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Ventricular dysfunction in heart failure – Britannica.com

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Ventricular dysfunction in heart failure The major role of the ventricles in pumping blood to the lungs and body means that even a slight decrease in ventricular efficiency can have a significant impact on heart function. If the left ventricle encounters either absolute or relative functional insufficiency (called left ventricular heart failure, or left-sided heart failure), a series of compensatory reactions are initiated that may temporarily provide a return to sufficient ventricular function. Continue reading

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Pediatric Cardiology | Child Cardiology in Louisville …

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To make an appointment with UofL Physicians - Pediatric Cardiology, call 502-588-7450. For urgent concerns after hours (after 5 p.m Continue reading

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Eczema Symptoms & Causes | National Eczema Association

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Chances are, youre here to look for answers about eczema (eg-zuh-MUH)and find support. Continue reading

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Dermatitis – Wikipedia

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DermatitisSynonymsEczemaA moderate case of dermatitis of the handsSpecialtyDermatologySymptomsItchiness, red skin, rash[1]ComplicationsSkin infection[2]Usual onsetChildhood[1][2]CausesAtopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, stasis dermatitis[1][2]Diagnostic methodBased on symptom[1]Differential diagnosisScabies, psoriasis, dermatitis herpetiformis, lichen simplex chronicus[3]TreatmentMoisturizers, steroid creams, antihistamines[2][4]Frequency245 million (2015)[5] Dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a group of diseases that results in inflammation of the skin.[1] These diseases are characterized by itchiness, red skin and a rash.[1] In cases of short duration, there may be small blisters, while in long-term cases the skin may become thickened.[1] The area of skin involved can vary from small to the entire body.[1][2] Dermatitis is a group of skin conditions that includes atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis and stasis dermatitis.[1][2] The exact cause of dermatitis is often unclear.[2] Cases may involve a combination of irritation, allergy and poor venous return.[1] The type of dermatitis is generally determined by the person's history and the location of the rash.[1] For example, irritant dermatitis often occurs on the hands of people who frequently get them wet.[1] Allergic contact dermatitis occurs upon exposure to an allergen, causing a hypersensitivity reaction in the skin.[1] Treatment of atopic dermatitis is typically with moisturizers and steroid creams.[4] The steroid creams should generally be of mid- to high strength and used for less than two weeks at a time as side effects can occur.[6] Antibiotics may be required if there are signs of skin infection.[2] Contact dermatitis is typically treated by avoiding the allergen or irritant.[7][8] Antihistamines may help with sleep and to decrease nighttime scratching.[2] Dermatitis was estimated to affect 245 million people globally in 2015.[5] Atopic dermatitis is the most common type and generally starts in childhood.[1][2] In the United States, it affects about 1030% of people.[2] Contact dermatitis is twice as common in females than males.[9] Allergic contact dermatitis affects about 7% of people at some point in time.[10] Irritant contact dermatitis is common, especially among people who do certain jobs; exact rates are unclear.[11] Dermatitis symptoms vary with all different forms of the condition. They range from skin rashes to bumpy rashes or including blisters. Continue reading

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Atopic dermatitis (eczema) – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

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Overview Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. It's common in children but can occur at any age Continue reading

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Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart Center)

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22q doesnt diminish Molly's joy Before starting kindergarten in August 2018, Molly spent the summer traveling with her family, swimming, spending time in the country with her grandparents and playing dress-up with her big sister. She loves her big sister, ice cream and dogs. Continue reading

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Cerebral palsy – Treatment – NHS

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There's currently no cure for cerebral palsy, but treatments are available to helppeople with the conditionhave anormal and independent a life as possible. Children and adults with the condition are cared for by a team of healthcare professionals, who will work with you to come up with a care plan Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy Treatment | Cerebral Palsy Guidance

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Cerebral palsy is a neuromuscular disorder that currently has no cure. Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and Treatments | Gillette …

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No single test can be used to diagnose cerebral palsydiagnosis involves understanding your childs medical history and identifying symptoms consistent with the condition. Diagnosing cerebral palsy as soon as possible ensures early intervention and a lifetime of excellent medical care Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease: Symptoms, Treatment | Parkinson’s …

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Toronto World Parkinson's Program Gala [ CANADA ] - April 6, 2018 The Annual Gala of World Parkinson's Program was held on April 6 at the Crystal Fountain Banquet Hal in Markham, Ontario, Canada.More than 500 guests including various Canadian federal, provincial and local politicians, people with Parkinson's, caregivers, physicians, healthcare professionals and members of Parkinson's community attended this Gala. Rasheda Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, the boxing legend, and John Baumann, a US attorney who is a motivational speaker were guest speakers of this event. Dr Continue reading

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