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SMAS- Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Symptoms, Treatment

SMAS- Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Symptoms, Treatment

Learn all about superior mesenteric artery syndrome symptoms and treatment. Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is also known as Wilkie syndrome. SMA syndrome was first described in 1861 by Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky in victims at autopsy, but remained pathologically undefined until 1927 when Wilkie published the first comprehensive series ...

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Nuchal rigidity Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Test, Treatment

Nuchal rigidity Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Test, Treatment

Learn all about nuchal rigidity, the impaired neck flexion resulting from muscle spasm (not actual rigidity) of the extensor muscles of the neck; usually attributed to meningeal irritation, its symptoms, causes and treatment. A stiff neck refers to a tightness or rigidity in the muscles supporting the neck. Nuchal rigidity ...

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Precordial Catch Syndrome (PCS) Causes, Treatment

Precordial Catch Syndrome (PCS) Causes, Treatment

Precordial Catch Syndrome (PCS), also known as Texidor’s twinge. The syndrome was first described and named in 1893 by Henri Huchard a French cardiologist, who called it “precordialgie” (from the latin “praecordia” meaning “before the heart”), or “Syndrome de Huchard” (“Huchard syndrome”). The term “precordial” was first coined in 1370 ...

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Glossophobia (Public Speaking Fear) Facts, Test, Treatment

Do you know that glossophobia is one of the most common phobias? Glossophobia isn’t a dangerous disease or chronic condition. It’s the medical term for the fear of public speaking. And it affects as many as four out of 10 people. Glossophobia is a subset of social phobia, or fear ...

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Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) Life Expectancy, Treatment, Pictures

Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) Life Expectancy, Treatment, Pictures

Learn all about Prader Willi syndrome. Originally described in the medical literature in 1956, PWS is the first disorder confirmed to be due to imprinting errors. It is the most common genetic cause of life-threatening childhood obesity. The disorder was once known as hypogonadism, hypotonia, hypomentia, obesity (HHHO). In 1887, ...

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Kyphoscoliosis of Thoracic Spine- Symptoms and Treatment

Kyphoscoliosis of Thoracic Spine- Symptoms and Treatment

Learn all about Kyphoscoliosis of thoracic spine its symptoms and treatment options. Kyphoscoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder, which is a combination of kyphosis and scoliosis where there is abnormal posterior and sideways curvature of the spine in both the coronal as well as the sagittal planes. Kyphoscoliosis occurring during the ...

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Thyromegaly (Enlarged Thyroid) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Thyromegaly (Enlarged Thyroid) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Learn all about thyromegaly symptoms and treatment. Thyromegaly refers to the enlarged thyroid gland. As the thyroid enlarges in size, it can lead to other symptoms. For example, a patient may begin to experience stiffness around their throat. Thyromegaly happens whenever the thyroid hormone becomes enlarged. According to the “American ...

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