Tag Archive | Diseases

CHAPTER 109 HEAVY-CHAIN DISEASES

CHAPTER 109 HEAVY-CHAIN DISEASES Williams Hematology CHAPTER 109 HEAVY-CHAIN DISEASES JOEL N. BUXBAUM ALICE ALEXANDER Definition and History Etiology and Pathogenesis Chronic Antigenic Stimulation Defective Immunoglobulin Molecules Clinical Features Gamma-Heavy-Chain Disease Alpha-Heavy-Chain Disease Mu-Heavy-Chain Disease Delta- and Epsilon-Heavy-Chain Disease Laboratory Features Detection of Abnormal Immunoglobulin Protein Therapy, Course, and Prognosis Gamma-Heavy-Chain Disease Alpha-Heavy-Chain Disease Mu-Heavy-Chain […]

CHAPTER 79 LIPID STORAGE DISEASES

CHAPTER 79 LIPID STORAGE DISEASES Williams Hematology CHAPTER 79 LIPID STORAGE DISEASES ERNEST BEUTLER Definitions and History Gaucher Disease History Etiology and Pathogenesis Clinical Features Laboratory Features Differential Diagnosis Therapy Course and Prognosis Niemann-Pick Disease History and Classification Etiology and Pathogenesis Pathology and Clinical Manifestations Laboratory Features and Differential Diagnosis Treatment Course and Prognosis Sea-Blue […]

12.5 Disease prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

12.5 Disease prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Oxford Textbook of Public Health 12.5 Disease prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Jørn Olsen Introduction Types of prevention Screening Causation Health promotion Prevention and care Reducing risk factors Social determinants of health Environmental risk factors Social support A life-course approach to disease prevention Non-communicable diseases in […]

9.10 Public health, epidemiology, and neurological diseases

9.10 Public health, epidemiology, and neurological diseases Oxford Textbook of Public Health 9.10 Public health, epidemiology, and neurological diseases Walter A. Kukull and James D. Bowen Introduction Headache Clinical overview Prevalence Familial and genetic risks Headache and depression Stroke and migraine Costs and public health impact Traumatic brain injury Clinical overview Incidence and prevalence Risk […]

9.9 Musculoskeletal diseases*

9.9 Musculoskeletal diseases* Oxford Textbook of Public Health 9.9 Musculoskeletal diseases* Jennifer L. Kelsey and MaryFran Sowers Introduction Magnitude of the problem Some common problems in epidemiological studies of musculoskeletal conditions Selected musculoskeletal disorders of adults Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid arthritis Osteoporosis and associated fractures Low back pain Neck pain Selected musculoskeletal disorders of children Scoliosis Slipped […]

Chapter 95 – Orbital Diseases

Chapter 95 – Orbital Diseases   JONATHAN J. DUTTON           DEFINITION • The orbit is the bony cavity that contains the eye, eye muscles, lacrimal gland, and neural and vascular structures that serve eye function. Numerous diseases occur in the orbit that can affect visual function.   KEY FEATURES • A […]