Cameron Hilliard Coach Bell Research paper 17 September 2012 Vitiligo Vitiligo is a skin condition in which there is a loss of brown color (pigment) from areas of skin, resulting in irregular white patches that feel like normal skin. Vitiligo occurs when the cells that produce melanin die or no longer form melanin. These areas of skin have a darker border and the edges are well defined but irregular. It most often affects the face, elbows, knees, hands, feet, and genitals. It also affects both sides of the body evenly.
IV. In conclusion Neurofibromatosis is a disease that has two classifications NF 1 and NF 2. This disease consist of tumors growing on the nerve tissues and other areas in the body. The cafe-au-lait spots appears on the skin in NF 1 and NF 2. The NF 2 it grow on the spinal nerve.
Running head: UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT OF TRICHOTILLOMANIA Improving the Understanding and Treatment of Trichotillomania Anonymous Class 03-09 University of Nebraska Abstract Trichotillomania, a disorder characterized by chronic hair pulling, is an impulse control disorder that is poorly understood. Although trichotillomania affects a significant number of individuals, diagnoses and treatment can often be difficult for primary care providers due to the indiscriminative presentation in patients as well as the limited and often conflicting information available about the disorder. A definitive cause of trichotillomania has yet to be identified; however, much research has gone into identifying effective treatments to improve the
Different standards may apply to males and females. For those who prefer hair removal, a choice of temporary removal or permanent removal, which is indeed available thanks to the technology nowadays, can be made. Different types of temporary hair removal methods include shaving, depilatories, tweezing, waxing, sugaring, threading, use of turmeric, epilators and prescription oral medications. Permanent hair removal methods include electrology, laser hair removal, intense pulsed light, and diode epilation. People remove hair for various reasons including cultural, religious, medical, sexual, punishment and regulatory.
Rachel Pearson Unit 13: Understanding the Process and Experience of Dementia Unit Code: DEM 301 Unit reference number: J/601/3538 Section 1 - Understand the neurology of dementia 1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome? Dementia syndrome is a group of signs and symptoms, in which cause damage to cells in the brain. The most common causes are neurodegenerative diseases; this includes Alzheimer’s, Vascular, and Frontotemporal, lewy bodied, Creutzfeldt - Jakob disease (CJD) and Huntington disease. With these diseases the brain cells degenerate and die more quickly than the normal ageing process. This leads to the decline of a person’s mental health and sometimes physical abilities.
In sickle cell anemia, it is likely that a child will experience delayed growth compared with other children. Children will also experience puberty at a later stage. Priapism Priapism is the medical term for a persistent and painful erection of the penis. Episodes of priapism can last for several hours. It can affect boys and men because abnormal blood cells can cause blood to become trapped in the
This is caused by the accumulation of endometrial cells in the wrong place, and pressure exerted during sex causes the location of the endometrial cells to throb. Infertility is another symptom that is observed with endometriosis. Almost 50% of all women with endometriosis also
You will find little lymphatic routs in your neck; armpits, abdomen, and groin, where you will find them swell in the event of being sick (Patlak 20). (Fig. 1) The lymphatic system not only has to do with lymph nodes, it also has to do with mucous membranes in your respiratory, digestive track, and skin. Lymphocytes also flow through the blood making the cancer also a blood type. NHL can be classed in three different categories.
Squamous cell carcinomas can look like basal cell cancers, but it is usually more scaly and rough. Squamous cell carcinoma may be more aggressive than basal cell carcinoma and is also more likely to grow deep into the skin and spread to other parts of the body. My mom had a squamous cell carcinoma removed from the side of her nose and is now fine. The third type of skin cancer is Melanoma. Malignant melanoma is less common than basal or squamous cell carcinoma, but it is more
Is more frequently in females then in males (Transition: So you might be wondering what the symptoms of Dandy Walker are?) II. Most common symptom is Hydrocephalus and most severe A. According to the Hydrocephalus Foundation Hydrocephalus is an abnormal build up of the brain’s normal cerebrospinal fluid 1. This build up can cause the head to increase in size.