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Rhinorrhea| Nasal Discharge: types, causes and treatment
E.N.T

Rhinorrhea| Nasal Discharge: types, causes and treatment

Rhinorrhea (also known as Runny nose) refers to a case when the nasal cavity is filled with large amount of fluids. It is the second common nasal symptom. It may be anterior or passes back…

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Tinnitus definition, causes, investigations and treatment
E.N.T

Tinnitus definition, causes, investigations and treatment

Definition :Tinnitus is a subjective sensation of noise in the ear and / or the head, without an acoustic stimulation from outside. Causes  and types of Tinnitus a.  Subjective : experienced b…

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Otorrhoea (Aural/ ear discharge) definition, causes, ddx, types
Symptomatology

Otorrhoea (Aural/ ear discharge) definition, causes, ddx, types

Definition : Otorrhoea describes any discharge which comes out from the ear (from clear to purulent) through a prforation in the tympanic membrane or through a ventilation tube (surgically p…

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Otalgia (Earache)| causes and differential diagnosis of ear pain
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Otalgia (Earache)| causes and differential diagnosis of ear pain

Otalgia is a medical term that is used to describe ear pain or earache, and it is one of th main syptoms of ear diseases and disorders and there are many causes of otalgia. 1-Local causes A…

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Deafness definition, types and causes of hearing loss
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Deafness definition, types and causes of hearing loss

Definition : It means diminution of hearing up to complete loss, in other words: it is total or partial inability to hear sounds. Types : There are Organic and Hysterical causes of deafness, O…

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Urine Incontinence definition, causes and types
Symptomatology

Urine Incontinence definition, causes and types

This article is to discuss urinary Incontinence regarding its definition, known causes and types .. What is meant by urinary incontinence ? • It is defined as inability of the urinary blad…

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Haematuria definition, types and causes
Symptomatology

Haematuria definition, types and causes

Here is a discussion of Hematuria , which is a known urinary symptom , regarding its definition, types and causes . What is meant by Haematuria ? Presence of blood in urine attributed to bleeding from the urinary tract . Types of Haematur…

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Oliguria and Anuria definition and causes
Symptomatology

Oliguria and Anuria definition and causes

Here, we are going to discuss the definitions and causes of both Oilguria and Anuria, which are urinary symptms . What is meant by Oliguria and Anuria ? • Oliguria means Urine output < …

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Polyuria definition and causes
Symptomatology

Polyuria definition and causes

This is a discussion of one of the common urinary symptoms, Polyuria regarding its definition and common causes . What is meant by Polyuria ? This means an increase in urinary output > 3L/day regardless the frequency of micturition.  C…

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Dysuria, Frequency micturition and urgency definition and causes
Symptomatology

Dysuria, Frequency micturition and urgency definition and causes

In this article, We are going to discuss some of the lower urinary tract common symptoms with illustration of their definitions and common causes. The symptoms to discuss here are : Dysuri…

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How to reach a diagnosis in a case of jaundice ?
Hepatology

How to reach a diagnosis in a case of jaundice ?

This is an organized approach to diagnosis of Jaundice ,and to define exactly the underlying cause and the appropriate method of management . This is very important for most physicians . …

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Malignant Ascites
Symptomatology

Malignant Ascites

Etiology of Malignant Ascites 1. Secondary to abdominal malignancy: • Especially of the liver, stomach & ovaries. • The spread is may be direct, lymphatic or haematogenous. 2. Secondary to cancer breast or testis: Through lymphatic o…

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Ascites Causes ,  Diagnosis and Treatment
Hepatology

Ascites Causes , Diagnosis and Treatment

This article is about Ascites , which is a common sign in many diseases . Definition of Ascites Excess fluid in the peritoneal cavity.  Aetiology I. Common Causes: - Liver cirrhosis (80% of …

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Haematemesis : Definition , Causes and Differential Diagnosis
Symptomatology

Haematemesis : Definition , Causes and Differential Diagnosis

Haematemesis is a serious symptom that is caused usually by a serious disease and it is considered a medical emergency . Definition Vomiting of blood.  Causes I. Oesophageal Causes: - Rupture o…

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