Schlatter's disease is a dystrophic lesion of the tibial head. Most often, this disease occurs in boys between the ages of ten and eighteen years, and often develops for no apparent reason (in some cases, it is possible to trace the connection with bruises and injuries). This pathology most often develops on one leg, although there are cases as on both. Read the rest of this entry »
Astigmatism is an eye disease that is corrected by contact lenses, glasses or surgically.
Ophthalmologists believe that almost all the inhabitants of our planet have some degree of astigmatism, but in eighty-five percent of people this is quite a small amount (up to one diopter) Read the rest of this entry »
Sheyerman-Mau disease (progressive deforming dorsopathy, juvenile kyphosis) is a disease that occurs either in the thoracic spine or at the junction of the lumbar and thoracic areas. According to statistical data, this pathology is of the order of five percent of the population. The probability of developing this disease in men is twice that of women. Read the rest of this entry »
Marble disease (Albers-Schoenberg syndrome, congenital osteosclerosis, osteopetrosis, hyperostotic dysplasia) is a fairly rare disease of dysplastic nature, which manifests itself as diffuse osteosclerosis of almost all bones of the skeleton.
This disease occurs in all age groups, regardless of race or sex. Read the rest of this entry »
Ormond's disease (idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis, retroperitoneal fibrosis) is the progressive compression of one (more often both) ureter with a scar (fibrous) tissue. Often there is a complete closure of their lumen.
To date, reliable causes of this disease are not fully understood
Sarcoidosis is a systemic inflammatory disease that can affect almost any organ (except for the adrenal glands only), but mainly affects the lungs and intramammary lymph nodes. Most often, this disease occurs in women aged from thirty to forty years. The incidence of reported cases of sarcoidosis is 20 people per 100,000 population. Read the full post »
Recklinghausen's disease (Neurofibromatosis) is a hereditary or familial disease in which a lot of fleshy soft-to-touch tumors appear on the skin, which consist of a modified nervous tissue (the so-called neurofibroma).
This disease can manifest itself in the first ten years of life. Men are ill with them about twice as often as women Read the full post »
Nott's Disease (A springing finger, a Flicking finger, a stenosing ligament of the finger flexor flexors) is a fairly common disease of the flexor tendons of the fingers and the surrounding ligaments. At the initial stage of the disease, extension of the finger is still possible, but it is accompanied by a characteristic click (hence the name "clicking finger"). As the disease of Knott progresses, the extension of the finger becomes impossible. Read the rest of this entry »