1. Carbuncle
    a circumscribed inflammation of the skin and deeper tissues that begins with a painful node coved by tight, red skin that later becomes thin and perforates, discharging pus.
  2. Seborrheic dermatitis
    a skin disease that is most commonly found on the scalp of infants and is referred to as cradle cap.
  3. Tinea
    a fungal skin disease also known as cutaneous mycoses or ringworm.
  4. Tinea corporis
    a fungal infection of the trunk of the human body.
  5. Tinea capitis
    a fungal infection of the scalp.
  6. Tinea cruris
    a fungal infection of the groin also know as jock itch.
  7. Psoriasis
    A chronic disease of the skin that forms leasions.
  8. Vitiligo
    A skin condition characterized by patches that lack pigmentation surounded by normall pigmented skin.
  9. Atrophy
    A decreased in the size of cells, resulting in reduced tissue mass.
  10. Exostosis
    A projeciton arising from a bone that develops from cartilage.
  11. Myalgia
    muscle pain
  12. Scoliosis
    abnormal sideways curvature of the spine
  13. Kyphosis
    Abnormal outward curvature of the spine. humpback
  14. Lordosis
    abnormal inward curvature of the spine. swayback
  15. Myasthenia gravis
    a condition in which affected persons experience muscle weakness.
  16. Osteogenisis imperfecta
    a disease characterized by decreased amounts of collagen in the bones which leads to brittle bones.
  17. Osteoporosis
    a condition in which bones become thinned over time.
  18. Paget's disease
    a disease that causes bones to enlarge and become deformed and weak.
  19. Dysphasia
    difficulty in speaking
  20. Delirium
    a state of mental confusion due to disturbances in mental fuction.
  21. Encephalitis
    inflammation of the brain.
  22. Multiple Sclerosis MS
    A chronic progressive inflammatory disease of unknown orgin that usually affects young adults between the ages of 20 and 40
  23. Amotrophic lateral sclerosis
    lou gehrig's disease a chronic termianl neurological disease that causes progressive muscular atrophy.
  24. Alzheimer's disease
    Diffuse cortical atrophy of the brain characterized by confusion memory failure disorientation and hallucination.
  25. parkinson's disease
    a brain degeneration that apperars gradually and progresses slowly.
  26. Concussion
    An immediate loss of consciousness caused by a violent blow to the head or neck.
  27. Contusion
    Bruising of the brain a more serious head injury than a concussion.
  28. Rheumatic heart disease
    a disease that causes stenosis or insufficiency of the mitral valve.
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