Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the blood vessels of an individual and has an unknown etiology. It is considered as a low-grade cancer because it grows and spreads slowly. However, it can become malignant. It typically starts in soft tissues like the liver or the lung, and can spread to nearby or distant organs. Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma affects about 0.1 percent of the American population with an overall 5-year survival rate of 55% after a standard primary radical treatment. 1,2
A. Petechiae Pinpoint hemorrhagic areas that occur during birth and disappear 2-3 days after birth B. Forceps Marks Linear marks across both sides of the face in the shape of the blades of the forceps. Marks resolve on their own over several days C. Pathologic Jaundice Higher levels of unconjugated bilirubin that appears in the first 24hrs and requires phototherapy to resolve D. Port wine stain Red birthmarks that are smooth made up of tiny capillaries. They are not blanch on pressure or disappear E. Hemangioma Raised growth that is bright or dark red F. Café Au Lait Spots Flat pigmented birthmarks Head: Normal Finding or Definition A. Relationship to body Makes up ¼ of the body length B. Relationship to Chest 2-3 cm less than head circumference
The most apparent symptom of Hodgkin disease is a lump near one of the major locations of lymph nodes such as the neck, groin, or armpit. A lump in any of these three locations are also a common symptom in many other cancers or even just a symptom of infection. The article continues stating there are other symptoms of Hodgkin disease, including fever, night sweats, weight loss, itchy skin, being tired, loss of appetite, coughing, troubling breathing, and chest pain. Many of these symptoms lead to the diagnosis of the
Basal Cell Carcinoma-Many basal cell carcinomas simply look like a small bump that has a pearl color to it. In most cases, it is found in areas that are prone to an excessive amount of sun, like the nose. While this cancerous tumor will spread to surrounding areas, it does not spread to other areas of the body. 2.
Signs and symptoms The most common signs for basal cell carcinoma include a sore like opening on the skin and marks that may resemble a scar, pink patches, or shiny scabs. Basal cell carcinoma almost never enlarges past its original size, but in some odd cases it can began spreading to other body parts and become dangerous to that persons health. Causes Basal cell carcinoma is caused by long and close periods of exposure to the sun’s harmful intense UV rays. Prevention
There are many ways that Haemophilia can be identified or diagnosed in a patient. When an infant goes through circumcision, if prolonged bleeding continues after the circumcision occurs, that may be the first indication of haemophilia in a baby boy. In boys who aren 't circumcised, easy bruising when the child becomes more mobile may lead to the diagnosis. The first episode of bleeding generally occurs by the time a child is 2 years old. (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2014).
Those organs grow out of proportion with other tissues in the body. For Rosnick, the most obvious features impacted by the condition are his fingers. Three on each hand are overgrown, maybe six inches long and the width of an extra-wide thumb.
When Panthera 's family saw the ring around her neck, they took her to the doctor. The ring is known as acanthosis nigricans. It is a sign of type 2 diabetes. This ring can develop on the neck, armpit and groin. The ring is caused by insulin resistance.
Harlequin Ichthyosis (HI) is an uncommon genetic disorder due to high quantity of mutations on gene ABCA12. HI infected newborns will have dry and tough outer skin coverings that crack into different plates and create deep fissures that lead to major pain on the skin and are highly prone to infections (Akiyama). Usually, couples who are carriers for HI disease are healthy and do not show signs of HI. However, both carriers of this autosomal recessive disorder will have about 25% chance of conceiving children with HI.
Vitiligo can happen at any age, but usually appears before the age of 20. There are three main types of vitiligo. The first is, generalized vitiligo,this is when the patches cover many parts of the body and they correspond symmetrically. The second type is segmental vitiligo and this is when the patches are in part or one side of the body. Lastly, the third type is localized or focal vitiligo, this is when the patches cover one or a few areas of the body (Mayo
On a dark early school morning I wake up to feel a bump on my neck. I think to myself “Is this cancer?” I have this minor issue that I always self diagnose myself. One little faintly bump on my neck and I will be researching what it could possibly be for hours on end.
- Hyperplasia (ductal or lobular) Also known as epithelial hyperplasia or proliferative breast disease. It’s an overgrowth of the cells that line the ducts. Based the cells under microscopic, the hyperplasia is called either ductal or lobular hyperplasia.
Skin lesions can be categorized as primary or secondary, although the distinction is not always clear. To that end, I will make sure I use the correct term to describe any lesions I may find. The following are primary lesions: - Macule; a flat, non-palpable circumscribed area (up to 1cm) of colour changes that’s brown, red, white, or tan. - Patch: a flat, non-palpable lesion with changes in skin colour, 1cm or