ARTICOLI CORRELATI

Drug excipients: inactive, but not for all

The excipients, that is, “biologically inert” substances added to a drug to improve their taste, color, absorption efficiency, mode and time of action in the body, are generally considered safe

Tonsillitis: how to treat it

Acute tonsillitis commonly refers to inflammation of the palatine tonsils, or the ovoid-shaped lymphatic tissue visible in the oropharynx, lateral to the uvula. The palatine tonsils play a role in

Chronic constipation related to vitamin D deficiency

Difficulty going to the bathroom, feeling of fullness and abdominal discomfort, bloating and flatulence; sometimes, cramping. These are all typical symptoms of a condition, constipation, that everyone has undoubtedly experienced

Sunburn and burns. Water or oil?

In the tranquility of our kitchen we may inadvertently incur a sunburn. We almost always immediately resort to the traditional methods passed down from our parents. Be careful, however, these

Hallux valgus: how to treat it

Hallux valgus is a deformity of the first toe, which appears deviated laterally toward the other toes, with simultaneous medial protrusion of the first metatarsal bone. This bony deformity is

Diabetic emergencies

Diabetes is a condition in which insulin, which helps the body harness the energy within food, is absent. Excessive insulin concentration causes insulin or hyperglycemic shock. Excessive sugar contraction together

Herpes simplex virus infections

herpes-simplex

Herpes simplex viruses (human herpes virus types 1 and 2, HHV-1 and 2) commonly cause a relapsing infection affecting skin, mouth, lips, eyes, and genitalia. Common serious variants include encephalitis, meningitis, neonatal herpes, and disseminated infections in immunocompromised patients. Mucocutaneous infections manifest as clusters of small, painful, erythematous-based blisters. Diagnosis is clinical; laboratory confirmation can be obtained through culture tests, PCR (polymerase chain reaction), direct immunofluorescence, or serologic tests. Therapy is symptomatic; antiviral treatment with acyclovir, valacyclovir, or famciclovir is useful in severe infections and, if started early, in primary or recurrent infections.

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PATOLOGIE CORRELATE

Angioma

Angiomas, also called “hemangiomas,” are benign vascular malformations involving arterial or venous capillaries and can affect anywhere on the body, but they tend to appear most often on the skin

Chickenpox

Chickenpox to date remains the most prevalent vaccine-preventable disease in our country. It is transmitted airborne, person-to-person, through Pflugge droplets or by direct contact with skin lesions of patients with

Mycosis

Cutaneous mycoses are a fairly large and diverse group of dermatologic conditions determined by the colonization of the epidermis by microorganisms such as Malassezia furur (responsible for pityriasis versicolor), dermatophyte

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a skin disease with unknown causes, characterized by the presence of skin patches that are lighter in color (or completely devoid of pigmentation) than the typical coloration of

Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum and characterized by three successive stages of increasing severity (primary, secondary, and advanced syphilis), with slow and

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by the appearance of characteristic thickened, flaky, inflamed patches on well-defined, more or less extensive skin areas. The disease affects 0.1-3.0% of the

Dermatitis

The term dermatitis refers to a fairly heterogeneous group of skin diseases, largely characterized by more or less pronounced inflammation and induced by a wide variety of causes (irritation, allergic

Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis is aninflammation of the mucosa lining the inner cavities of the nose (nasal mucosa).

Acne

The term acne is derived from the Greek word acmé or acné, meaning foam or summit, and denotes a skin disease that is widespread in the young population, characterized by

Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis or “atopic eczema” is a chronic inflammatory skin disease, associated with pruritus, that typically begins in the early years of life, then persisting throughout the pediatric years and
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