Encephalitis

Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain parenchyma that is usually caused by a viral infection. Aetiology Encephalitis is usually viral in origin. Causative organisms include: Echoviruses Coxsackie Mumps Herpes simplex – This often causes...

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Endometrial Carcinoma

Epidemiology The most common genital tract cancer Every year, about 4500 women in the UK develop endometrial cancer The majority (93%) of cases are diagnosed in women aged over 50 years Geographical variation exists...

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Endometriosis

Introudction Endometriosis is a condition in which endometrial, or endometrial like tissue grows outside of the uterus. Although in the vast majority of cases the endometriosis is located within the pelvis (on the uterosacral...

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Endometritis

Introduction Postpartum endometritis is a term used to describe inflammation (usually due to infection) in the uterus. It typically due to pregnancy, and can occur up to 6 weeks after delivery. It is more...

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Enophthalmos

Blowout fracture of the orbit Microphthalmos (defect in embryogenesis, also cataract and refractive errors) Cicatrising metastatic breast carcinoma (rare, progressive enophthalmos associated with very poor prognosis)

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ENT Tumours

In this article we look at some common types of ENT tumours. Acoustic Neuroma / Vestibular Schwannoma Acoustic Neuromas (AN), or as they should be called, vestibular schwannomas are tumours of the vestibulocochlear nerve...

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