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a circumscribed inflammation of the skin and deeper tissues that begins with a painful node coved by tight, red skin that later becomes thin and perforates, discharging pus.
a skin disease that is most commonly found on the scalp of infants and is referred to as cradle cap.
a fungal skin disease also known as cutaneous mycoses or ringworm.
a fungal infection of the trunk of the human body.
a fungal infection of the scalp.
a fungal infection of the groin also know as jock itch.
A chronic disease of the skin that forms leasions.
A skin condition characterized by patches that lack pigmentation surounded by normall pigmented skin.
A decreased in the size of cells, resulting in reduced tissue mass.
A projeciton arising from a bone that develops from cartilage.
abnormal sideways curvature of the spine
Abnormal outward curvature of the spine. humpback
abnormal inward curvature of the spine. swayback
a condition in which affected persons experience muscle weakness.
a disease characterized by decreased amounts of collagen in the bones which leads to brittle bones.
a condition in which bones become thinned over time.
a disease that causes bones to enlarge and become deformed and weak.
difficulty in speaking
a state of mental confusion due to disturbances in mental fuction.
inflammation of the brain.
Multiple Sclerosis MS
A chronic progressive inflammatory disease of unknown orgin that usually affects young adults between the ages of 20 and 40
Amotrophic lateral sclerosis
lou gehrig's disease a chronic termianl neurological disease that causes progressive muscular atrophy.
Diffuse cortical atrophy of the brain characterized by confusion memory failure disorientation and hallucination.
a brain degeneration that apperars gradually and progresses slowly.
An immediate loss of consciousness caused by a violent blow to the head or neck.
Bruising of the brain a more serious head injury than a concussion.
Rheumatic heart disease
a disease that causes stenosis or insufficiency of the mitral valve.