Breast Cancer

Introduction Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, and the second most common cause of death from cancer, after lung cancer. There are more published studies (on PubMed) on breast cancer, than...

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Breast Examination

Background Info Presentations of Breast Disease Lump Pain – Rare in breast cancer Asymmetry – Change in breast size – particularly related to the menstrual cycle Change in breast feature Change in Nipple May...

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Bronchiectasis

Introduction and Aeitology This is a disease that causes local irreversible dilation of the bronchial tree. It is an obstructive lung disease. It is almost always a result of bronchial obstruction leading to infection...

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Bronchiolitis

Introduction This is the most common serious respiratory infection during infancy. It comes in winter epidemics, during which time, 2-3% of all infants are admitted to hospital each year. The primary cause is RSV...

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Bronchitis

The term bronchitis can be confusing, as in adults, it is generally used to refer to chronic bronchitis, a chronic inflammation of the bronchi, which is a component of COPD.   In children it...

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Brucellosis

Organism Gram negative aerobic coccobacillus 3 species responsible for human infection: B. Abortus (disease of cattle) – Africa and india B. melitensis (disease of sheep, goats and camels) – Mediterranean middle east and central...

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