Femoral Nerve Location

Femoral Nerve

Femoral Nerve Location The femoral nerve is located in the leg near the groin. The femoral nerve forms the largest branch of lumbar plexus and is associated both with motor and sensory function. The femoral nerve supplies out two muscular branches to the Psoas and Iliacus muscles. (more…)

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Actinomycosis

Actinomycosis is a rare bacterium caused infectious disease which spreads from one body organ to the other through body tissues and blood. Actinomycosis leads to pus- filled inflammation of the tissues and formation of massy knots. It affects animals more than humans. And also in humans it is more prevalent in males than in females. […]

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Actinic keratosis

What is actinic keratosis? It is a dermatological (or skin) disease. The word actinic keratosis itself describes what has happened to the skin. The Greek words ‘actinic’ stands for ray and ‘keratosis’ means hardening of skin. Actinic keratosis is the outgrowth of a scaly and crusty outgrowth on skin due to damage from the exposure […]

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Psychosomatic Disorders

In today’s world, many individuals fall ill for various reasons. Diseases are considered to not only have biological causes but psychological causes as well. Today, all over the world, people are recognizing the role of thoughts and emotions in illness and acknowledging the concept of psychosomatic illness. (more…)

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Tinea Versicolor

Tinea Versicolor

What is Tinea Versicolor? Tinea Versicolor is a skin infection which occurs due to fungus, accompanied by skin eruptions on proximal extremities and on the trunk area. Also known as Pityriasis Versicolor and it is mainly caused by the yeasts which lives on the skin, called Malassezia. This medical condition is not contagious however, the […]

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Sun Poisoning Rash

What is Sun Poisoning Rash? A sun poisoning rash is a term used for the medical condition for excessive sunburn. It does not involve any real poisoning or toxic substances. The excessive sunburn occurs when the surface of the skin is exposed to prolonged ultraviolet radiation of the sun which in turn ends up inflaming […]

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Rhinophyma

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition where the skin breaks out into reddish pus filled pustules on the face. This happens due to the inflammation of the hair follicles and the sweat glands. One of the subtypes of rosacea is Rhinophyma. (more…)

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Blood in Stool

Finding blood in stool, a condition also known as Rectal Bleeding, can cause alarm when seen in the toilet bowl or covering the stool itself. Bleeding from the intestine shows that there may be lesions on the inner lining of the gut manly because of inflammatory conditions like colitis or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), benign […]

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Epigastric Pain

What is Epigastric Pain and where is it located? The epigastrium is a quadrant of the abdominal cavity located between the costal margins and the subcostal muscular plane situated in the center of the abdomen. This region contains many vital organs such as stomach, pancreas, duodenum, a part of the liver along with some muscles, […]

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