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INFECTIOUS ESOPHAGITIS: Causes Symptoms Treatment

INFECTIOUS ESOPHAGITIS: The three most common causes of infectious esophagitis are candida, cytomegalovirus (CMV) and herpes simplex virus (HSV).

Intestinal Obstruction: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management, Complications Nursing Diagnosis

Intestinal obstruction is an interruption in the normal flow of intestinal contents along the intestinal tract. The block may occur in the small or...

Appendicitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management, Nursing Interventions

Appendicitis is inflammation of the vermiform appendix caused by an obstruction of the intestinal lumen from infection, stricture, faecal mass, foreign body, or tumour.

Psoriasis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder characterized by excessive proliferation of keratinocytes, resulting in the formation of thickened scaly plaques, itching, and inflammatory changes...

Ovarian Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management, Nursing Diagnosis

Ovarian cancer is a gynecologic malignancy with high mortality because of advanced disease by time of diagnosis. It is the leading cause of morbidity...

Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT): Mechanism, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) is a series of three or more SVPBs which may occur for a few beats or continuously for several hours...

Mastoiditis: Causes Risk Factors Diagnosis Prevention Treatment

Mastoiditis is an inflammatory process of the mastoid air cells or posterior process of the temporal bone, most commonly a suppurative complication of acute...

HEART FAILURE: Pathophysiology Types Causes Diagnosis Treatment

Heart failure is a pathophysiological state of the heart when cardiac performance is too low to maintain the cardiac output to meet the demands...

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Menorrhagia): Causes Diagnosis Treatment by NJE

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Menorrhagia): Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a broad term for variations in normal menses. Normal duration of menstrual flow is 5...

Monkeypox: Symptoms Transmission Prevention Treatment by NJE

Monkeypox is an uncommon disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus in the group Poxviridae. The Orthopoxvirus genus also includes variola virus (which...

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