Diseases

Windswept Deformity Location, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Windswept Deformity Location, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

The abnormal deformity in one knee is termed windswept deformity. It is most commonly seen in children. The windswept deformity is usually observed in Africans. Fulford and Brown were the first clinical researchers to study deeply about this condition. It is associated with metabolic bone disorders. Skeletal deformities are the …

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Epicardial Fat vs Pericardial Fat Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Epicardial Fat vs Pericardial Fat Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

The misleading concept of the similarity between epicardial fat and pericardial fat is tedious. Anatomically, the difference between epicardial and pericardial fat is obvious. There are two locations of epicardial fat, one is the external wall of the myocardium and the other is the pericardium layer.  Now when we talk …

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Radicular Cyst Symptoms, Causes, Radiology, Treatment

Radicular Cyst Symptoms, Causes, Radiology, Treatment

A jaw cyst that originates from a periodontal ligament and is caused due to inflammation is called a radicular cyst. The apex of the tooth is involved in the radicular cyst. It is considered the common form of jaw cyst. 68% of the cases of jaw cysts are relevant to …

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Foregut Duplication Cyst Location, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Foregut Duplication Cyst Location, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

The duplication of the alimentary canal is considered a rare congenital abnormality. Sometimes this condition is asymptomatic and can occur anywhere in the mouth and anus. Most of the time foregut duplication cysts are diagnosed incidentally. The term foregut duplication was initially introduced by W.E. Ladd. This duplication is benign …

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Cemento Ossifying Fibroma Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Cemento Ossifying Fibroma Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

The classification of fibro-osseous lesions was first introduced by Kramer and Waldron. These lesions were related to the jaws and mandible. The evolution of bone-related lesions has been studied and researched for the past few decades. As a result, fibrous dysplasia and ossifying fibroma are the two major types of …

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Bowstringing of Tendon Meaning, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Bowstringing of Tendon Meaning, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

If you’re a rock climber, a baseball pitcher, or a sports athlete then there are chances that you may go through finger injuries frequently. Out of all the finger injuries, trigger finger injuries are the most common ones. But, there are some important details that we don’t take into account …

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Microsporidia keratitis Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Microsporidia keratitis Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

The causative agent of various diseases in immunosuppressed and immunocompetent patients is often microsporidia. Ocular microsporidiosis presents as systemic infection or is isolated. According to recent clinical research, ocular microsporidiosis is often diagnosed in immunocompetent individuals. Traumatic inoculation or contamination of soil and water causes the infection leading to Microsporidial …

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Centrocecal Scotoma Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

The visual field has a blind or blur spot called a scotoma. Other areas around this spot appear to be normal. The most affected sites of scotoma are either the periphery or center of the vision. Scotomas can occur in one or both eyes and they can be clustered, isolated, …

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Tailgut Cyst Location, Symptoms, Cancer, Removal

Tailgut Cyst Location, Symptoms, Cancer, Removal

Retrorectal cystic hamartoma which is often known as tailgut cyst is a rare abnormality that develops in the retrorectal space. According to the clinical studies they arise from the embryonic hindgut. Sometimes they are diagnosed during routine examination but mostly the majority of the patients show symptoms of tailgut cyst. …

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