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Head and neck cancers - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-and-neck-cancers/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354174

Oct 15th, 2021 - Head and neck cancer care at Mayo Clinic Why choose Mayo Clinic for head and neck cancers Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with head and neck cancers, including those with: Skull base tumors Pituitary tumors Esthesioneuroblastoma Nasopharyngeal cancer Nasal cavity cancer Paranasal sinus cancer Floor of mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Salivary gland cance...

Ichthyosis vulgaris - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ichthyosis-vulgaris/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373759

Sep 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis A doctor can often make a diagnosis by examining the affected skin and the characteristic scales. He or she may perform other tests, such as a skin biopsy. This may be necessary to rule out other causes of dry, scaly skin. More Information Skin biopsy Treatment Ichthyosis vulgaris doesn't have a known cure, so the goal of treatment is to manage the condition. Medications Treatments ma...

Interrupted Aortic Arch: What Is It, Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14734-interrupted-aortic-arch

Sep 14th, 2021 - Overview What is interrupted aortic arch (IAA)? Interrupted aortic arch (IAA) is a rare condition in which your baby’s aorta — the large blood vessel coming from their heart that carries blood to the rest of their body — is incomplete or interrupted. The human heart has four chambers: The left atrium and right atrium (plural: atria) on the top, and the left and right ventricles (pumping chamber...

Soft palate cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/soft-palate-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354186

Aug 31st, 2021 - Soft palate cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care for people with soft palate cancer. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, care for people with soft palate cancer is directed by surgeons who specialize in head and neck cancers (head and neck oncologic surgeons) who coordinate a multispecialty team. Surgeons who direct care teams include fac...

Soft palate cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/soft-palate-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20445530

Aug 31st, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose soft palate cancer include: Examining your soft palate. Your doctor will use a mirror or tiny camera to examine your soft palate and other structures in your throat. Removing a tissue sample for testing. Your doctor will remove an area of suspicious tissue and send it to a lab for testing. In the lab, specially trained doctors (pathologists) will ...

Soft palate cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/soft-palate-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20354183

Aug 31st, 2021 - Overview Soft palate Open pop-up dialog box Close Soft palate Soft palate The soft palate is located in the upper portion of the back of the mouth, behind the teeth. Soft palate cancer begins in the cells of the soft palate. Your soft palate is located on the upper portion of the back of your mouth, behind your teeth. Soft palate cancer is considered a type of throat cancer. Doctors treat soft ...

Obstructive sleep apnea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obstructive-sleep-apnea/symptoms-causes/syc-20352090

Jul 27th, 2021 - Overview Obstructive sleep apnea Open pop-up dialog box Close Obstructive sleep apnea Obstructive sleep apnea Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the muscles that support the soft tissues in your throat, such as your tongue and soft palate, temporarily relax. When these muscles relax, your airway is narrowed or closed, and breathing is momentarily cut off. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most co...

Childhood apraxia of speech - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-apraxia-of-speech/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352051

Jul 8th, 2021 - Diagnosis To evaluate your child's condition, your child's speech-language pathologist will review your child's symptoms and medical history, conduct an examination of the muscles used for speech, and examine how your child produces speech sounds, words and phrases. Your child's speech-language pathologist will also assess your child's language skills, such as his or her vocabulary, sentence st...

Stickler syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stickler-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20354067

May 20th, 2021 - Overview Stickler syndrome is a genetic disorder that can cause serious vision, hearing and joint problems. Also known as hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy, Stickler syndrome is usually diagnosed during infancy or childhood. Children who have Stickler syndrome often have distinctive facial features — prominent eyes, a small nose with a scooped-out facial appearance and a receding chi...

Stickler syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stickler-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354072

May 20th, 2021 - Diagnosis While Stickler syndrome can sometimes be diagnosed based on your child's medical history and a physical exam, additional tests are needed to determine the severity of the symptoms and help direct treatment decisions. Tests may include: Imaging tests. X-rays can reveal abnormalities or damage in the joints and spine. Eye exams. These exams can help your doctor detect problems with the ...

Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/marfan-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20350782

May 19th, 2021 - Overview Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body. Marfan syndrome most commonly affects the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers and toes. The damage caused by Marfan syndrome can be m...

Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 19th, 2021 - Overview Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body. Marfan syndrome most commonly affects the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers and toes. The damage caused by Marfan syndrome can be m...

Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/squamous-cell-carcinoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20352480

May 13th, 2021 - Overview Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin Sun-exposed areas such as the lips and ears are especially likely to develop squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is a common form of skin cancer that develops in the squamous cells that make up the middle and outer...

Snoring: Causes, Treatment,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15580-snoring

May 7th, 2021 - Overview What is snoring? Snoring happens when air can’t flow easily through the mouth or nose. When the air is forced through an obstructed area, soft tissues in the mouth, nose and throat bump into each other and vibrate. The vibrations make a rattling, snorting or grumbling sound. Snoring can interrupt sleep. Loud, long-term (chronic) snoring can be a sign of a serious disorder called obstru...

Absence seizure - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/petit-mal-seizure/symptoms-causes/syc-20359683

Feb 24th, 2021 - Overview Absence seizures involve brief, sudden lapses of consciousness. They're more common in children than in adults. Someone having an absence seizure may look like he or she is staring blankly into space for a few seconds. Then, there is a quick return to a normal level of alertness. This type of seizure usually doesn't lead to physical injury. Absence seizures usually can be controlled wi...

Temporal lobe seizure - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/temporal-lobe-seizure/symptoms-causes/syc-20378214

Feb 24th, 2021 - Overview Temporal lobe seizures begin in the temporal lobes of your brain, which process emotions and are important for short-term memory. Some symptoms of a temporal lobe seizure may be related to these functions, including having odd feelings — such as euphoria, deja vu or fear. Temporal lobe seizures are sometimes called focal seizures with impaired awareness. Some people remain aware of wha...

Birth Defects: Causes,
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Feb 4th, 2021 - Overview Anti-Fungal Medication and Birth Defects. What are birth defects? A birth defect is something abnormal about your newborn baby’s body. Every four and a half minutes, a baby in the United States is born with a birth defect. A defect, which can affect almost any part of your baby’s body, can be: Visibly obvious, like a missing arm or a birthmark. Internal (inside the body), like a kidney...

Tonsil cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tonsil-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20367939

Jan 29th, 2021 - Overview Tonsils Open pop-up dialog box Close Tonsils Tonsils Your tonsils are two oval-shaped pads in the back of your mouth. Your tonsils are part of your body's germ-fighting immune system. Tonsil cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that forms in a tonsil. Your tonsils are two oval-shaped pads in the back of your mouth that are part of your body's germ-fighting immune system. Tonsil cancer...

Strep throat - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/strep-throat/symptoms-causes/syc-20350338

Dec 17th, 2020 - Overview Strep throat is a bacterial infection that can make your throat feel sore and scratchy. Strep throat accounts for only a small portion of sore throats. If untreated, strep throat can cause complications, such as kidney inflammation or rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever can lead to painful and inflamed joints, a specific type of rash, or heart valve damage. Strep throat is most common in ...

Carcinoid syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carcinoid-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20370666

Dec 4th, 2020 - Overview Carcinoid syndrome occurs when a rare cancerous tumor called a carcinoid tumor secretes certain chemicals into your bloodstream, causing a variety of signs and symptoms. A carcinoid tumor, which is a type of neuroendocrine tumor, occurs most often in the gastrointestinal tract or the lungs. Carcinoid syndrome typically occurs in people who have carcinoid tumors that are advanced. Treat...