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Pathophysiology of tonsillitis?

Infection

Tonsillitis
Tonsillitis refers to inflamation of the tonsils caused by a virus or bacteria. Serious infections are often caused by bacteria such as streptococcus pharyngitis. Pathophysiology is similar in concept to most other infections.
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pathophysiology of IT fractures?

Intertrochanteric?

Forearm_fracture
Usually an elderly patient falls with direct or slight torque to the thin, susceptible bone just below the femoral neck & above the femoral shaft. Sometimes tumors or areas of weakness make individual more prone to fracture. Needs surgery.
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pathophysiology of pyelonephritis?

Kidney Infection

Urinary_tract
Pyelonephritis is Iinfection in a kidney. It can be caused either by bacteria moving from the skin up the urinary tract and invading the kidney or by bacteria floating around in your blood until they take up residence in your kidney. Either has been given as an explanation for kidney infections and I have not seen anything to say one is more likely than the other.
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Dr. Stuart Wasser answered:

Pathophysiology of liver cirrhosis?

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Liver
scar tissue in the liver as a result of different kinds of injuries. The significance is related to the chronicity for the injury and especially whether the injury is ongoing
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what is the pathophysiology of the IVH?

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intraventricular_hemorrhage
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

Pathophysiology of diarrhea and vomiting?

Complicated

Diarrhea
This topic would require a small textbook to explain simply. You might want to get a textbook of pathophysiology and start reading.
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Dr. Gutti J. Rao answered:

What is the pathophysiology of chest pain?

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Look at the cartoon for some causes of chest pain. See your doctor for evaluation
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What is the pathophysiology of hypotension?

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Hypotension or low blood pressure can happen for a variety of reasons. Acute illness (i.e. sepsis), adrenal gland insufficiency, overmedication, heart failure are just a few of the many reasons for low blood pressure. Additional causes can be volume depletion (orthostasis), or a variety of neurocardiogenic causes such as POTS or similar.
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what is the pathophysiology of hypoglycemia?

Low glucose

Hypoglycemia
There are a host of reasons why blood glucose levels can be decreased. A complication of diabetes management is the most common, but utilization (exercise), glucagon excression, too much insulin, or other stimulating events, can result in decreased glucose level.
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Dr. Sameer Gupta answered:

What is the pathophysiology of liver cancer?

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Hepatitis infection and chronic inflammation are some of the etiological factors--fibrosis and inflammation from chemicals has also been implicated
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