Acute inflammation of the air passages within the lungs
A type of endoscopy examination enabling a doctor to examine the airways through an instrument called a bronchoscope
A rare bacterial infection.
Grinding of the teeth.
An abbreviation for breakthrough bleeding.
An illness that is chracterised by bouts of overeating usually followed by self-induced vomiting.
A skin infection that is generally caused by one of two specific bacteria. it usually affects pre-school and school-aged children, especially in the summer months.
An inflammatory condition of the eardrum, characterised by painful, fluid-filled blisters on the eardrum. It often arises as a secondary complication of a bacterial or viral infection.
A block in the normal conduction of electrical activity in the heart.
A thickened pad of tissue or a fluid-filled sac (bursa) lying over a deformed big toe. It is caused by an abnormal outward projection of the big toe.
A cancer of the lymph tissues that is characterised by tumours within the jaw and/or abdomen.
Inflammation of one or more of the small sacs of synovial fluid (bursae) under the skin, normally found over joints and between tendons and bones. They act as cushions between two surfaces that may rub against each other.
balanitis xerotica obliterans
A protein found in the blood. Raised levels suggest tissue damage or necrosis (death of cells).
A scar left following an operation to deliver a baby from the uterus through a horizontal or, less commonly, a vertical incision in the abdomen.
patches of coffee coloured skin that can occur anywhere on the body. They are usually oval in shape and may measure several centimetres across. A few spots are usually not significant but larger numbers may be.
Calcium deposited in tissues and organs.
An element that forms the structure of bones and teeth and is essential to many of the body's functions.
Stones that form in on organ or duct of the body.
A small, hard crystalline mass that is formed in a body cavity from certain substances in fluids, such as saliva, urine or bile.
An area of skin that has become thickened by pressure or friction.
A test of vestibular function used to investigate vertigo.
Small, bright red, raised spots that tend to occur in people over 40 years. They are benign and relatively common.