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Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/men-2/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20540503

Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, your health care provider will do a physical exam. They will look at your medical history and family history. They also will do genetic testing to see if you have a gene change that causes MEN 2. Blood and urine tests and imaging tests may be done. These may include: Calcitonin levels in the blood Blood calcium Parat...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/men-2/symptoms-causes/syc-20540486

Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, is a rare condition. It causes tumors in the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, lips, mouth, eyes and digestive tract. Genetic testing can find the changed gene that causes MEN 2. Health care providers can treat the health issues that gene may cause. MEN 2 is an inherited disorder. This means people who have the chan...

Amnesia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis A comprehensive evaluation is needed to diagnose amnesia. It can rule out other possible causes of memory loss such as Alzheimer's disease, other forms of dementia, depression or a brain tumor. Medical history The evaluation starts with a detailed medical history. Because the person with memory loss may not be able to provide thorough information, a family member, friend or another ca...

Neurofibroma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Neurofibroma A neurofibroma is a type of peripheral nerve tumor that forms soft bumps on or under the skin. A neurofibroma can develop within a major or minor nerve anywhere in the body. This common type of benign nerve tumor tends to form centrally within the nerve. Sometimes it arises from several nerve bundles. When this happens, it's called plexiform neurofibroma. Symptoms are often mild or...

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation: What It Is & Its E
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview What is ultraviolet radiation? Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a form of energy that the sun produces. You can’t see UV radiation because its wavelengths are shorter than visible light. The UV energy that the sun produces reaches the Earth and provides vitamin D for your body to help you survive. You can also find UV radiation in human-made sources like tanning beds. Exposure to too much...

Uterine polyps - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-polyps/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378713

Nov 15th, 2022 - Diagnosis Transvaginal ultrasound Open pop-up dialog box Close Transvaginal ultrasound Transvaginal ultrasound During a transvaginal ultrasound, you lie on an exam table while a health care provider or a medical technician puts a wandlike device, known as a transducer, into the vagina. Sound waves from the transducer create images of the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. Hysterosonography Op...

Uterine polyps - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 15th, 2022 - Overview Uterine polyps Open pop-up dialog box Close Uterine polyps Uterine polyps Uterine polyps attach to the uterus by a large base or a thin stalk. They can grow to be several centimeters in size. Uterine polyps can cause irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding after menopause, very heavy menstrual flow or bleeding between periods. Uterine polyps are growths attached to the inner wall of the...

Ovarian Cancer: Symptoms, Dia
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Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview Warning signs and risk factors of ovarian cancer. What is ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in your ovaries or fallopian tubes grow and multiply out of control. Ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. These two round, walnut-sized organs make eggs during your reproductive years. Who gets ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer affects women and people assigne...

Head and Neck Cancer: Symptoms,
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Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview Learn the connection between HPV and oral cancer and how it’s treated. What is head and neck cancer? Head and neck cancer includes several types of cancer that usually start in the cells lining your mouth, throat (pharynx) or voice box (larynx). These cells are called squamous cells. Less commonly, head and neck cancers form in your sinuses or salivary glands. Most head and neck cancer...

Molar pregnancy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/molar-pregnancy/symptoms-causes/syc-20375175

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview A molar pregnancy is a rare complication of pregnancy. It involves unusual growth of cells called trophoblasts. These cells typically become the organ that feeds a growing fetus. That organ also is known as the placenta. There are two types of molar pregnancy — complete molar pregnancy and partial molar pregnancy. In a complete molar pregnancy, the placental tissue swells and appears t...

Vitiligo - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vitiligo/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355916

Nov 10th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will ask about your medical history and examine your skin, possibly with a special lamp. The evaluation might also include a skin biopsy and blood tests. More Information Antinuclear antibody (ANA) test Complete blood count (CBC) Skin biopsy Treatment The choice of treatment depends on your age, how much skin is involved and where, how quickly the disease is ...

Cancer: Symptoms, Stages,
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Nov 8th, 2022 - Overview Cancer happens when normal cells become cancerous cells that multiply and spread. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the U.S. But fewer people are dying of cancer now than 20 years ago. Early detection and innovative treatments are curing cancer and helping people with cancer live longer. What is cancer? Cancer is a large group of diseases with one thing in common: They...

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency: Causes, Sy
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Nov 7th, 2022 - Overview What is primary ovarian insufficiency? Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is a condition that occurs when a person’s ovaries fail earlier than average. Your ovaries are small glands located on both sides of your uterus that produce and release eggs during ovulation. Your ovaries also make important hormones for menstruation, pregnancy and other bodily functions. The usual age for egg ...

Retinoblastoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinoblastoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351013

Nov 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose retinoblastoma include: Eye exam. Your eye doctor will conduct an eye exam to determine what's causing your child's signs and symptoms. For a more thorough exam, the doctor may recommend using anesthetics to keep your child still. Imaging tests. Scans and other imaging tests can help your child's doctor determine whether retinoblastoma has grown t...

Neuroblastoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351025

Nov 4th, 2022 - Neuroblastoma care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic Children's Center, you can expect the best care for your child from our multispecialty team of pediatric experts. Pediatric oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and surgeons work as a multidisciplinary team to care for children with neuroblastoma. Other providers are included as needed. Advanced diagnosis an...

Neuroblastoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351017

Nov 4th, 2022 - Overview Adrenal glands Open pop-up dialog box Close Adrenal glands Adrenal glands Perched on top of each of your kidneys, your adrenal glands produce hormones that help regulate your metabolism, immune system, blood pressure and other essential functions. Although small, these glands dictate much of what happens in your body. Neuroblastoma is a cancer that develops from immature nerve cells fo...

Neuroblastoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351022

Nov 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose neuroblastoma include: Physical exam. Your child's doctor conducts a physical exam to check out any signs and symptoms. The doctor will ask you questions about your child's habits and behaviors. Urine and blood tests. These may indicate the cause of any signs and symptoms your child is experiencing. Urine tests may be used to check for high levels...

Retinoblastoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinoblastoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351008

Nov 4th, 2022 - Overview Anatomy of the eye Open pop-up dialog box Close Anatomy of the eye Anatomy of the eye The eye is a complex and compact structure measuring about 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) in diameter. It receives millions of pieces of information about the outside world, which are quickly processed by the brain. Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that begins in the retina — the sensitive lining on the insi...

Toxoplasmosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toxoplasmosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20356249

Nov 3rd, 2022 - Overview Toxoplasmosis (tok-so-plaz-MOE-sis) is an infection with a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. People often get the infection from eating undercooked meat. You can also get it from contact with cat feces. The parasite can pass to a baby during pregnancy. Most people infected with the parasite do not have symptoms. Some people get flu-like symptoms. Serious disease most often affects inf...

Irritable bowel syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/irritable-bowel-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20360016

Nov 2nd, 2022 - Overview Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the stomach and intestines, also called the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both. IBS is a chronic condition that you'll need to manage long term. Only a small number of people with IBS have severe symptoms. Some people can control their sy...