December, 2013

Kawasaki Disease

December 15, 2013 | 0

Kawasaki Disease is a medical condition that mainly affects children below 5 years of age. The blood vessels are primarily affected by this condition causing them to swell. The condition is also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome because the lymph nodes, including the skin and mucous membranes in the throat, nose and mouth, are […]

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White tail spider bite

December 14, 2013 | 0

White tailed spiders are known as such because of the presence of a white mark at the last tip of their abdomen. These are usually seen in the southern and eastern regions of Australia. They are medium in size. The 2 most common white tailed spider species are the Lampona cylindrata and Lampona murina. Both […]

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Sun Poisoning

December 13, 2013 | 0

The term ‘sun poisoning’ refers to an instance of serious sunburn. It does not in any way indicate actual poisoning of a human by sunlight. It usually points to a skin burn or inflammation of the skin by the UV rays of the sun. Symptoms of sun poisoning Humans can get affected by a sunburn […]

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Harlequin ichthyosis

December 1, 2013 | 0

Harlequin ichthyosis is a skin disorder which is said to be the worst type of inherited ichthyosis. Its main characteristic is excess congealing of the keratin cover in the skin of the fetus. It is called by many other titles too, like harlequin-type ichthyosis, ichthyosis congenital, harlequin baby, harlequin fetus, keratosis diffusa fetalis, ichthyosis fetalis,and […]

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