Oral Melanoacanthoma Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Management

Oral Melanoacanthoma Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Management
There are millions of dental and oral diseases of which we are not aware yet. In this article, we will be discussing the condition named Oral Melanoacanthoma, which is one of the rare dental diseases and scientists reported this disease in the last century. This disease is related to oral mucosa and is quite a...

Thecoma Symptoms, Causes, Test, Treatment

Thecoma Symptoms, Causes, Test, Treatment
Thecomas are rare and almost invariably benign ovarian sex-cord stromal tumors, made up of cells that correspond to theca cells, fibroblasts, and lutein cells. The tumors are predominantly diagnosed in perimenopause (transition to menopause) or during postmenopausal women in their 50s. However, thecomas have been observed only in 10% of women with a mean age...

Virchow node Sign, Swollen, Radiology, Palpation

Virchow node Sign, Swollen, Radiology, Palpation
Virchow node sign is a disease of lymph nodes. Lymph node is a small bean-shaped gland. The part of the lymphatic system and body,s immune system. Lymph nodes are found all over the body, in the neck, head, armpits, and above the collarbone, known as Virchow's node. Virchow's node, which is also termed as Troisier's...

Meckel’s cave tumor Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Meckel's cave tumor Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Meckel's cave is also termed as Meckel cavity, trigeminal cave, and trigeminal cavity. In the brain's mid cranial fossa, a natural mouth aperture filled with cerebrospinal fluid is located and connected to the posterior cranial fossa. If we discuss pathology associated with this area, many Meckel cave tumors are divided according to expanding cancer. The...

What is Sarcoma botryoides, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

What is Sarcoma botryoides, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Sarcoma botryoides is also named as botryoides sarcoma or Botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma. Sarcoma is a word that is associated with a malignant tumor, though they are not a common tumor. Tissues associated with bone and muscle get affected in this cancer. It is metastasized and can spread to other adjacent affected areas, making treatment and recovery...

Plummer’s disease Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Plummer's disease Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Plummer's disease, a condition of hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is the enlargement of the thyroid gland (goiter) in the midline of the neck due to the formation of small, firm, rounded nodular masses that may produce too much or too little thyroid hormone.What is Plummer's disease?Plummer's disease, a condition of hyperthyroidism, resulting in nodular goiter. It has...

Macroprolactinoma Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Macroprolactinoma Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Tumor of the hormone-secreting pituitary gland increases the hormone prolactin production, resulting in the suppression of other hormones in the body due to the high level of prolactin hormone. Levels of estrogen and testosterone reduce in women and men, respectively, causing infertility in them. Prolactinoma can be minor prolactinoma or macroprolactinoma, based on the diameter...

Gongylonema pulchrum Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Gongylonema pulchrum Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Gongylonema pulchrum is a parasite nematode of the genus Gongylonema that infects humans, causes inflammation and palpable mass on the affected site. Gullet worm or stitch worm are other names of this worm. It is found in mammals and birds, in arthropods like beetle dung and cockroaches are intermediate vectors of this parasite. It is...

Interdigital neuromas Symptoms, Causes, Tests, Treatment

Interdigital neuromas Symptoms, Causes, Tests, Treatment
Interdigital neuromas, a non-malignant tumor, causes pain in the foot toes; mostly swelling or nerve enlargement may be due to nerve damage. It is also coined as forefoot neuroma or as Morton's neuroma.What is Interdigital neuromas?Interdigital neuroma, a benign nerve tumor that causes the nerve tissues' thickening, may grow in various parts of the body....

Inverted papilloma Staging, Recurrence, Surgery

Papillomas are benign tumors of epithelial layers that have finger-like projections that grow outwards. But inverted papillomas grow inward, towards the bone. Papillomas are locally aggressive but tend to metastasis; chances of recurring are very high, about 40-75%. Squamous cell carcinoma is associated with inverted papillomas. The tumor can be observed through MRI images. Mucosal...