CHOLECYSTITIS DISORDER OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

CHOLECYSTITIS DISORDER OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

 What is cholecystitis? Cholecystitis disorder of the digestive system is an acute or chronic inflammation of the gall bladder wall, which occurs when gall stones lodges in the cystic duct.  It results in blockage of the normal flow of bile which results in inflammation. The presence of fat in the duodenum stimulates contraction of the…

UTERINE FIBROID (DISORDER OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM)

UTERINE FIBROID (DISORDER OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM)

WHAT IS UTERINE FIBROID? Uterine fibroid is an abnormal benign tumor growth on the muscular wall of the uterus, which is non-cancerous also known as leiomyoma, leiomyomata and myoma. They are onion like in structure, it varies in size due to their microscopic masses, it also occurs in more than one location in the uterus…

COVID-19 (DISORDER OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM)

COVID-19 (DISORDER OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM)

WHAT IS COVID-19? Covid-19 is a disorder of the respiratory system caused by SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).which can cause mild to severe respiratory illness or death; it also affects the upper respiratory tract and lower respiratory tract (windpipe and lungs). Coronavirus a family of virus that causes infection in the sinuses,…

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS (DISORDER OF THE NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM)
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MYASTHENIA GRAVIS (DISORDER OF THE NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM)

OVERVIEW OF MYASTHENIA GRAVIS Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that occurs suddenly in which the immune system attacks the joint between the nerves and muscle called the neuromuscular joint of the body, in this disorder the antibodies attacks the acetylcholine receptor which are the protein on the muscle cell used for muscle…

SLEEP PARALYSIS (DISORDER OF THE NERVOUS SYSYTEM)

SLEEP PARALYSIS (DISORDER OF THE NERVOUS SYSYTEM)

WHAT IS SLEEP PARALYSIS? Sleep paralysis, a disorder of the nervous system that affects individuals both young and old, which is a temporary loss of control during sleep also known as atonia, is a widely mysterious disorder but recognized as a medical condition, which happens shortly after falling asleep or waking up. In this disorder…

OSTEOARTHRITIS(DISORDER OF THE SKELETAL SYSTEM)

OSTEOARTHRITIS(DISORDER OF THE SKELETAL SYSTEM)

OSTEOARTHRITIS OVERVIEW OF OSTEOARTHRITIS Osteoarthritis is an inflammatory degenerative joint disease that causes degeneration in the joints of the bone, particularly the cartilage and synovial fluid, eventually leading to friction between the joints causing pain and stiffness. It is a disorder of the articular cartilage associated with hyper- trophic changes in the bone, which mainly…

PREGNANCY

PREGNANCY

OVERVIEW OF PREGNANCY What is pregnancy? Pregnancy also known as gestation is the normal physiologic process of the female body in which foetus develops in the uterus. It occurs when the sperm released from the man fertilizes with the egg released from the woman during ovulation, in which the egg travels to the uterus and…

ELEPHANTIASIS
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ELEPHANTIASIS

OVERVIEW OF ELEPHANTIASIS Elephantiasis a disorder of the lymphatic system also known as lymphatic filariasis, is a painful and disfiguring disease that is caused by parasitic infection mainly caused by the nematodes (round worms). The filariodidea are transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitos, the larvae are deposited on the skin where they seep into…