Buerger’s Disease

Impetigo

Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection most common among pre-school children. People who play close contact sports such as rugby, American football and wrestling are…

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Peripheral Vascular Disease - ICD-9 Coding for Beginners

Alright, Peripheral Vascular Disease. Alicia. Alicia: Ooh, another exciting one. I just did have another webinar class on PVDs so I learned quite a bit. It was very interesting. PVD…

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Giant-cell arteritis

Giant-cell arteritis or Horton disease is an inflammatory disease of blood vessels most commonly involving large and medium arteries of the head, predominantly the branches of the external…

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Intermittent Claudication of the Leg: A Threat to Your Health

This leg symptom is very common problem. One in five people over the age of 60 are affected and it reduces quality of life, is associated with reduced life expectancy and it is associated…

By: The Melbury Clinic and VeinCare Centre
Hypereosinophilic syndrome

The hypereosinophilic syndrome is a disease characterized by a persistently elevated eosinophil count in the blood for at least six months without any recognizable cause, with involvement…

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Hyperhidrosis Surgery for Children: Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy

It was terrible. I wanted to get rid of it so much. Sometimes I just wanted to be away from people. I didn't want to deal with it. It was hard to like swing the bat with my sweaty…

By: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Takayasu's arteritis

Takayasu's disease is a form of large vessel granulomatous vasculitis with massive intimal fibrosis and vascular narrowing, affecting often young or middle-aged women of Asian descent.…

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