• Cryoglobulinaemia

    Cryoglobulinaemia

    Cryoglobulinaemia indicates the existence of abnormal proteins inside the blood, which eventually thicken like gel in cold temperatures and blocks blood vessels across the body. This brings about complications like skin rashes, to even kidney […]

  • Crohn’s Disease

    Crohn’s Disease

    Crohn’s disease refers to the inflammation or swelling of the digestive system, and also constitutes one of a group of diseases, known as inflammatory bowel disease. It may affect any area of the body, from […]

  • Craniopharyngioma

    Craniopharyngioma

    Craniopharyngioma refers to a benign (not severe) tumor which grows close to the pituitary gland, a small endocrine gland at the bottom of the brain. It is commonly found in children aged between 5 and […]

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  • Cradle Cap

    Cradle Cap

    Cradle Cap is a patchy, scaly, greasy and crusty skin rash, yellowish in color, which erupts on the scalp of the newly born babies, though it does not bother the baby and is not itchy. […]

  • Costochondritis

    Costochondritis

    Costochondritis refers to the swelling or inflammation of those junctions where the cartilage is conjoined with the upper ribs, holding them to the sternum or the breastbone. This leads to general chest pain that can […]

  • Coronary Heart Disease

    Coronary Heart Disease

    Also known by the name of coronary artery disease, Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) refers to a condition wherein the coronary arteries get accumulated by plaque, containing cholesterol, fat, calcium and other substances of the blood. […]

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  • Coronary Artery

    Coronary Artery

    Coronary Artery refers to one of two blood vessels responsible for branching off from the aorta close to its point of departure from the heart where it meets the left ventricle and thereby, carrying out […]

  • Coronal Suture

    Coronal Suture

    Coronal suture refers to a thick, fibrous connective tissue joint which is separated from the frontal and parietal bones of the skull. At the birth of the baby, the bones of the skull do not […]

  • Corneal Ulcer

    Corneal Ulcer

    A corneal ulcer (or ulcerative keratitis) is referred to as an infective condition of the cornea, with an open sore that overlies the iris, the colored part of the eye. It is grayish or whitish […]

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  • Constrictive Pericarditis

    Constrictive Pericarditis

    Constrictive pericarditis refers to a chronic inflammation (swelling) of the pericardium (thick covering of the heart) with the scarring, thickening and muscle tightening, resulting from conditions that cause inflammation to occur around the heart, such […]

  • Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis refers to the inflammation (or swelling) or infection of the membrane that lines the eyelids (conjunctiva) due to an exposure to bacteria or other irritants. Tears generally help in protecting eyelids as it washes […]

  • Conjunctival Petechiae

    Conjunctival Petechiae

    Conjunctival Petechiae have been mostly observed in those cases where people have died natural deaths owing to a cardiovascular disease and where people have died due to asphyxia, head injury and disorders related to central […]

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  • Congenital Heart Defect

    Congenital Heart Defect

    Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) is a problem related to the heart structure, and is one of the commonest forms of birth defect. When the heart of a baby starts developing, some structural defects might occur […]

  • Congenital Glaucoma

    Congenital Glaucoma

    Congenital glaucoma is referred to as an assortment of eye conditions that damages the optic nerve which is responsible for carrying visual details from the eye to the brain. Many a times, the damage to […]

  • Condyloma Acuminatum

    Condyloma Acuminatum

    Condyloma Acuminatum is an epidermal symptom that attributes to the epidermotropic human papilloma virus (HPV). Till date, over 100 kinds of double-stranded HPV have been isolated, where a majority of them have been associated directly […]

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  • Common Iliac Vein

    Common Iliac Vein

    The human anatomy defines the common iliac veins as a result of the formation of the internal iliac veins and external iliac veins (ventral to the sacroiliac articulation), and when the two iliac veins are […]

  • Condyloma

    Condyloma

    Condyloma refers to the infection of the genitals, which is why it is also commonly known as genital warts. These are soft, wart-like growths that occur on the skin as well as mucus membranes of […]

  • Common Warts

    Common Warts

    Scientifically termed as Verruca Vulgaris, Common Warts are known to be caused due to the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) occurring as epidermal bumps, grayish in color and shaped like a cauliflower with rough, cracked keratin […]

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  • Common Carotid Artery

    Common Carotid Artery

    Common carotid artery refers to the artery or vessel which is responsible for supplying oxygenated and nutrient-filled blood to the head, brain and neck; such that it segregates the neck to form the internal and […]

  • Common Bile Duct

    Common Bile Duct

    Common bile duct (or ductus choledochus) can be described as an anatomic structure in the shape of a tube in the human gastrointestinal tract, formed with the combination of the common hepatic duct and the […]