Fibroids

Introduction Fibroids are also known as leiomyomata. They are benign tumours of the myometrium and are very common, apparently in 1 in 25 women! Risk factors include a family history, Afro-Caribbean ethnicity and women...

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Fibromyalgia

Introduction Fibromyalgia is a non-specific muscular disorder of unknown origin. It primarily affects insertions of tendons and associated soft tissues and presents with dull aching pains. It is much more common in women. Epidemiology...

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Fifth Disease

Introudction Fifth Disease – so called as it was the fifth of the six common childhood skin rashes when it was first classified back in the 18th and 19th centuries. Formally known as Erythema Infectiosum and also colloquially called...

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