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  • Onchocerciasis Research Paper

    skin. The formation of the nodule emerges as a response of the host to foreign proteins. This causes an accumulation of excess leukocytes, fibroblasts, histiocytes and tissue cells around the blood cells which induces the formation of a granuloma. This granuloma, or mass of granulation tissue, is made up of macrophages which mature into epithelioid cells and fuse to create multinucleate foreign body giant cells, or nodules. The infiltrate that surrounds the nodules consists of macrophages,…

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  • Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma Case Study

    Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma: A Case Report Abstract Ameloblastoma is the most common odontogenic tumor of epithelial tissue origin. There are various types of Ameloblastomas. In that, Desmoplastic ameloblastoma is one of the rare variant of ameloblastoma. Because of its rare occurrence, exact nature of the lesion yet to know. Hence nature of the Desmoplastic ameloblastoma need to be highlighted. We report a case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma in a 45-year-old female with a painless swelling in…

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  • Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Vaccine: A Case Study

    1. Introduction The Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination is globally used for the prevention of tuberculosis throughout the world. In Lithuania 97.7% of new-borns were given BCG Danish 1331 strain vaccine in 2014 1. Although this vaccine prevents severe forms of tuberculosis (TB) and has a high safety profile, a variety of complications can sometimes develop. Mostly the complications are encountered in local skin complications2 and regional suppurative lymphadenitis; however, it can also…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Tattoos

    getting a tattoo may be having an allergic reaction from the dyes which can cause the skin to get a rash, and very itchy, and this can even occur years after receiving the tattoo. Another problem that can occur with getting a tattoo might be getting granulomas which are bumps that start around the tattooed area on the skin. The scar tissue can overgrow and later turn into keloids. Finally, another complication from getting a tattoo may cause burning and swelling in areas where the ink is during…

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  • HIV Treatment And Prevention Among MSM In The UK

    Other STI Among MSM And Transgender People. Public Health Approach. • Despite various intercessions that focused on conduct, learning and states of mind of MSM, increments of STI and HIV have been as of late watched. Flare-ups of syphilis, lymph granuloma venereum (LGV), hepatitis C infection disease (HCV) and other STI have been accounted for in different European urban areas recommending high-chance sexual conduct and broad sexual systems administration. • A meta-investigation of…

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  • Fissure Syndrome Case Study

    ABSTRACT The following is a case study of cohort of patients who were suffering from rare autoimmune disease, Fissure Syndrome . Fissure Syndrome is due to the mutation which effects immune functioning and which causes depletion in blood-brain barrier which does not allow the blood flow into the brain or nerve cell. One result of fissure syndrome is that the person can have frequent blackout and bleeding from nose. For many people the conditions can be severe as well as can prove fatal. The…

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  • Noncancerous Bone Tumor

    Enchondroma is a type of noncancerous bone tumor that begins in the cartilage. While these tumors are not frequently cancerous, they can still lead to deformity and fractures of large or small long bones. Although the cause of enchondromas are unknown, the tumors may be either from an overgrowth of cartilage that lines the ends of the bones or a persistent growth of original, embryonic cartilage. Enchondromas can affect anyone but specifically affects patients between the ages of 10 to 20 years…

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  • The War Against Body Art Analysis

    body art, the vigorous cycle of maintenance and cleaning of the skin begins. If the cleaning is not done well or regularly, many health problems can be brought about. Some of these problems can be allergic reactions, infections, and keloids and granulomas (M ayo…

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  • Tuberculosis: An Infectious Disease

    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB is a major global health problem and it ranks alongside Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the estimates of WHO global tuberculosis report of 2015, there were 9.6 million people who developed TB and 1.5 million who died from the disease in 2014. 1.2 TRANSMISSION AND PATHOGENESIS OF TB TB infection occurs when…

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