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Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease describes a large group of disorders most of which cause progressive scarring of the lung tissue which is irreversible. The scarring of lung tissue will affects your ability to breathe and get enough oxygen into your blood. The scarring of the lung can be caused by long-term exposure to hazardous materials like asbestos and it can also be part of systemic illness like connective tissue disease but in most cases the causes remain unknown.

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Eyelid Malposition

Many conditions can impact the position of the eyelid relative to the eyeball. These malpositions can cause reduced vision as the eyelid may block vision or it may cause irritates the eye surface due to increased exposure and dryness. TYPE There are four basic eyelid malpositions: Drooping of upper eyelid …

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Ptosis

Ptosis is drooping of the upper eyelid. The lid may droop only slightly, or it may even cover the pupil entirely. In some cases, ptosis can restrict or even block normal vision. Ptosis may affect one  or both eyes. Causes Ptosis occurs when the muscles (levator and superior tarsal muscles) …

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Corneal Ulcer

Cornea is a transparent dome, which covers the outermost layer of the eye. Its function is to refract light into the retina. Cornea ulcer or infective keratitis is an inflammation of the cornea secondary to infection. It is a serious eye disease because it can lead to permanent vision loss. …

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Nasal Bone Fracture

Introduction Nasal bone fracture or broken nose is one of the commonest facial bones injuries. It is occurs when there is a break or crack of the nasal bone due to direct trauma to the nose. In most cases, there is also fracture of the nasal septum, the inner partition …

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Laryngeal Cancer

Laryngeal cancer is caused by smoking. In America, 11,000 new cases are reported daily. It makes up 25% of head and neck cancers and 1% of all types of cancer. One third of the patients died because of difficulty in breathing and most are at the age of 60 – 70 years old. The ratio between men and women is 4: 1 and most of them are smokers.

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Head & Neck Cancer

DON’T WAIT UNTIL THIS STAGE ! Early detection results in the best outcome. Most cancer can be treated if treated at an early stage. INTRODUCTION Cancer is an abnormal tissue growth in the human body. Depending on the type of cancer, some progressively enlarges and some are slow growing. Most …

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Pulmonary Vascular Disease

Introduction Pulmonary vascular diseases are a group of disease that affect the blood vessels along the route between the heart and lungs Causes Pulmonary embolism A pulmonary embolism happens when the blood flow through the lung’s artery is blocked suddenly. This is caused by a blood clot that has dislodged …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Definisi Rheumatoid arthritis ialah satu penyakit autoimmun yang melibatkan sistem muskuloskeletal di mana terdapat radang kepada sendi-sendi. Ini menyebabkan sendi-sendi menjadi bengkak, sakit dan kaku. Lama-kelamaan jika penyakit ini tidak dirawat, sendi-sendi akan menjadi rosak dan hilang keupayaan. Ia bukan penyakit keturunan dan selalunya lebih kerap dihidapi oleh kaum wanita …

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