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Circulatory disorders can have various origins. It is believed that the predominance of fatty foods in the diet leads to an increase in the level of cholesterol in the blood. Subsequently, it is deposited on the walls of the arteries. As a result, the vessel lumen narrows and the organ supplied with blood begins to lack nutrients, which causes the symptoms of atherosclerosis.
Breast biopsy is a diagnostic procedure aimed at obtaining the contents of an abnormal mass in the breast for histological examination using a needle. It is a minimally invasive and highly informative method.
Barrett's oesophagus is a precancerous lesion that develops due to a chronic inflammatory process which results in the degenerayion of the squamous epithelium of the esophagus into columnar epithelium. There is a high probability that the disease will develop into an adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.
Sharon Stone underwent several catheter procedures before it turned out she had a uterine fibroid which needed surgery rather than epidural pain relief.
Childhood epilepsy is one of the most common the central nervous system disorders and can occur as early as in newborns. Just as in adults, in children it can take different forms, with seizures appearing seemingly for no particular reason.
Flaking skin around the nipple of the breast in a woman does not always indicate an allergic reaction or skin disorder. Such symptoms may show the presence of Paget's disease. The condition is rare, but this type of breast cancer should be ruled out before treating any rashes in the nipple and areola area.
Thanks to new studies, it is now possible to successfully treat breast cancer without chemotherapy. One of the leading German mammologists, Dr. Oleg Gluz, reported about it at the 2022 ESMO Congress.
Cystic masses are characterized by hidden symptoms. They are often detected during preventive screening in women aged 30-50. If a breast cyst has been detected, the issue of specific treatment planning arises.