Peptic Ulcer Disease

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Introduction The term ‚Äėpeptic ulcer‚Äô refers to ulcer found in the lower oesophagus, stomach and duodenum. Rarely, they can occur in the jejunum and ileum (usually after surgery). They are…

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Example of widespread psoriasis on a patient's back

Psoriasis

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Introduction Psoriasis is a a common chronic inflammatory skin condition, characterised by raised, red, itchy, scaly plaques on the skin. With treatment, it often follows a relapsing and remitting course,…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Introduction RA is a type of inflammatory arthritis. Other examples include seronegative spondyarthritides, reactive arthritis, lyme arthritis, crystal arthritis and postviral arthritis. Features of inflammatory arthritis Pain and stiffness worse…

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Rosacea

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Introduction Rosacea is a common facial rash, of unknown aetiology. It is typically chronic and persistent. It causes sterile inflammatory papules, pustule and nodes and it may sometimes be mistaken…

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Scabies mite - sarcotopes scabei

Scabies

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Introduction Scabies (aka ‚ÄúThe Itch‚ÄĚ) is a common parasitic skin disorder caused by the arachnid (mite) sarcotopes scabei.¬†It is a very common disorder, and its morbidity is probably underrated. It…

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