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Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jaw-tumors-cysts/symptoms-causes/syc-20350973?p=1

ew Jaw tumors and cysts are relatively rare lesions that develop in the jawbone or the soft tissues in the mouth and face. Jaw tumors and cysts, sometimes called odontogenic tumors and cysts, can vary greatly in size and severity and the cause is not known. These lesions are usually noncancerous (benign), but they can be aggressive and invade the surrounding bone and tissue. Treatment of jaw tu...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dcis/symptoms-causes/syc-20371889?p=1

ew Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the presence of abnormal cells inside a milk duct in the breast. DCIS is considered the earliest form of breast cancer. DCIS is noninvasive, meaning it hasn't spread out of the milk duct and has a low risk of becoming invasive. DCIS is usually found during a mammogram done as part of breast cancer screening or to investigate a breast lump. While DCIS isn't ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pemphigus/symptoms-causes/syc-20350404?p=1

ew Pemphigus is a group of rare skin disorders that cause blisters and sores on the skin or mucous membranes, such as in the mouth or on the genitals. The two main types are pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus. Pemphigus vulgaris usually starts in your mouth. It can be painful. Pemphigus foliaceus affects the skin and tends to be more itchy than painful. Pemphigus can occur at any age, b...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostatitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355771?p=1

sis Diagnosing prostatitis involves ruling out other conditions as the cause of your symptoms and determining what kind of prostatitis you have. Your doctor will ask about your medical history and your symptoms. He or she will also do a physical exam, which will likely include a digital rectal examination. Initial diagnostic tests might include: Urine tests. Your doctor might have a sample of y...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-metastases/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350143?p=1

metastases care at Mayo Clinic Team approach People who come to Mayo Clinic for brain metastases diagnosis and treatment will be cared for by a multidisciplinary team. Your treatment team may include neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists, neurosurgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, rehabilitation specialists and other professionals as needed. Your doctors work togeth...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355431?p=1

atic cancer care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic experts provide comprehensive care for people with pancreatic cancer. Your team may include specialists in surgery, gastroenterology, radiology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, nutrition and other areas if needed. Doctors from these specialties work together to provide exactly the care you need. This multidi...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tuberous-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20365969?p=1

ew Tuberous sclerosis (TWO-bur-uhs skluh-ROH-sis), also called tuberous sclerosis complex, is an uncommon genetic disorder that causes noncancerous (benign) tumors — unexpected overgrowths of normal tissue — to develop in many parts of the body. Signs and symptoms vary widely, depending on where the growths develop and how severely a person is affected. Tuberous sclerosis is often detected duri...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibrous-dysplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353201?p=1

sis The primary tool for diagnosis of fibrous dysplasia is an X-ray. While bone appears solid in an X-ray, a fibrous dysplasia lesion has a relative distinct appearance often described as "ground glass." The condition may be diagnosed, therefore, even in a person with no symptoms who is getting an X-ray for other reasons. An X-ray can also help your doctor determine how much of the bone is affe...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/salivary-gland-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20354151?p=1

ew Salivary gland tumors are rare types of tumors that begin in the salivary glands. Salivary gland tumors can begin in any of the salivary glands in your mouth, neck or throat. Salivary glands make saliva, which aids in digestion, keeps your mouth moist and supports healthy teeth. You have three pairs of major salivary glands under and behind your jaw — parotid, sublingual and submandibular. M...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/milia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375078?p=1

sis Milia are easy to see on a baby's skin. No specific testing is needed. Treatment Milia typically disappear on their own within several weeks or months. No medical treatment is recommended. Lifestyle and home remedies Try these tips to help your baby's skin look its best: Keep your baby's face clean. Wash your baby's face daily with warm water and mild baby soap. Dry your baby's face gently....

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/geographic-tongue/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354401?p=1

sis Your physician or dentist can usually make a diagnosis of geographic tongue based on an examination of your tongue and your signs and symptoms. During the exam, your physician or dentist may: Use a lighted instrument to check your tongue and mouth Ask you to move your tongue around in various positions Gently touch (palpate) your tongue to check for tenderness or unusual changes in the tong...

Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/craniopharyngioma/cdc-20354175?p=1

pharyngioma Craniopharyngioma is a rare type of noncancerous (benign) brain tumor. Craniopharyngioma begins near the brain's pituitary gland, which secretes hormones that control many body functions. As a craniopharyngioma slowly grows, it can affect the function of the pituitary gland and other nearby structures in the brain. Craniopharyngioma can occur at any age, but it occurs most often in ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mesothelioma/symptoms-causes/syc-20375022?p=1

ew Malignant mesothelioma (me-zoe-thee-lee-O-muh) is a type of cancer that occurs in the thin layer of tissue that covers the majority of your internal organs (mesothelium). Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer. Mesothelioma treatments are available, but for many people with mesothelioma, a cure is not possible. Doctors divide mesothelioma into different types based on what p...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-aldosteronism/symptoms-causes/syc-20351803?p=1

ew Primary aldosteronism (al-DOS-tuh-ro-niz-um) is a type of hormonal disorder that leads to high blood pressure. Your adrenal glands produce a number of essential hormones. One of these is aldosterone, which balances sodium and potassium in your blood. In primary aldosteronism, your adrenal glands produce too much aldosterone, causing you to lose potassium and retain sodium. The excess sodium ...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vertigo/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370060?p=1

sis Your doctor may do a series of tests to determine the cause of your dizziness. During a physical examination, your doctor will likely look for: Signs and symptoms of dizziness that are prompted by eye or head movements and then decrease in less than one minute Dizziness with specific eye movements that occur when you lie on your back with your head turned to one side and tipped slightly ove...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tuberous-sclerosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20365971?p=1

sis Depending on your child's signs and symptoms, he or she may be evaluated by several different specialists with expertise in tuberous sclerosis, such as doctors trained to treat problems of the brain (neurologist), heart (cardiologist), eyes (ophthalmologist), skin (dermatologist), kidneys (nephrologist), and other specialists. Your child's doctors will do a physical exam, discuss symptoms a...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meningioma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355648?p=1

sis A meningioma can be difficult to diagnose because the tumor is often slow growing. Symptoms of a meningioma may also be subtle and mistaken for other health conditions or written off as normal signs of aging. If your primary care provider suspects a meningioma, you may be referred to a doctor who specializes in neurological conditions (neurologist). To diagnose a meningioma, a neurologist w...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351366?p=1

sis To diagnose anemia, your doctor may ask you about your medical and family history, perform a physical exam, and run the following tests: Complete blood count (CBC). A CBC is used to count the number of blood cells in a sample of your blood. For anemia your doctor will be interested in the levels of the red blood cells contained in the blood (hematocrit) and the hemoglobin in your blood. Nor...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-polyps/symptoms-causes/syc-20378709?p=1

ew Uterine polyps are growths attached to the inner wall of the uterus that extend into the uterine cavity. Overgrowth of cells in the lining of the uterus (endometrium) leads to the formation of uterine polyps, also known as endometrial polyps. These polyps are usually noncancerous (benign), although some can be cancerous or can eventually turn into cancer (precancerous polyps). Uterine polyps...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atypical-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369778?p=1

sis Atypical hyperplasia is usually discovered after a biopsy to evaluate a suspicious area found on a mammogram or during a clinical breast exam. During the biopsy, tissue samples are removed and sent for analysis by a specially trained doctor (pathologist). The tissue samples are examined under a microscope, and the pathologist identifies atypical hyperplasia, if it's present. To further eval...