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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...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is difficult to diagnose early because it can mimic other neurological diseases. Tests to rule out other conditions might include: Electromyogram (EMG). Your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles. The test evaluates the electrical activity of your muscles when they contract and when they're at rest. Abnormalities in musc...

Swollen lymph nodes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/swollen-lymph-nodes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353906

Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose what might be causing your swollen lymph nodes, your doctor may need: Your medical history. Your doctor will want to know when and how your swollen lymph nodes developed and if you have any other signs or symptoms. A physical exam. Your doctor will also want to check lymph nodes near the surface of your skin for size, tenderness, warmth and texture. The site of your swolle...

Hirsutism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Overview Hirsutism Open pop-up dialog box Close Hirsutism Hirsutism Hirsutism is excess hair most often noticeable around the mouth and chin. Hirsutism (HUR-soot-iz-um) is a condition in women that results in excessive growth of dark or coarse hair in a male-like pattern — face, chest and back. With hirsutism, extra hair growth often arises from excess male hormones (androgens), primarily testo...

Spinal cord injury - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis In the emergency room, a doctor may be able to rule out a spinal cord injury by examination, testing for sensory function and movement, and by asking some questions about the accident. But if the injured person complains of neck pain, isn't fully awake, or has obvious signs of weakness or neurological injury, emergency diagnostic tests may be needed. These tests can include: X-rays. X...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354137

Sep 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose nasal and paranasal tumors include: Using an endoscopic camera to see inside your nasal cavity and sinuses. During a nasal endoscopy, a thin tube with a light and camera on the end is inserted into your nose. The camera sends pictures to a monitor that your doctor uses to look for anything unusual. Collecting a sample of cells for testing (biopsy)...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20354136

Sep 25th, 2021 - Overview Nasal and paranasal tumors are abnormal growths that begin in and around the passageway within your nose (nasal cavity). Nasal tumors begin in the nasal cavity. Paranasal tumors begin in air-filled chambers around the nose called the paranasal sinuses. Nasal and paranasal tumors can be noncancerous (benign) or they can be cancerous (malignant). Several types of nasal and paranasal tumo...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354139

Sep 25th, 2021 - Nasal and paranasal tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors provide expert, personalized care to those with nasal and paranasal tumors, including those with: Ameloblastoma Angiofibroma Chordoma Esthesioneuroblastoma Inverting papilloma Nasal and paranasal sinus carcinoma, including squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma and chondrosarc...

Chiari malformation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354015

Sep 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose your condition, your doctor will review your medical history and symptoms and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor will also order imaging tests to diagnose your condition and determine its cause. Tests may include: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). An MRI is often used to diagnose Chiari malformation. An MRI uses powerful radio waves and magnets to create a detaile...

Germ cell tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 21st, 2021 - Germ cell tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating germ cell tumors, including ovarian cancer and testicular cancer. They draw on this knowledge to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that provides you with exactly the care you need. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, specialists in urology, gynecology, surgery, patholog...

Germ cell tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/germ-cell-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20352493

Sep 21st, 2021 - Overview Germ cell tumors are growths of cells that form from reproductive cells. The tumors may be cancerous or not cancerous. Most germ cell tumors occur in the testicles or the ovaries. Some germ cell tumors occur in other areas of the body, such as the abdomen, brain and chest, though it's not clear why. Germ cell tumors that occur in places other than the testicles and ovaries (extragonada...

Uterine fibroids - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-fibroids/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354294

Sep 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis Pelvic exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Pelvic exam Pelvic exam During a pelvic exam, your doctor inserts two gloved fingers inside your vagina. While simultaneously pressing down on your abdomen, he or she can evaluate your uterus, ovaries and other pelvic organs. Uterine fibroids are frequently found incidentally during a routine pelvic exam. Your doctor may feel irregularities in ...

Gynecomastia: What Is It, Causes, Dia
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Sep 8th, 2021 - Overview What is gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a common condition which results in enlarged male breast tissue. It can be seen in males of all ages, but usually occurs during the newborn period, puberty and older adulthood. There are many causes for gynecomastia, most commonly an imbalance of the hormones testosterone and estrogen. How does gynecomastia affect my body? Gynecomastia can be seen ...

Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It, Symptoms,
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Sep 7th, 2021 - Overview Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment What is the pancreas? The pancreas is a small, hockey stick-shaped gland located behind the stomach. The main jobs of the pancreas are to aid in food digestion and regulate blood sugar levels in the body. The pancreas is involved in maintaining blood sugar levels because it makes insulin and glucagon, two hormones that control...

Glioblastoma: Symptoms, Causes, Tre
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Sep 3rd, 2021 - Overview What is glioblastoma (GBM)? Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common type of malignant (cancerous) brain tumor in adults. Cancer cells in GBM tumors rapidly multiply. The cancer can spread into other areas of the brain as well. Rarely, the cancer spreads outside the brain to other parts of the body. Glioma tumors like GBM start in glial cells. Glial cells are vital to nerve cel...

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hilar-cholangiocarcinoma/cdc-20354548

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Hilar cholangiocarcinoma Gallbladder and bile duct Open pop-up dialog box Close Gallbladder and bile duct Gallbladder and bile duct The gallbladder serves as a reservoir for a yellow-green fluid produced in your liver (bile). Bile flows from your liver into your gallbladder, where it's held until needed during the digestion of food. When you eat, your gallbladder releases bile into the bile duc...

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: What Is It, Sy
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Aug 23rd, 2021 - Overview What are gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs)? Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare tumors that occur when cells become abnormal and grow out of control. GISTs can start anywhere in your digestive (gastrointestinal) tract, from the esophagus to the anus. More than half start in the stomach, and most others start in the small intestine. Who do gastrointestinal stromal tum...

Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-lateral-sclerosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353972

Aug 21st, 2021 - Diagnosis There is no single test that confirms a diagnosis of primary lateral sclerosis (PLS). In fact, because the disease can mimic signs and symptoms of other neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis and ALS, your doctor is likely to order several tests to rule out other diseases. After taking a careful record of your medical history and family history and performing a neurological ...

Pineoblastoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 6th, 2021 - Pineoblastoma Pineoblastoma is a rare, aggressive type of cancer that begins in the cells of the brain's pineal gland. Your pineal gland, located in the center of your brain, produces a hormone (melatonin) that plays a role in your natural sleep-wake cycle. Pineoblastoma can occur at any age, but it tends to occur most often in young children. Pineoblastoma may cause headaches, sleepiness and s...

Brain tumor - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-tumor/symptoms-causes/syc-20350084

Aug 6th, 2021 - Overview Brain tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Brain tumor Brain tumor A brain tumor can form in the brain cells (as shown), or it can begin elsewhere and spread to the brain. As the tumor grows, it creates pressure on and changes the function of surrounding brain tissue, which causes signs and symptoms such as headaches, nausea and balance problems. A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abno...