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Leg Ulcer

Leg Ulcer

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 5:00

What is a leg ulcer? A leg ulcer is a breakdown of an area of skin on the leg which extends into the lower layers and may produce discharge....

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Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Thursday, February 3, 2011 2:31

What is deep vein thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot (thrombus) in a deep vein, usually in the legs. Clots can form in superficial veins and in deep veins. Blood clots with inflammation in superficial veins (called superficial thrombophlebitis or phlebitis) rarely cause ...

Fractures Treatment

Fractures Treatment

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 0:26

About fractures Bone is the strong tissue that forms the basis of your skeleton. It is a living tissue, made up of bone-forming cells, which produce the mineral compound (matrix) that makes your bones strong and hard....

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Types of Bone Fractures

Types of Bone Fractures

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 0:03

Types of Bone Fractures A broken bone or bone fracture occurs when a force exerted against a bone is stronger than it can structurally withstand. Bones are a form of connective tissue, reinforced with calcium and bone cells. Bones have a softer centre, ...

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 23:22

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus (disseminated lupus erythematosus, lupus) is a chronic inflammatory connective tissue disorder ...

Leg cellulitis

Leg cellulitis

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:43

Leg cellulitis is a skin infection caused by a few different types of bacteria. Risk factors for the condition include obesity, skin ulcers, and swelling of the leg. Symptoms can be either localized or systemic, but redness, heat, and swelling are typically seen. Leg cellulitis is most commonly treated with ...