Appendicitis is a term that speaks to an Inflammation problem of the appendix. -itis means inflammation. This can be from a number of issues such as bacteria, trauma, blockage, or another cause
A blood clot in the legs is also called a Deep Vein Thrombosis. It is typically found in the deep veins of the legs. If the blood clot breaks off and goes to the lungs (Pulmonary Embolism) or Brain (Stroke) – it can be life threatening.
Club Foot is a deformity from birth that can affect a single foot or both. The affected foot often is turned inward and it appears that the foot and ankle are at the same level.
The battle continues on the reccomendations for the guidelines for breast cancer screening. Recently two groups placed importance for the age 40 for breast cancer screenings for those who are high-risk patients. Also recommended are imaging evaluation of mammography, MRI and ultrasound.