Diseases

Diabetic eye disease: Non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy
Diseases 05 Jul 2011

Diabetic eye disease: Non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (background retinopathy) is the earliest stage of diabetic eye disease, causing changes in the eye's blood vessels.
Breast and nipple thrush (BNT; breast and nipple candidiasis; mammary candidiasis)
Children's health 29 Jun 2011

Breast and nipple thrush (BNT; breast and nipple candidiasis; mammary candidiasis)

Breast and nipple thrush is a yeast infection of the nipple and breast caused by the fungal organism Candida albicans. It is common with breastfeeding.
Shoulder dislocation and instability
Bone 21 Mar 2011

Shoulder dislocation and instability

Shoulder dislocation is the displacement of the shoulder ball from its socket. The shoulder is highly mobile and the most frequently dislocated joint.
Oral thrush (monoliasis, oral candidiasis, OC)
Dental Care 27 Jan 2011

Oral thrush (monoliasis, oral candidiasis, OC)

Oral thrush (candidiasis) is a yeast infection that occurs in the mouth. It is caused by the fungus Candida albicans. Anti-fungals are used in treatment.
Atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC)
Diseases 04 Aug 2010

Atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC)

Atopic keratoconjunctivitis is an allergy that causes redness and itching in both eyes (red or pink eyes) in people with atopic dermatitis (eczema).
Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC)
Children's health 03 Aug 2010

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC)

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis is a type of allergic conjunctivitis that usually affects both eyes, causing discomfort, imflammation and red eyes.
Simple allergic conjunctivitis (seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC); perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC))
Diseases 23 Jul 2010

Simple allergic conjunctivitis (seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC); perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC))

Simple allergic conjunctivitis includes seasonal (triggered by allergens like pollen) and perennial (triggered by allergens like dust mites or animal hair).
Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC)
Diseases 23 Jul 2010

Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC)

Giant papillary conjunctivitis is a type of allergic conjunctivitis caused by mechanical irritation to the eye from a foreign body, often a contact lens.
Primary insomnia (idiopathic insomnia)
Diseases 02 Jul 2010

Primary insomnia (idiopathic insomnia)

Primary insomnia refers to sleep difficulties that affect daytime functioning and are not associated with any other medical condition or substance use.