Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Pathophysiology

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preeclampsia pathophysiology

Preeclampsia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

One of the toxemias of pregnancy is preeclampsia which is characterized by an increased blood pressure, proteinuria and edema.It usually occurs in the late...
diabetic-ketoacidosis-pathophysiology

Pathophysiology of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a serious complication of Diabetes Mellitus Type 1. The problem in Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 is the absolute lack of insulin....
Acute Glomerulonephritis

Acute Glomerulonephritis (AGN) Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

The kidneys are the main organs of the urinary system. Its primary function is to filter the blood for waste products and excrete it out...
congestive heart failure pathophysiology

Congestive Heart Failure Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Congestive heart failure (CHF) otherwise known as cardiac failure refers as the inability of the heart to pump sufficient blood to meet needs of...
hydrocephalus-pathophysiology

Hydrocephalus Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

What is Cerebrospinal Fluid? CSF is a colourless fluid that circulates around the surface of the brain and the spinal cord. CSF serves as a...
squamous-cell-cancer--pathophysiology

Squamous Cell Cancer Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

What is Squamous Cell Cancer? The exact etiology of Squamous Cell Cancer is unknown. However medical textbooks point out different risk factors such as exposure...
hyperthyroidism-pathophysiology

Hyperthyroidism Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Hyperthyroidism is the second most prevalent endocrine disorder next to diabetes mellitus. According to Tierney, et. al. on 2005, it affects women eight times...
Esophagitis Pathophysiology

Esophagitis Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Esophagitis is a health condition wherein there is an inflammation of the esophagus. This comes either acute or chronic. It affects a staggering 15%...
physiology-hypokalemia

Hypokalemia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Potassium Potassium is a major intracellular electrolyte. About 98% of potassium is found inside the cells of the body while the remaining 2% is located...
Hiatal Hernia Pathophysiology

Hiatal Hernia Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

Hiatal hernia is an anatomical defect wherein there is a weakening of the muscle of the diaphragm, causing some parts of the esophagus and/or...
asthma-pathophysiology

Asthma Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disorder characterized by airflow obstruction and airway hyperresonsiveness to multiple stimuli. Asthma despite common to children can occur at...

Concept of Carcinogenesis – The Start Where End Begins

CANCER, medically termed as CA or cellular aberration is one of the major causes of sufferings and death around the globe. It is cause...