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Which parts of the human body are affected by melanoma?

Which parts of the human body are affected by melanoma?

Skin and retina: Malignant melanomas most commonly develop in the skin as the cell of origin, the melanocytes, are most numerous in the skin. However, there are also some cases of retinal melanomas. These are only detected by routine eye exams. This is why, in addition to routine skin checks, we also encourage sunglasses and yearly eye checks. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are affected by shingles?

What parts of the body are affected by shingles?

Shingles: Shingles affects specific nerve roots. Hence they can be seen anywhere - the most common is the thoracic region. They can also affect the Head, eye as well. In the cervical and lumbar rethey will cause a rash and pa9n in the distribution of that nerve level. ...Read more

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Which parts of the body can be affected by diabetes?

Which parts of the body can be affected by diabetes?

Many parts: Since diabetes can damage blood vessels, almost any part of the body can be affected by diabetes. Common complications include the eyes (diabetic retinopathy, cataract, and increased risk for glaucoma), peripheral neuropathy, heart disease, kidneys, increased risk for stroke, problems with skin and mouth healing, poor blood flow to feet leading to damage, worsens osteoporosis, and hearing problems. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are first affected by shock?

What parts of the body are first affected by shock?

Totally depends on : type: septic, hemorrhagic/hypovolemic, cardiogenic, anaphylactic, neurogenic, metabolic, pulmonic. The end commonality in all is that you get vascular dilation so severe that the blood pressure ultimately bottoms out and you don't get perfusion to critical organs causing multi organ system failure. In the ICU we give patients pressors to maintain their BP. The brain & heart take the biggest hits. ...Read more

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What are the areas of the body affected by retinoblastoma?

What are the areas of the body affected by retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma: It is important to understand the genetic implications of this cancer as it is commonly inherited, and if you are a survivor, you need to know your chances of passing it to your offspring. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are affected by bell's palsy?

What parts of the body are affected by bell's palsy?

Facial nerve: Bell's palsy is defined as unilateral (one side) paralysis of the seventh cranial nerve, which controls facial movement. Patients have droopy face on that side. There may also be loss of taste and more sensitive hearing on same side. ...Read more

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What parts of the brain are affected by THC?

What parts of the brain are affected by THC?

Pot: Pot use does harm to the brain & body. Refer to the diagram for details. ...Read more

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What are the parts of the body cirrhosis affected by cirrhosis?

What are the parts of the body cirrhosis affected by cirrhosis?

Many: Many parts of the body are affected by cirrhosis. The more important parts include the following: brain - cirrhosis can cause confusion or "encephalopathy." esophagus - cirrhosis can cause varices which can bleed. Abdomen - cirrhosis can cause abdominal swelling or "ascites." liver - cirrhosis can cause cancer of your liver. Muscles - cirrhosis can cause "muscle wasting" or weakness. ...Read more

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Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Which part of the body is affected by a stroke?

Stroke affects brain: A stroke most often affects the brain. It is possible it could affect the spinal cord also. Sometimes an alternate condition named "heat stroke" is considered, this is an entirely different condition that affects fluid and electrolyte balances in the blood stream, muscles and the body's organs. ...Read more

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Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Ketamine: Ketamine acts on NMDA receptor )N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptors). They are present throughout the cerebral cortex and are also present in the hippocampus. However, its known that glutamate receptors are diffusely present throughout at least half of all neural tissue. ...Read more

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Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Ketamine: is a NMDA receptor antagonist as potential analgesics in the management of chronic pain. It inhibits a neural communication between the thalamus and the cerebral cortex as a general anesthetic agent. Long-term abuse can lead to paranoia, depression and In high doses can cause unconsciousness and death. ...Read more

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What parts of the body are most affected by my bulimia?

What parts of the body are most affected by my bulimia?

All: Bulimia sometimes is associated with inducing vomitting and laxative use. These may result in loss of your body electrolyte which in turn could affect your heart and other organs. ...Read more

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Which parts of the body are most commonly affected by warts?

Which parts of the body are most commonly affected by warts?

Everywhere: Hands, feet, legs arms, -genitals and even the face. Non genital warts are most commonly found on the hands followed by the sole of the foot. ...Read more

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Which areas of the body are most affected by gonorrhea?

Which areas of the body are most affected by gonorrhea?

Sexual organs: The external genitalia (penis, scrotum, vagina, vulva) are the most commonly affected. However, oral and anal disease can also be affected under specific sexual positions or practices. ...Read more

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What parts of the brain are affected by hypnotism?

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What parts of the brain are affected by hypnotism?

Hypnosis: Studies using MRI showed that in highly susceptible subjects there were increase in brain activity in anterior cingulate gyrus and left side of prefrontal cortex. ...Read more

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Which parts of the body can be transplanted?

Which parts of the body can be transplanted?

Transplantation: "Heart, kidneys, liver, lungs, pancreas, and small intestines." "Transplantable tissues include blood, blood vessels, bones, bone marrow, cartilage, connective tissues, eyes, heart valves, and skin." per http://www.lifepoint-sc.org/facts_what.htm ...Read more

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Which parts of the nervous system exactly are affected by epilepsy?

Which parts of the nervous system exactly are affected by epilepsy?

The brain: Nearly any part of the brain, controlling motor activity, consciousness, sensation and thinking can be involved. ...Read more

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Which parts of the nervous system are affected by down syndrome?

Which parts of the nervous system are affected by down syndrome?

Confusing question: Every cell of the nervous system has the ds chromosome pattern so the point of your question is confusing their brain acquires & processes information in a qualitatively different way. They acquire words/language & developmental milestones later. If you have a more specific question, start over & define it clearly. ...Read more

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What parts the of the nervous system that are affected by down syndrome?

What parts the of the nervous system that are affected by down syndrome?

Down's Syndrome: This syndrome has multiple physical effects, but the primary part of the nervous system affected is the brain. Intellectual development will be limited, and so will judgment, attention span, etc. Learning will be slow. For more information: http://tinyurl.Com/3c4rwpl. ...Read more

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