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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.