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What is inflammation of the lungs called?

What is inflammation of the lungs called?

Pneumonitis: Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung—affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. It is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria and less commonly other microorganisms, certain drugs and other conditions such as autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Phlebitis is a inflammation of a vein wall or tissues around the vein, is that right?

Phlebitis is a inflammation of a vein wall or tissues around the vein, is that right?

See vein specialist.: Superficial phlebitis or thrombophlebitis is a clot in a superficial vein and can occur with or without varicose veins. The clot usually is hard and tender. The surrounding tissue is normal. Most superficial phlebitis is treated with localized wet heat and ibuprofen. There is a small risk that this clot can extend into other veins. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the inflammation of the inner lining of the heart called?

Endocarditis: The endocardium is the inner lining of the heart. If inflamed we call it endocarditis. ...Read more

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What is inflammation of the heart called?

What is inflammation of the heart called?

Carditis: Inflammation of all components of heart is called pancarditis; inflammation of the inner lining is called endocarditiis, that of muscles - myocarditis, and that of outer lining - pericarditis. ...Read more

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Which is the treatment of lymphatic obstruction of leg?

Which is the treatment of lymphatic obstruction of leg?

Difficult problem: Compression stockings or external wraps like ACE bandages, intermittent elevation of the extremity, and MLD (manual lymphatic drainage). this is a form of massage therapy that kneads and pushes the lymphatic fluid out of the extremity, hopefully dilating or forming new pathways in the process. It takes time. Be patient. ...Read more

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What is this "inflammation of the fatty layer" under the skin of the skull? What disease is it?

What is this "inflammation of the fatty layer" under the skin of the skull?  What disease is it?

Erythema nodosum: Erythema nodosum is considered a reaction pattern to a wide variety of microbial and non-microbial stimuli: dermatophytic infections are rarely associated with en. ...Read more

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What is the vaccination for inflammation of the brain called?

What is the vaccination for inflammation of the brain called?

Vaccination: There are certain vaccines that are aimed to prevent meningitis, but I am not aware of a vaccine to prevent brain inflammation. ...Read more

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What ailment is usually associated with the hardening of the arteries?

What ailment is usually associated with the hardening of the arteries?

Cardiovascular disea: Coronary artery disease, which leads to heart attacks and strokes are a consequence of hardening of the arteries. ...Read more

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What is inflammation the intestines called?

What is inflammation the intestines called?

Inflammation.: generally, diseases that cause inflammation of the intestines are called inflammatory bowel diseasesj. This includes quite a few illnesses, however. Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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What is the definition of an inflammation of a heart valve?

What is the definition of an inflammation of a heart valve?

Endocarditis: The most common type of inflamed heart valve is due to infection, known as endocarditis. This is a life-threatening condition caused by germs, especially bacteria that attack heart valves causing holes, growths, thickening and scarring. This can lead to leaky valves. People with valve disease (except mild mitral valve prolapse without thickening or regurgitation) are at increased risk. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

What is the definition or description of: inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

Colitis: Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. It can be from parasites, bacteria, or other causes. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that cause mild to fatal symptoms. Diverticulitis is inflammation of pouches that can occur in the large intestine usually seen with age. It is usually provoked by seeds entering the pouch and not being able to exit. Flagyl is an antibiotic commonly used. ...Read more

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What is an inflammation of a deep vein with formation of a clot is a disesase called?

What is an inflammation of a deep vein with formation of a clot is a disesase called?

DVT: Formation of blood clots in the deep veins of the legs is know as deep venous thrombosis or DVT. There is associated inflammation of the vein wall. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: inflammation of lining of the heart?

What is the definition or description of: inflammation of lining of the heart?

Pericarditis: You are describing pericarditis, an inflammation of the tissue sac surrounding the heart. It typically causes pain in the chest and sometimes radiates to the side of the neck and back. It can be accompanied by fever, rapid heartbeat, a characteristic "rub" heard with a stethoscope, and characteristic abnormalities on an electrocardiogram. It can be caused by a virus, immune reaction or other. ...Read more

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Funiculitis (inflammation of the spermatic cord), what is this?

Funiculitis (inflammation of the spermatic cord), what is this?

Here are some ...: Funiculitis is a technical term of medicine to denote any inflammatory change of any chordlike structures of the body like spermatic cord, umbilical cord, spinal cord, etc., which may be a imaging finding suggested on a CT scan, but it should be correlated with individual clinical pictures. ...Read more

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What is the scientific name of the agent or pathogen that is the cause of the disease pink eye?

What is the scientific name of the agent or pathogen that is the cause of the disease pink eye?

Not a single agent: Pink eye is a general term that describes the pink irritation of the eye membranes during inflammation. It can be caused by allergies, a variety of bacteria, viruses, other infectious agents like chlamydia, chemicals like hair spray etc. Some use it specifically for bacterial disease but there is much diversity in agents involved. ...Read more

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What is the name of condition that collapses the anterior chamber of the eye?

What is the name of condition that collapses the anterior chamber of the eye?

Hypotony: If the eye pressure is too low, as sometimes after trauma or surgery, the anterior chamber may collapse and this is hyoptony. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more