• Spoon Nail

    Spoon Nail

    Spoon Nail

    Spoon nail is curled finger nails. This is wherever the ends of your nail plate bend up, and appears as a little spoon. If the condition is rigorous, the finger nail will be easily broken […]

  • Splenomegaly

    Splenomegaly

    Splenomegaly

    Splenomegaly is a magnification of the spleen. The spleen generally stays in the left upper quadrant (LUQ) of abdomen of human being. It is a one cardinal sign of the four cardinal signs of hypersplenism […]

  • Solar Lentigo

    Solar Lentigo

    Solar Lentigo

    Solar lentigo is also recognizable as Liver spots, Lentigo senilis, Old age spot as well as senile freckle. These are rashes on the skin connected with aging and contact to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. […]

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  • Solar Dermatitis

    Solar Dermatitis

    Solar Dermatitis

    Solar Dermatitis is another name of sun rashes. Generally children young women as well are the sufferer from the skin trouble. Extended contact to sun is the chief reason behind the creation of these itchy […]

  • Sebaceous Cyst

    Sebaceous Cyst

    Sebaceous Cyst

    The tiny bumps or lumps under the skin are termed as Sebaceous Cyst. They are tiny sacs full of a protein called Keratin which is cheesy looking with a stinking smell. Generally they grow in […]

  • Pterygium

    Pterygium

    Pterygium

    It is the growth of the conjunctiva, the thin tissue above the eye, extending onto the corneal surface. The condition appears as a wing like triangular membrane; and can be seen on neck, elbows and […]

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  • Pseudogout Picture

    Pseudogout Picture

    Pseudogout Picture

    Pseudo gout is a condition in which the patients suffer attacks of arthritis. The attacks so caused are due to deposits of calcium pyrophosphate crystals in the joints (like elbow, wrist,knees) . These calcium-containing deposits […]

  • Proptosis

    Proptosis

    Proptosis

    It is a condition of the eye (especially), in which the eyeball is displaced forward. Here the unilateral asymmetric protrusion of one eye, by 2 mm, is seen. The measurement of the degree of bulging […]

  • Prophase

    Prophase

    Prophase

    The process of cell division is known as mitosis. Prophase is the first stage of mitosis, during which the chromosomes condense and become visible, the nuclear membrane breaks down, and the spindle apparatus forms at […]

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  • Promyelocytic Leukemia

    Promyelocytic Leukemia

    Promyelocytic Leukemia

    Promyelocytic Leukemia is a type of acute myeloid leukemia, in which too many immature blood-forming cells are found in the blood and bone marrow. It is a quickly progressing disease. It was first recognized as […]

  • Prokaryotic

    Prokaryotic

    Prokaryotic

    The organisms lacking a cell nucleus are called as the prokaryotes. They also lack any membrane bound organelle. And anything associated with these prokaryotes is called as prokaryotic. In prokaryotic cells, every cell body is […]

  • Prickly Heat

    Prickly Heat

    Prickly Heat

    Also known a heat rashes or miliaria ruba; it is an itchy, red rash on your skin caused by blocked sweat glands. Generally the condition is widely associated with infants and people visiting hot countries. […]

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  • Porphyria Picture

    Porphyria Picture

    Porphyria Picture

    Porphyria picture is a group of genetic disorders of the blood. In this condition, substances called porphyrins are built up in the blood. These porphyrins often cause rashes, which are brought on by exposure to […]

  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

    Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

    Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

    It is a term encompassing a group of familial and acquired disorders in which there is a deficiency in the activity of the heme synthetic enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase. Heme is the most important and vital […]

  • Popliteal Pulse

    Popliteal Pulse

    Popliteal Pulse

    It is the pulsation of the popliteal artery; and is best palpated in the popliteal fossa with the patient lying prone with the knee flexed. The popliteal artery flows through the back of the knee. […]

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  • Popliteal Cyst

    Popliteal Cyst

    Popliteal Cyst

    The synovial fluid found in the bone joints. Whenever joint is traumatized, large amount of fluid is secreted by the synovium, which makes its way out of a weakest part and leads to the formation […]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic Ovary

    It is a condition in which there is an imbalance of female sex hormones in the woman. This hormone imbalance may cause changes in the menstrual cycle and some changes in the skin changes. It […]

  • Polycystic Kidney Disease

    Polycystic Kidney Disease

    Polycystic Kidney Disease

    It is an inherited disease, passing down through families, in which kidneys become enlarged due to the formation of multiple cysts. It exists in two forms viz. autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and autosomal recessive […]

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  • Poison Sumac

    Poison Sumac

    Poison Sumac

    It is the inflammation of skin which is caused when your skin comes in contact with the oil(sap) of the sumac plant. The sap is present in all parts of the plants including the leaves, […]

  • Poison Oak

    Poison Oak

    Poison Oak

    Also known as the contact dermatitis, it is the inflammation of the skin caused by direct contact of the skin with the sap of the Oak tree. The sap contains irritant or allergen. The irritant […]