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Foot drop - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/foot-drop/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372633

Jan 5th, 2023 - Diagnosis Foot drop is usually diagnosed during a physical exam. Your health care provider will watch you walk and check your leg muscles for weakness. Your provider also may check for numbness on your shin and on the top of your foot and toes. Imaging tests Foot drop is sometimes caused by a mass pushing on a nerve. This can be an overgrowth of bone in the spinal canal or a tumor or cyst press...

Intussusception - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Overview Intussusception Open pop-up dialog box Close Intussusception Intussusception Intussusception is a rare, serious disorder in which one part of the intestine slides inside an adjacent part. Intussusception (in-tuh-suh-SEP-shun) is a serious condition in which part of the intestine slides into an adjacent part of the intestine. This telescoping action often blocks food or fluid from passi...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sarcoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351048

Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Cushing Syndrome: Causes, Sy
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview What is Cushing syndrome? Cushing syndrome is an uncommon condition that happens when your body has too much of a hormone called cortisol. Another word for Cushing syndrome is hypercortisolism. A syndrome is a medical term that refers to a group of signs and symptoms that happen together. You may see some people call this condition Cushing’s syndrome. Cortisol is a steroid hormone comm...

Molar Pregnancy: Types, Symptoms, C
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Dec 26th, 2022 - Overview What is a molar pregnancy? A molar pregnancy occurs when an egg and sperm join incorrectly at fertilization and create a noncancerous tumor. The tumor looks like tiny water-filled sacs, similar to a cluster of grapes. The tumor can’t support a developing embryo and the pregnancy ends. Some people have a miscarriage. If this doesn’t happen, surgery is needed to remove the pregnancy. If ...

Pure Red C
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14475-pure-red-cell-aplasia-prca

Dec 21st, 2022 - Overview What is pure red cell aplasia (PRCA)? Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is a rare blood disorder that happens when your bone marrow doesn’t produce the normal number of red blood cells. When your red blood cell supply drops below normal levels, you have anemia. With anemia, you don’t have enough healthy red blood cells carrying oxygen to your tissues and organs. Symptoms and Causes What are...

PTEN Hamartoma Tum
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Dec 16th, 2022 - Overview What is PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS)? PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS) refers to a group of syndromes that involve a mutation, or change, in your PTEN gene. PTEN is a tumor suppressor gene. It makes an enzyme that prevents uncontrolled cell growth that causes tumors. Cells can grow out of control when there’s a mutation, causing hamartomas. A hamartoma (pronounced “HA-mar-T...

Thyroid cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20354161

Dec 14th, 2022 - Overview What is thyroid cancer? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Learn more about thyroid cancer from endocrinologist Mabel Ryder, M.D. Show transcript for video What is thyroid cancer? A Mayo Clinic expert explains I'm Dr. Mabel Ryder, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll cover the basics of thyroid cancer: What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment. Whethe...

Coma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coma/symptoms-causes/syc-20371099

Dec 14th, 2022 - Overview Coma is a state of prolonged loss of consciousness. It can have a variety of causes, including traumatic head injury, stroke, brain tumor, or drug or alcohol intoxication. A coma may even be caused by an underlying illness, such as diabetes or an infection. Coma is a medical emergency. Quick action is needed to preserve life and brain function. Health care providers typically order a s...

Lymphoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352645

Dec 14th, 2022 - Lymphoma care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists provide expert, personalized care to people with lymphoma, including very rare types of the disease. Your care team might include: Hematologists Pathologists Radiation oncologists Radiologists Bone marrow transplant specialists Surgeons Dematologists If you have other health conditions that could be affected by canc...

Mediastinal Mass (Tumor): Types, Symptoms,
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Dec 13th, 2022 - Overview The mediastinum is divided into three sections: the anterior (front), middle or posterior (back). What are mediastinal tumors? Tumors (also called neoplasms) are masses of cells. They can be benign (not cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Mediastinal tumors are growths that form in the area of your chest between your lungs. This area, called the mediastinum, is surrounded by your brea...

Eye Cancer: Symptoms,
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Dec 8th, 2022 - Overview Most eye cancers are melanomas that form in your choroid, ciliary body or iris. What is eye cancer? Eye cancer includes several rare types of cancers that begin in your eye, including your eyeball and the structures surrounding your eyeball. Eye cancer starts when cells multiply out of control and form a tumor. Tumors can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Unlike benign...

Adrenal cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adrenal-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20351026

Dec 7th, 2022 - Overview Adrenal glands Open pop-up dialog box Close Adrenal glands Adrenal glands Located on top of each kidney, the adrenal glands make hormones that help regulate metabolism, the immune system, blood pressure and other important functions. Although small, these glands control much of what happens in the body. Adrenal cancer is a rare cancer that begins in one or both of the small, triangular...

Chondrosarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chondrosarcoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20354196

Dec 7th, 2022 - Overview Chondrosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that usually begins in the bones, but can sometimes occur in the soft tissue near bones. Chondrosarcoma happens most often in the pelvis, hip and shoulder. More rarely, it can happen in the bones of the spine. Most chondrosarcomas grow slowly and may not cause many signs and symptoms at first. Some rare types grow rapidly and have a high risk of ...

Chondrosarcoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chondrosarcoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354199

Dec 7th, 2022 - Chondrosarcoma care at Mayo Clinic Physician collaboration Mayo Clinic doctors examine a 3D model of a person's pelvis to determine the best surgical approach. Your Mayo Clinic care team Cancer surgeons who specialize in bone and soft tissue tumors (orthopedic oncologists) lead the care team for most people with chondrosarcomas. Other team members may include medical oncologists, radiation onco...

Merkel cell carcinoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/merkel-cell-carcinoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351036

Dec 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose Merkel cell carcinoma include: Physical exam. Your doctor will examine your skin for unusual moles, freckles, pigmented spots and other growths. Removing a sample of suspicious skin. During a procedure called a skin biopsy, your doctor removes the tumor or a sample of the tumor from your skin. The sample is analyzed in a laboratory to look for sig...

Merkel cell carcinoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/merkel-cell-carcinoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351030

Dec 6th, 2022 - Overview Merkel cell carcinoma Open pop-up dialog box Close Merkel cell carcinoma Merkel cell carcinoma Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive skin cancer. It appears as a painless, flesh-colored or bluish-red nodule growing on your skin. Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare type of skin cancer that usually appears as a flesh-colored or bluish-red nodule, often on your face, head or neck. Merke...

Carcinoid tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carcinoid-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20351039

Dec 6th, 2022 - Overview Carcinoid tumors are a type of slow-growing cancer that can arise in several places throughout your body. Carcinoid tumors, which are one subset of tumors called neuroendocrine tumors, usually begin in the digestive tract (stomach, appendix, small intestine, colon, rectum) or in the lungs. Carcinoid tumors often don't cause signs and symptoms until late in the disease. Carcinoid tumors...

Carcinoid tumors - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carcinoid-tumors/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351044

Dec 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose carcinoid tumors include: Blood tests. If you have a carcinoid tumor, your blood may contain high levels of hormones secreted by a carcinoid tumor or byproducts created when those hormones are broken down by the body. Urine tests. People with carcinoid tumors have excess levels of a chemical in their urine that's produced when the body breaks down...