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Pulmonary valve stenosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-valve-stenosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377039

Dec 20th, 2022 - Diagnosis Pulmonary valve stenosis is often diagnosed in childhood. But it may not be detected until later in life. A health care provider uses a stethoscope to listen to the heart. A whooshing sound, called a heart murmur, may be heard. The sound is caused by choppy blood flow across the narrowed valve. Tests to diagnose pulmonary valve stenosis include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This qu...

Mediastinal Mass (Tumor): Types, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/13792-mediastinal-tumor

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...

Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350289

Dec 10th, 2022 - Diagnosis The symptoms of hypothyroidism can be different from person to person. And they often look like symptoms of other health problems. Because of that, a diagnosis of hypothyroidism doesn't rely on symptoms alone. It's usually based on the results of blood tests. The first blood test typically done to diagnose hypothyroidism measures the level of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in the b...

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...

Pulmonary embolism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 1st, 2022 - Overview Pulmonary embolism Open pop-up dialog box Close Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism A pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when a blood clot gets stuck in an artery in the lung, blocking blood flow to part of the lung. Blood clots most often start in the legs and travel up through the right side of the heart and into the lungs. This is called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). A pulmonary embolis...

Pulmonary embolism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-embolism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354647

Dec 1st, 2022 - Overview Pulmonary embolism Open pop-up dialog box Close Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism A pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when a blood clot gets stuck in an artery in the lung, blocking blood flow to part of the lung. Blood clots most often start in the legs and travel up through the right side of the heart and into the lungs. This is called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). A pulmonary embolis...

Tinnitus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/symptoms-causes/syc-20350156

Nov 30th, 2022 - Overview Tinnitus Open pop-up dialog box Close Tinnitus Tinnitus Tinnitus can be caused by a number of things, including broken or damaged hair cells in the part of the ear that receives sound (cochlea); changes in how blood moves through nearby blood vessels (carotid artery); problems with the joint of the jaw bone (temporomandibular joint); and problems with how the brain processes sound. Tin...

Ischemic Colitis: Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24513-ischemic-colitis

Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Loss of blood supply to your colon can cause ischemic colitis. What is ischemic colitis? Ischemic colitis is inflammation in your colon that’s caused by ischemia, which means reduced blood flow. Blood supplies oxygen to the tissues in your body. If something interrupts or diminishes the blood supply to certain tissues, they suffer damage from the lack of oxygen. Inflammation is your bo...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Sy
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Nov 24th, 2022 - Overview Peripheral artery disease hurts blood flow in your leg arteries because of plaque buildup. What is peripheral artery disease? Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is plaque buildup in your leg arteries. Your leg arteries carry oxygen and nutrient-rich blood from your heart to your arms and legs. Other names for this are peripheral vascular disease or peripheral arterial disease. Shaped like...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17357-peripheral-artery-disease-pad

Nov 24th, 2022 - Overview Peripheral artery disease hurts blood flow in your leg arteries because of plaque buildup. What is peripheral artery disease? Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is plaque buildup in your leg arteries. Your leg arteries carry oxygen and nutrient-rich blood from your heart to your arms and legs. Other names for this are peripheral vascular disease or peripheral arterial disease. Shaped like...

Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-mals/symptoms-causes/syc-20505001

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Overview Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) occurs when the arc-shaped band of tissue in the chest area (median arcuate ligament) presses on the artery that sends blood to the upper abdomen. The artery is called the celiac artery. MALS can cause stomach pain in some people. The location of the median arcuate ligament and celiac artery varies slightly from person to person. Typically, the l...

Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-mals/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20505007

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test to diagnose MALS. Your health care provider will carefully examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and health history. Bloodwork and imaging tests help your provider rule out other causes of stomach pain. Your health care provider may hear a sound called a bruit when listening to your upper stomach area with a stethoscope. The sound occurs when a blo...

Broken Heart Syndrome (Takotsu
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17857-broken-heart-syndrome

Nov 20th, 2022 - Overview Broken heart syndrome temporarily weakens your heart muscle. What is broken heart syndrome? Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition with symptoms like those of a heart attack. You may think you’re having a heart attack because both conditions cause shortness of breath and chest pain. However, in broken heart syndrome, you don’t have blocked coronary arteries or permanent h...

Tetralogy of Fallot: Symptoms, T
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22343-tetralogy-of-fallot

Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview The four flaws of tetralogy of Fallot. What is tetralogy of Fallot? Tetralogy of Fallot is a heart condition in which a baby is born with four abnormalities in how their heart developed. These issues make it hard for the baby’s heart to send enough oxygen to their entire body. Normally, your blood travels a specific route through your heart with every heartbeat. Because of the structur...

Truncus arteriosus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/truncus-arteriosus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20364277

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis Truncus arteriosus is usually diagnosed soon after a child is born. The baby may look blue or gray and have trouble breathing. When a baby is born, a health care provider always listens to the baby's lungs to check breathing. If a baby has truncus arteriosus, the provider may hear sounds of fluid in the lungs during this exam. The provider also listens to the baby's heart to check for...

Orthostatic Hypotension (Pos
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Nov 7th, 2022 - Overview What is orthostatic hypotension? Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden drop in blood pressure when you stand from a seated or prone (lying down) position. You may feel dizzy or even faint. Orthostatic means an upright posture. Hypotension is low blood pressure. This type of low blood pressure is also called postural hypotension. What is blood pressure? Blood pressure measures the force o...

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...

Horner’s Syndrome: What It Is, Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17836-horners-syndrome

Nov 4th, 2022 - Overview Symptoms of Horner’s syndrome usually affect only one side of your face. What is Horner’s syndrome? Horner’s syndrome, also known as oculosympathetic palsy or Bernard-Horner syndrome, is a relatively rare neurological syndrome that affects your eye and the surrounding tissues on one side of your face. It occurs due to a disruption of the pathway of the sympathetic nerves that connect y...

Aortic Regurgitation: Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24396-aortic-regurgitation

Oct 31st, 2022 - Overview What is aortic regurgitation? Aortic regurgitation refers to a leaky aortic valve. With this condition, the leaflets (flaps) of your aortic valve don’t close as tightly as they should. As a result, some blood that should move out of your heart leaks backward each time your heart beats. Aortic regurgitation is a form of heart valve disease that ranges from mild to severe. It requires ca...

Heart Attack: Symptoms, C
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16818-heart-attack-myocardial-infarction

Oct 30th, 2022 - Overview A blocked coronary artery prevents blood from reaching your heart muscle and causes a heart attack. What is a heart attack? A myocardial infarction (commonly called a heart attack) is an extremely dangerous condition that happens because of a lack of blood flow to your heart muscle. The lack of blood flow can occur because of many different factors but is usually related to a blockage ...