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Cavernous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cavernous-malformations/symptoms-causes/syc-20360941

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Cerebral cavernous malformation Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebral cavernous malformation Cerebral cavernous malformation A cerebral cavernous malformation is an abnormally formed blood vessel, shaped like a small mulberry, which can form in the brain or spinal cord and may result in a wide range of neurological symptoms. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are groups of tightly...

Ebstein anomaly - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ebsteins-anomaly/symptoms-causes/syc-20352127

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Ebstein anomaly Open pop-up dialog box Close Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly is a rare congenital heart defect in which the tricuspid valve is incorrectly formed and positioned lower than usual in the heart. Atrial septal defect is a hole between the two upper chambers of the heart. About half the people with Ebstein anomaly have an atrial septal defect. Ebstein anomaly...

Brain aneurysm - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20361689

Apr 27th, 2022 - Brain aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Team approach to care Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and others work together for brain aneurysm care. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain conditions (neurologists), brain surgery (neurosurgeons) and nonsurgical treatments (neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists) have experience treating people who have brai...

Brain aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20361483

Apr 27th, 2022 - Overview Brain aneurysm Open pop-up dialog box Close Brain aneurysm Brain aneurysm An aneurysm is a ballooning at a weak spot in an artery wall. An aneurysm's walls can be thin enough to rupture. The illustration shows an individual with an unruptured aneurysm. The inset shows what happens when the aneurysm ruptures. The Dangers of Brain Aneurysm Aneurysms can lurk without symptoms, but screeni...

Brain aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361595

Apr 27th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you experience a sudden, severe headache or other symptoms that could be related to a ruptured aneurysm, you'll be given tests to determine whether you've had bleeding into the space between your brain and surrounding tissues (subarachnoid hemorrhage). The tests can also determine if you've had another type of stroke. You may also be given tests if you show symptoms of an unrupture...

Hydrocephalus: What It Is, Causes, Symptoms, Dia
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Apr 26th, 2022 - Overview What is hydrocephalus? Hydrocephalus is the abnormal buildup of fluid within your brain. Hydrocephalus comes from the Greek words “hydro,” which means water, and “cephalus,” which means head. Hydrocephalus was once known as “water on the brain.” The “water” is actually cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) — a clear, colorless fluid surrounding your brain and spinal cord. Normally, CSF flows throu...

Congenital mitral valve anomalies - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-mitral-valve-anomalies/cdc-20385802

Apr 21st, 2022 - Congenital mitral valve anomalies Typical heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Typical heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Typical heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Mitral valve stenosis, shown in the heart on the right, is a condition in which the heart's mitral valve is narrowed. The valve doesn't open properly, blocking blood flow coming int...

Syringomyelia: What It Is, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6126-syringomyelia

Apr 20th, 2022 - Overview What is syringomyelia? Syringomyelia is a condition in which a fluid-filled cyst called a syrinx forms within your spinal cord. The syrinx can get bigger and elongate over time, resulting in damage to your spinal cord and compression and injury of the nerve fibers that carry information from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa. The fluid in the cyst is cerebrospinal flui...

Dandy-Walker Syndrome: Hydrocephalus, VP S
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6002-dandy-walker-syndrome

Apr 19th, 2022 - Overview What is Dandy-Walker syndrome? Dandy-Walker syndrome is sometimes called Dandy-Walker malformation or just Dandy-Walker. It’s a congenital brain malformation that causes an issue with how the brain forms. It is congenital meaning a baby is born with the condition, and it occurs as the baby develops during pregnancy. Dandy-Walker involves the cerebellum and the spaces around it. The cer...

Rheumatic fever - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354597

Apr 19th, 2022 - Rheumatic fever care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including people with heart damage caused by rheumatic fever. Mayo doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. Thi...

Ataxia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ataxia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355655

Apr 9th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you have ataxia, your doctor will look for a treatable cause. Besides conducting a physical exam and a neurological exam, including checking your vision, balance, coordination and reflexes, your doctor might request tests, including: Blood tests. These might help identify treatable causes of ataxia. Imaging studies. An MRI of the brain might help determine possible causes. An MRI c...

Heart attack - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-attack/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373112

Apr 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis Ideally, your doctor should screen you during regular physical exams for risk factors that can lead to a heart attack. If you're in an emergency setting for symptoms of a heart attack, you'll be asked about your symptoms and have your blood pressure, pulse and temperature checked. You'll be connected to a heart monitor and have tests to see if you're having a heart attack. Tests to di...

Encopresis Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17849-encopresis-soiling

Apr 1st, 2022 - Overview What is encopresis? Encopresis, also known as functional fecal incontinence or soiling, is when children pass stool (poop) into their underwear, in most cases accidentally. It occurs in children 4 years of age and older who have been toilet trained. The condition is more common in boys than girls. It affects 1% to 4% of children who are 4 years old, and the frequency of this condition ...

Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/paraneoplastic-syndromes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355691

Mar 26th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose paraneoplastic syndrome of the nervous system, your doctor will need to conduct a physical exam and order blood tests. He or she may also need to request a spinal tap or imaging tests. Because paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system are associated with cancer, your doctor may also perform certain cancer screening tests based on your age. Clinical exam Your doctor or...

Stress incontinence - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stress-incontinence/symptoms-causes/syc-20355727

Mar 22nd, 2022 - Overview Female urinary system Open pop-up dialog box Close Female urinary system Female urinary system Your urinary system — which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra — is responsible for removing waste from your body through urine. Your kidneys, located toward the back in your upper abdomen, produce urine by filtering waste and fluid from your blood. That urine then travels thr...

Mitral valve prolapse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/symptoms-causes/syc-20355446

Mar 11th, 2022 - Overview Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation Open pop-up dialog box Close Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation The mitral valve separates the two chambers (atrium and ventricle) of the left side of the heart. In mitral valve prolapse, the leaflets of the mitral valve bulge (prolapse) into the left atrium like a parachute during the heart's contract...

Infectious diseases - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/infectious-diseases/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351179

Feb 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your doctor may order lab work or imaging scans to help determine what's causing your symptoms. Laboratory tests Many infectious diseases have similar signs and symptoms. Samples of body fluids can sometimes reveal evidence of the particular microbe that's causing the illness. This helps the doctor tailor treatment. Blood tests. A technician obtains a sample of blood by inserting a ne...

Mitral valve regurgitation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-regurgitation/symptoms-causes/syc-20350178

Feb 8th, 2022 - Overview Mitral valve regurgitation is a type of heart valve disease in which the valve between the left heart chambers doesn't close completely, allowing blood to leak backward across the valve. It is the most common type of heart valve disease (valvular heart disease). If the leakage is severe, not enough blood will move through the heart or to the rest of the body. As a result, mitral valve ...

Anastomotic Leak: Symptoms, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22324-anastomotic-leak

Feb 3rd, 2022 - Overview A new surgical connection or “anastomosis” can leak. What is an anastomotic leak? An anastomotic leak is a potentially dangerous complication of anastomosis, a surgical procedure. Anastomosis connects two ends of a channel (a tube or passageway) together. It’s usually done after part of the channel has been removed (resected). For example, if you have surgery to remove part of your int...

Stomach (Peptic) Ulcer: Signs, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22314-stomach-peptic-ulcer

Feb 1st, 2022 - Overview A stomach ulcer is an open sore in your stomach lining. What is a stomach ulcer? A stomach ulcer, also called a gastric ulcer, is an open sore that develops in your stomach lining. You can also get one in your duodenum, the first part of the small intestine that your stomach feeds into. Duodenal ulcers and stomach ulcers are both types of peptic ulcers. They’re named for pepsin, one of...