue called cartilage to not be made into bone as normal. This causes a series of signs, such as short arms...

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    Acne

    Overview Acne is a disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Hair follicles are the areas around the base or root of each hair. Sebaceous glands are the tiny glands that release oil (sebum) into the hair follicles. The sebum moistens the skin and...

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    Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    Overview AFLP is a rare, but serious, liver problem in pregnancy. With AFLP the liver cells have too much fat, which can damage the liver. Causes Healthcare providers don’t know the exact cause of AFLP. Fats called triglycerides and fatty acids are normally broken down...

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    Acute Leukemia

    Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that begins in the bone marrow. The bone marrow is the soft inner part of the bone that produces the blood cells, including white blood cells that are used by the body to fight infection, red blood cells...

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    Acute Renal Failure

    Renal failure refers to temporary or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function. There are two different types of renal failure—acute and chronic....