Sinusitis, or sinusitis, is inflammation of the lining of the sinuses. It is mostly triggered by viruses or bacteria and can take an acute or chronic form. Typical symptoms are runny nose and stinging
The term myxedema comes from the Scottish doctor William Miller Ord, who in 1877 discovered the connection between the occurrence of tissue swelling and the underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). Myxedema are symptoms of various thyroid disorders
Mycoplasma hominis is a type of bacteria that lives in the human intestine as a commensal. The germ can sometimes cause urinary tract infections.
When hands, feet, arms and legs tingle and become numb, the vernacular speaks of limbs asleep. The unpleasant sensory disturbance is usually only temporary. However, there are also diseases in which these abnormal sensations are common
Butterfly erythema is a symptom of a rare autoimmune disease, lupus erythematosus (PE), which occurs in two main forms. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus, one of the two main forms, occurs and can come in many different subtypes
Normal footwear that can be bought in conventional retail stores is usually not suitable for the feet. Additional shoe inserts support the healthy, ergonomic design of the shoes.
Ultrasound, or ultrasound examination or sonography, is a high-frequency sound whose frequencies are above human hearing. The examination by ultrasound is also called sonography in medicine
Radial abduction is a flexion of the hand or finger in the direction of the spoke, as performed by five hand muscles in the proximal wrist. The range for movement to the thumb side is up to 20 degrees. For muscle diseases can
The biochemical interactions in the organism are the basis of life. Basically, there are build-up and breakdown processes in the body that are associated with energy intake and energy release. Disorders within the biochemical
A massage bench can be found in many outpatient and inpatient facilities. It serves the purpose of being able to perform an effective and soothing massage on a person, for example to loosen tension and muscles or to improve well-being
The term mononuclear phagocyte system comprises all body cells that are capable of phagocytosis and are therefore part of the immune system. The cells are capable of carrying germs, cellular breakdown products and foreign particles