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Aneurysms

 Aneurysms: definition What is it? The aneurysm (or aneurism) is a localized dilation of an artery in the body. He looks like a pocket or a bag of small (a few millimeters to several centimeters), which communicates with the normal arte...

Angina

 Angina: Causes Angina are commonplace due to infection, usually viral (red chest pain) or, less commonly, bacteria (tonsillitis white). Some chest pain as angina diphtheria are caused by specific germs. The same is true of angina Streptococ...

Angina pectoris

 Angina pectoris: definition Angina or "angina" is a lack of blood perfusion and thus oxygen to the myocardium (or heart muscle) due to a "contamination" of the coronary arteries (arteries of the heart) due to atherosclerosis . This lack...

Angioedema

 Angioedema: definition Angioedema is a particular aspect of urticaria on the mucous membranes (mouth, throat, genitals). This is an allergic reaction accompanied by a swelling appears under the skin (subcutaneous). Angioedema: causes...

Ankle sprain

 Ankle sprain: definition The sprain is a torn ligament. In the case of a simple distension, it is benign. In case of failure, it is called severe. This injury is very common (6000 cases per day in France). It is in any spo...

Ankylosing spondylitis

 Ankylosing spondylitis: defining Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic rheumatism, characterized by inflammation that primarily affects the spine. It can also affect the joints (called arthritis [1]), and the tendons and / or ligaments.Inf...

Anorexia nervosa

 Anorexia nervosa: definition Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The disease is characterized by a pathological desire to not gaining weight, fear of eating. It follows an avoidance behavior or part of food that can alternate wi...

Anxiety neurosis

 Anxiety neurosis: Definition Anxiety neurosis is a neurosis loose which is characterized by a painful feeling of expectation, of imminent danger and fear irrelevant. Anxiety is not a pathological phenomenon in itself because it is consti...

Aortic dissection

 Aortic dissection: definition The aorta is the main artery of the chest: it comes from the heart and carries blood to the various organs. Aortic dissection is a tear in the aortic wall extending rapidly over a length variable, and whose...

Appendicitis

Appendicitis: definition Appendicitis is an acute inflammation of the ileocecal appendix, a kind of natural suspended small diverticulum caecum which is a part of the intestine between the small intestine and right colon. Common in children and ad...