Molloscum is a benign skin disease that is quite common in the US. Read and know all about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this disorder.
What is Molloscum?
It is the abbreviated term for Molloscum Contagiosum. It is a skin rash characterized by the development of round, elevated bumps on the skin surface.
Picture 1 – Molloscum Contagiosum
The condition is often simply referred to as MC. Continue reading
What is Eyelid Twitching?
It refers to involuntary twitching or muscular spasms in the eyelids. It makes a person blink in an uncontrolled way. The condition is also known by other names like
- Benign Essential Blepharospasm
- Hemifacial Spasm
- Eye Spasms
- Myokymia Continue reading
What is Central Pontine Myelinolysis?
It is a brain cell dysfunction resulting from destruction of the myelin sheath or the layer that covers the nerve cells in the region of the brainstem known as the Pons. This is an acute neurological condition that is also referred to as “Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome”. Continue reading
What is Coffin Siris Syndrome?
Coffin Siris Syndrome is a very rare genetic health disorder. There have been 31 recorded cases of this syndrome up until 1991. Since then, many more people have been reported to be affected by this syndrome and the number has gone up to around 80.
This syndrome causes delay in the development of human body and also the absence of the fifth finger and toe-nails. Continue reading
Fibrous Dysplasia Definition
It is a bone disorder that is characterized by various abnormalities such as development of fibrous (scar-like) tissues in place of normal, healthy bone. The condition is usually detected in adolescents and young adults.
The condition is regarded as a developmental disease of maxilla that involves formation of immaturely woven bone from abnormal fibrous tissue. Continue reading