Abscess

Abscess

Description abscess If the tissue penetrated foreign microorganisms body, respectively, the immune system reacts to the presence of inflammation, namely microbes attack the cells, thereby to control. These cells disintegrate and thereby escape into the surroundings so. Cytokines – substances…

Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia

Description achondroplasia Achondroplasia is a common cause of dwarfism. It occurs as a sporadic mutation in approximately 80% of cases (associated with advanced paternal age) or it may be inherited as an autosomal dominantgenetic disorder. Achondroplasia meaning of the word…

Acne

Acne

Description acne Acne knows almost every adolescent. It is reported to occur in up to 85% of young people under 25 years of age. Unsightly pimples, redness and often painful positions, after which often remain scars. Purulent and inflammatory pimples…

Acoustic neuroma nerve

Acoustic neuroma nerve

Description neurinoma of the acoustic nerve It is a benign, usually very slowly and gradually growing tumor packaging eighth cranial nerve. The eighth cranial nerve called vestibucochlear, and he also says statoakustický. Both names reflect that nerve signals from the…

Addison’s disease

Addison’s disease

Description of Addison’s disease Addison’s disease is infrequent but serious endocrine disorder that is characterized by reduced levels of hormones of the adrenal cortex with all its negative consequences for the body. Without adequate treatment can be fatal, thankfully, we…

Adrenal tumors

Adrenal tumors

Description of adrenal tumors The adrenal glands are two organs like kidneys or ovaries. It’s a combination of the endocrine glands, which includes two different bodies – the cortex and medulla. Endocrine glands, or endocrine, they are those that have…

AIDS

Description AIDS The first case of the disease was recorded 25 years ago and since then has necessitated approx. 25 million lives. AIDS is globally considered as one of the leading causes of death, and it is often interpreted as…

Albinism

Albinism

Description of albinism Albinism is a rare, inherited disease that is characterized by lack of melanin pigment in the body.Pigment is a colored substance that contains cells, and depending on what color pigment has a colored and tissue that contains…

Alcoholism

Alcoholism

Description and symptoms of alcoholism Alcohol (ethyl alcohol, ethanol) was in the form of alcoholic beverages produced since time immemorial. Similarly, for a long time, mankind suffer the negative consequences of alcohol use, both physical and mental. Alcohol brought and…

Allergy

Allergy

Description allergies The human immune system is used for recognition and disposal of foreign and potentially harmful elements (molecules, microbes, parasites or larger inanimate particles). If immunity is properly “set” is a very effective protection against countless diseases. But it…