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Publisher: [Harvard, Massachusetts] : Harvard Health Publications, [2013] ©2013
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In-depth descriptions of the most common diseases, symptoms, procedures, and tests written by Harvard Medical School faculty members.
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ISBN: 9781784027414 1784027413
OCLC Number: 882238748
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Contents: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm --
Abdominal Adhesions --
Absence Seizures (Petit Mal Seizures) --
Achalasia --
ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injuries --
Acne --
Acoustic Neuroma --
Sun-Damaged Skin --
Acute Pancreatitis --
Acute Prostatitis --
Acute Sinusitis --
Acute Bronchitis --
Adenocarcinoma of the Lung --
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) --
Age Spots (Solar Lentigo, Liver Spots) --
Alcohol Dependence (Alcoholism) --
Alcohol Withdrawal --
Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) --
Morton's Neuroma --
Alopecia Areata --
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) --
Altitude Sickness --
Alzheimer's Disease --
Amenorrhea --
Amyloidosis --
Anal Disorders --
Anaphylaxis --
Angina --
Ankle Fracture --
Ankle Sprain --
Ankylosing Spondylitis --
Anorexia Nervosa --
Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea --
Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome --
Antisocial Personality Disorder --
Aplastic Anemia --
Appendicitis --
Arm Fracture --
Asthma --
Astigmatism --
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria --
Atherosclerosis --
Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) --
Atrial Fibrillation --
Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorder) --
Back Pain --
Bacterial Vaginosis (Gardnerella Vaginitis) --
Balanitis --
Barium Enema --
Barotrauma --
Bartholin's Gland Cyst --
Basal Cell Carcinoma --
Bedsores (Decubitus Ulcers) --
Behcet's Disease --
Bells Palsy --
Bile Duct Diseases --
Biliary Colic --
Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depressive Illness or Manic Depression) --
Bladder Cancer --
Bladder Infection (Cystitis) --
Blepharitis --
Blisters (Overview) --
Body Lice --
Boils and Carbuncles --
Borderline Personality Disorder --
Botulism --
Bowel Obstruction --
Bradycardia --
Brain Tumor Overview --
Brain Abscess --
Breast Cancer --
Broken Jaw --
Broken Nose (Nasal Fracture) --
Bulimia --
Bunion --
Bursitis --
Campylobacteriosis --
Candidiasis --
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning --
Carcinoid tumors of the lung --
Cardiac Arrhythmias --
Cardiomyopathy --
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome --
Cataracts --
Celiac Disease (Non-Tropical Sprue) --
Cellulitis --
Cerebral Palsy --
Cervical Cancer --
Cervical Polyps --
Cervicitis --
Chemical Injury to the Eye --
Chickenpox (Varicella) --
Chlamydia --
Cholecystitis --
Chondromalacia --
Choroidal Melanoma --
Chronic Otitis Media, Cholesteatoma and Mastoiditis --
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome --
Chronic Hepatitis --
Chronic Laryngitis --
Chronic Pancreatitis --
Chronic Prostatitis --
Chronic Sinusitis (in Adults) --
Cirrhosis --
Cluster Headache --
Cogan's Syndrome --
Collarbone (Clavicle) Fracture --
Colon Polyps --
Colorectal Cancer --
Coma and Persistent Vegetative State --
Common Cold (Viral Rhinitis) --
Concussion --
Heart Failure --
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) --
Constipation and Impaction --
Contact Dermatitis --
Conversion Disorder --
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) --
Corneal Abrasion --
Corns and Calluses --
Coronary Artery Disease --
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) --
Crohn's Disease --
Crossed Eyes (Strabismus) --
Croup --
Cystic Fibrosis --
Cysts (Overview) --
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) --
Tear Duct Infection (Dacryocystitis). Dandruff --
Decompression Sickness --
Delusional Disorder --
Dementia --
Dermatofibroma --
Detached Retina --
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip --
Deviated Septum --
Diabetic Neuropathies --
Diabetic Ketoacidosis --
Diabetic Nephropathy --
Diarrhea --
Dislocated Lens --
Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis --
Down Syndrome --
Dry Eye Syndrome --
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding --
Dyslexia --
Dysthymia --
Wax Blockage Of The Ear Canal --
Eczema --
Emphysema --
Encephalitis --
Encopresis (Fecal Soiling) --
Endocarditis --
Endometriosis --
Endophthalmitis --
End-Stage Renal Disease --
Enlarged Prostate (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) --
Bedwetting (Enuresis) --
Epidemic Pleurodynia --
Epididymitis And Orchitis --
Epiglottitis --
Epilepsy --
Esophageal Cancer --
Esophageal Rings And Webs --
Esophageal Varices --
Esophagitis --
Essential Tremor --
Ewing's Sarcoma --
Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors --
Eye-Socket Fracture (Fracture Of The Orbit) --
Fallen Arch --
Fallopian Tube Cancer --
Familial Dysautonomia --
Farsightedness (Hyperopia) --
Febrile Seizures --
Fecal Incontinence --
Felon --
Female Infertility --
Fibroids --
Fibromyalgia --
Fifth Disease (Erythema Infectiosum) --
Finger Dislocation --
Food Allergy --
Food Poisoning --
Foot Sprain --
Foot Ulcers --
Foreign Body In Eye --
Foreign Objects In The Ear --
Fragile X Syndrome --
Friction Blisters --
Friedreich's Ataxia --
Frostbite --
Gallbladder and bile duct cancer --
Gallstones --
Gastritis --
Gastroenteritis In Adults --
Gastroenteritis In Children --
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) --
Gastrointestinal Amebiasis --
Generalized Anxiety Disorder --
Generalized Seizures (Grand Mal Seizures) --
Genital Herpes --
Genital Warts --
Gestational Diabetes --
Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) --
Giardiasis --
Glaucoma --
Glomerulonephritis --
Gonorrhea --
Gout --
Graves' Disease --
Graves' Eye Disease (Graves' Ophthalmopathy) --
Guillain-Barre Syndrome --
Hammertoe --
Head and Neck Cancer --
Head Lice --
Head Injury In Adults --
Head Injury In Children --
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) --
Heart Murmur --
Heat Stroke (Hyperthermia) --
Hematuria --
Hemochromatosis --
Hemolytic Anemia --
Hemophilia --
Hemorrhagic Stroke --
Hemorrhoids --
Hepatitis A --
Hepatitis B --
Hepatitis C --
Hepatitis Overview --
Hereditary-Patterned Baldness --
Hernia --
Herniated Disk --
Hiatal Hernia --
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) --
High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia) --
Hip Fracture --
HIV/AIDS --
Hives (Urticaria) --
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) --
Huntington's Disease (Chorea) --
Hydrocephalus --
Hyperkeratosis --
Hyperthyroidism --
Hypochondriasis --
Hypoglycemia --
Hypoparathyroidism --
Hypothyroidism --
Arthritis Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease --
Ichthyosis --
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) --
Impetigo --
Infectious Arthritis --
Infectious Mononucleosis --
Flu (Influenza) --
Ingrown Toenail --
Inguinal Hernia --
Insomnia --
Interstitial Cystitis --
Iron Deficiency --
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Jet Lag --
Jock Itch (Tinea Cruris) --
Juvenile Arthritis --
Kaposi's Sarcoma --
Kawasaki Syndrome --
Keloids --
Keratitis --
Kidney Stones --
Kidney Cancer --
Kidney Failure --
Kidney Transplant --
Knee Sprain --
Lactose Intolerance --
Lacunar Stroke --
Langerhans' Cell Histiocytosis (Histiocytosis X) --
Large Cell Cancer of the Lung --
Laryngitis --
Latex Allergy --
Lazy Eye (Amblyopia) --
Lead Poisoning --
Leg Fracture --
Leg Strain --
Leukemia (Overview) --
Liver Cancer --
Lung Cancer Overview --
Lung Transplant --
Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) --
Lyme Disease --
Lymphedema --
Lymphoma Overview --
Macular Degeneration --
Major Depression --
Malaria --
Male Infertility --
Malignant Hyperthermia --
Mesothelioma --
Marfan's Syndrome --
Measles (Rubeola) --
Meckel's Diverticulum --
Medication Allergy --
Melanoma --
Melasma (Chloasma) --
Meniere's Disease --
Meningitis --
Menopause And Perimenopause --
Migraine --
Miscarriage --
Mitral Valve Prolapse --
Molar Pregnancy --
Molluscum Contagiosum --
Multiple Myeloma --
Multiple Sclerosis --
Mumps --
Muscle Strain --
Muscular Dystrophy --
Myasthenia Gravis --
Myocarditis --
Myositis --
Nabothian Cysts --
Nail Trauma --
Narcolepsy --
Nasal Polyps --
Nearsightedness (Myopia) --
Nephrectomy --
Neuroblastoma --
Obesity --
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) --
Onycholysis --
Optic Nerve Swelling (Papilledema) --
Oral Cancer --
Osgood-Schlatter Disease --
Osteoarthritis --
Osteoporosis --
Osteosarcoma --
Middle-Ear Infection (Otitis Media) --
Ovarian Cancer --
Paget's Disease of Bone --
Pancreatic Cancer --
Panic Disorders --
Parathyroid Cancer --
Parkinson's Disease --
Paronychia --
Partial Seizures (Focal Seizures) --
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) --
Peptic Ulcer --
Perforated Eardrum --
Pericarditis --
Peripheral Arterial Disease --
Peritonsillar Abscess --
Vitamin B12 Deficiency --
Curvature of the Penis (Peyronie's Disease) --
Phenylketonuria (PKU) --
Phimosis and Paraphimosis --
Phobia --
Pituitary Tumors --
Pityriasis Rosea --
Plantar Fasciitis --
Pleurisy And Pleural Effusion --
Pneumoconiosis --
Pneumonia --
Pneumothorax --
Polio --
Polyarteritis Nodosa --
Polychondritis --
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome --
Polymyalgia Rheumatica --
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries --
Postpartum Depression --
Post-Polio Syndrome --
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder --
Preeclampsia And Eclampsia --
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) --
Presbyopia --
Priapism --
Prostate Cancer --
Pseudogout (CPPD) --
Psoriasis --
Psoriatic Arthritis --
Pubic Lice Or Crab Lice --
Pyelonephritis --
Raynaud's Phenomenon --
Rectocele --
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) --
Reactive Arthritis --
Respiratory Syncytial Virus --
Restless Legs Syndrome --
Retinal Vessel Occlusion --
Retinitis Pigmentosa --
Retinoblastoma --
Retinopathy --
Retrobulbar Neuritis --
Retrograde Ejaculation --
Reye Syndrome --
Rhabdomyosarcoma --
Rheumatoid Arthritis --
Ringworm (Tinea) --
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever --
Rosacea --
Rotator Cuff Injury. Salivary Gland Disorders --
Sarcoidosis --
Scabies --
Scarlet Fever --
Schizophrenia --
Schizotypal Personality Disorder --
Sciatica --
Scleritis --
Scleroderma --
Scoliosis --
Sebaceous Cysts --
Seborrheic Dermatitis --
Seborrheic Keratoses --
Secondary Hypertension --
Substance Abuse (Depressants or Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs) --
Seizure Overview --
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Overview) --
Shigellosis --
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) --
Shin Splints --
Shoulder Dislocation --
Shoulder Sprain --
Sickle Cell Anemia --
Sjogren's Syndrome --
Skin Tags (Acrochordon) --
Sleep Apnea --
Sleepwalking and Sleep Terrors --
Small Cell Lung Cancer --
Smallpox --
Soft Tissue Sarcoma --
Somatization Disorder --
Spider Veins --
Spina Bifida --
Spinal Cord Trauma --
Spinal Cord Tumors --
Sprain (Overview) --
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin --
Squamous cell carcinoma of the lung --
Stomach Cancer --
Stroke Overview --
Stuttering --
Styes And Chalazions --
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage --
Subdural Hematoma --
Sun Allergy (Photosensitivity) --
Swallowed Object --
Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa) --
Syphilis --
Tachycardia --
Takayasu's Arteritis --
Tay-Sachs Disease --
Telogen Effluvium --
Tendonitis --
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) --
Tension Headache --
Testicular Cancer --
Testicular Torsion --
Tetanus --
Throat Cancer (larynx and pharynx) --
Thrombocytopenia --
Thromboembolism (Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism) --
Superficial Thrombophlebitis --
Thrombotic Stroke --
Thyroid Cancer --
Thyroidectomy --
Tick Bites --
Tics --
Tinea Versicolor --
Tinnitus --
Toenail Fungus (Onychomycosis) --
Torn Meniscus --
Torsional Deformity --
Tourette Syndrome (Tourette Disorder) --
Toxic Shock Syndrome --
Toxoplasmosis --
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) --
Traumatic Dislocation of the Hip --
Traveler's Diarrhea --
Trichomoniasis --
Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux) --
Tropical Sprue --
Tuberculosis --
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus --
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus --
Ulcerative Colitis --
Undescended Testicle --
Urethritis --
Urinary Incontinence --
Urinary Tract Infection in Men --
Uterine And Bladder Prolapse --
Urinary Tract Infection in Women --
Uveitis --
Vaginal Atrophy (Atrophic Vaginitis) --
Vaginal Cancer --
Vaginal Yeast Infection --
Vaginitis --
Varicose Veins --
Vascular Birthmarks --
Vasculitis Overview --
Vertigo --
Vitiligo --
Vocal Cord Disorders --
Vulvar Cancer --
Warts --
Wegener's Granulomatosis --
Wilms' Tumor --
Wrist Sprain --
Yaws --
Plague (Yersinia Pestis) --
Uterine Cancer --
Polycystic Kidney Disease --
Intracranial Aneurysms --
Gaucher Disease --
Sick Sinus Syndrome --
Long QT Syndrome --
Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) --
Epidermoid Cyst --
Adrenocortical Carcinoma --
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) in Adults --
Anal Cancer --
Chondrosarcoma --
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) --
Glioblastoma Multiforme --
Hodgkin Lymphoma --
Metastatic Brain Tumors --
Myelodysplastic Syndromes --
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma --
Waldenström Macroglobulinemia. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) --
Neurofibromatosis --
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer --
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) in Children --
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) --
Aging Overview --
Pre-Diabetes --
Abortion (Termination Of Pregnancy) --
Allergy Shots (Allergen Immunotherapy) --
Angioplasty --
Arthroscopic Surgery --
Biofeedback --
Biopsy --
Bone Marrow Transplant --
Bone Scan --
Bronchoscopy --
Caesarean Section --
Cardiac Catheterization --
Chemotherapy --
Cholecystectomy --
Colonoscopy --
Colposcopy --
Computed Tomography (CT) --
Corneal Transplant --
Cystoscopy --
Digital Rectal Exam --
Electrocardiogram (EKG) --
Electroencephalogram (EEG) --
Endoscopy --
Fecal Occult Blood Test --
Heart-Lung Transplant --
Heart Transplant --
Heart Valve Replacement --
Hernia Repair --
Hysterectomy --
Immunotherapy --
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) --
LASIK --
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) --
Mammography --
Pacemaker --
Pap Test (Papanicolaou Smear) --
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan) --
Pneumonectomy --
Prostate-Specific Antigen Blood Test (PSA Test) --
Radiation Therapy --
Radionuclide Scanning --
Sigmoidoscopy --
Sutures --
Ultrasound --
Urinary Catheterization --
Vasectomy --
X-Rays --
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery --
Abdominal Ultrasound --
Foot X-Ray --
Large Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast --
Thyroid Nuclear Medicine Tests (Thyroid Scan and Uptake) --
Blood Testing --
Acupuncture --
Anal Itch (Pruritus Ani) --
Black Eye --
Double Vision (Diplopia) --
Drooping Eyelid (Ptosis) --
Dry Skin --
Painful Sexual Intercourse (Dyspareunia) --
Dysuria --
Earache --
Edema --
Fever --
Gas (Flatulence) --
Hair Loss --
Hearing Loss in Adults --
Hearing Loss in Children --
Heart Valve Problems --
Heel Pain --
Hirsutism --
Hot Flashes --
Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction) --
Mid-Menstrual Cycle Pain (Mittelschmerz) --
Moles (Nevi) --
Nausea --
Nosebleed (Epistaxis) --
Pain --
Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) --
Premature Ejaculation --
Rash --
Vaginal Discharge --
Abdominal CT Scan (Computed Tomography Scan) --
Amniocentesis --
Anoscopy --
Arterial Blood Flow Studies of the Legs (Segmental Doppler Pressures) --
Back X-Rays (Spine X-Rays) --
Barium Enema --
Biopsy of the Prostate and Transrectal Ultrasound --
Bone Density Test --
Bone Marrow Biopsy --
Breast Ultrasound --
Carotid Ultrasound (Carotid Doppler) --
Chest X-Ray --
Chorionic Villus Sampling --
Colposcopy and Cervical Biopsy --
Computed Tomography (CT Scan) for Back Problems --
Cystourethrogram --
Echocardiogram --
Electromyography --
Electrophysiological Testing of the Heart --
Endometrial Biopsy --
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) --
Screening for Birth Defects in Early Pregnancy (Combined Test, Integrated Test, and Quadruple Test) --
Excisional Biopsy of the Breast --
Exercise Stress Test --
Fetal Ultrasound --
Fine-Needle Aspiration (FNA) of the breast --
Flourescein Angiography (Test for Diabetic Retinopathy) --
Holter Monitor and Event Monitor --
Hysterosalpingogram --
Hysteroscopy. Kidney Biopsy --
Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Surgery --
Liver Biopsy --
Venous Ultrasound of the Legs (Lower Extremity Doppler) --
Lymph Node Biopsy --
Mediastinoscopy --
Myelography (Myelogram) --
Oxygen Saturation Test --
Pelvic Ultrasound and Transvaginal Ultrasound --
Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography (PTCA) --
Pulmonary Function Testing --
Rapid Strep Test --
Scratch Test for Allergies --
Skin Biopsy --
Snellen Test for Visual Acuity --
Lumbar Puncture (or Spinal Tap) --
Sputum Evaluation (and Sputum Induction) --
Stereotactic Biopsy of the Breast --
Testing for Vaginitis (Yeast Infections, Trichomonas, and Gardnerella) --
Pleural Fluid Sampling (or Thoracentesis) --
Throat Culture --
Tonometry --
TB (Tuberculosis) Skin Test --
Upper Endoscopy (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy or "EGD") --
Barium Swallow (Upper Gastrointestinal Series or "Upper GI Series") --
Urinalysis --
Ventilation-Perfusion Scan or "V-Q Scan" --
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery --
Wire Localization Biopsy of the Breast.
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