• Pneumonia

    Pneumonia

    It is a breathing or respiratory condition in which, the patient finds an infection in the lungs. Generally it is caused due to infection, but there are non-infection conditions also. The main infection causing agents […]

  • Ovarian Dermoid Cyst

    Ovarian Dermoid Cyst

    It is a type of ovarian cyst which may contain tissue such as hair and skin, as they are formed from cells producing human eggs. It is a type of benign tumor and often referred […]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    Ovarian Cyst

    These are small fluid filled sacs, found in the surface or inside the ovaries. These can also be considered as the growth (>2cm) of an ovarian follicle. It is the case with most of the […]

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  • Monoculeosis

    Monoculeosis

    It is a type of viral infection which causes swollen lymph glands, fever and sore throat, especially in the neck. The disease is also called as mono or the kissing disease. This named so coined […]

  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum Contagiosum

    It is a DNA viral infection of skin or mucous membrane causing pear-like papules or nodules on the skin. The DNA virus belongs to the proxyvirus family called as molluscum Contagiosum virus, hence the name […]

  • Melanoma Skin Cancer

    Melanoma Skin Cancer

    Melanocytes are the pigmented cells present in the body, and the cancer in these cells is called melanoma skin cancer. These melanocytes produce melanin, which are responsible for the color of the skin. Due to […]

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  • Measles

    Measles

    Also known as rubeola or mobilli, it is a highly contagious infection of the respiratory system caused by a virus (commonly by paramyxovirus). The infection is often spread by coming in contact with droplets (due […]

  • Marasmus

    Marasmus

    It is one of the severe forms of protein-calorie or protein-energy malnutrition (PEM). Mostly affecting young children, it makes the child extremely thin causing the loss of all body muscles and fat. Other symptoms as […]

  • Map Dot Fingerprint Dystrophy

    Map Dot Fingerprint Dystrophy

    By far it is the most common type of corneal dystrophy. It has got many alternative names like epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, Cogan’s dystrophy and anterior basement membrane dystrophy. The name it has got is […]

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  • Mandible

    Mandible

    It is the largest and the strongest bone of the face, holding the lower teeth. It forms the skull together with the cranium. There is a curved horizontal portion, the ‘body’, and two perpendicular portions, […]

  • Male Breast Cancer

    Male Breast Cancer

    It is the cancer that develops or is found in male breasts tissues, having same pathology as the female breast cancer. It can occur at any stage of the life, but is prominent in older […]

  • Mad Cow

    Mad Cow

    Also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, it is an illness of the cattle that destroys their brain and central nervous system. The brain has holes and feels spongy.  It is fatal disease, having long incubation […]

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  • Maculopapular Rash

    Maculopapular Rash

    Maculopapular rash is a kind of skin disease in which patient may find appearance of small and red spots on the skin. The rashes are combination of macules and papules, which cause inflammation and hyperpigmentation […]

  • Macular Degeneration

    Macular Degeneration

    It is a medical condition which usually affects adults (age >60) and predominantly results in a loss of vision. Here the centre of the eye and the retina is affected. As only macula, the part […]

  • Lymphoma

    Lymphoma

    It is a cancer developing in lymphatic system. The tumor formed by the lymphatic cells is a solid one. Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma are its two types. The treatment for both the types is […]

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  • Lymphangitis

    Lymphangitis

    It is an inflammation of the lymph vessels infected by bacteria called streptococcus pyogenes(most common). It is also sometimes considered as blood poising. The disease may be sign that the skin infection is getting worse, […]

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme Disease

    t is most common tick –borne disease caused by bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii. They are transmitted to humans by the bite of ticks known as hard ticks. It was first reported […]

  • Lupus Rash

    Lupus Rash

    he involvement of this type rash is with skin of 90% of the people. It is more predominant in the whites than the people with more melanin in their skins. The classic ones are called […]

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  • Lamictal Rash

    Lamictal Rash

    Lamictal refers to a medicated prescription for treating epilepsy and bipolar disorder (also called manic depression). In some of the cases, Lamictal causes grave skin rashes, such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis […]

  • Labyrinthitis

    Labyrinthitis

    Labyrinthitis refers to an ear disorder characterized by irritation and inflammation (swelling) of the inner ear, the causes of which are several. It mostly occurs as a result of an ear infection, an upper respiratory […]