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  • Anatomia 168 domande A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
  • Organismi 49 domande Any living biological entity, such as an animal, plant, fungus, or bacterium.
  • Malattie 323 domande Any impairment of normal physiological function affecting all or part of an organism, esp a specific pathological change caused by infection, stress, etc, producing characteristic symptoms; illness or sickness in general.
    • Infezioni Batteriche E Micotiche 35 domande Infections caused by bacteria and fungi, general, specified, or unspecified.
      • Infezioni Batteriche 18 domande Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.
      • Ascesso Cerebrale 0 domande A circumscribed collection of purulent exudate in the brain, due to bacterial and other infections. The majority are caused by spread of infected material from a focus of suppuration elsewhere in the body, notably the PARANASAL SINUSES, middle ear (see EAR, MIDDLE); HEART (see also ENDOCARDITIS, BACTERIAL), and LUNG. Penetrating CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES may also be associated with this condition. Clinical manifestations include HEADACHE; SEIZURES; focal neurologic deficits; and alterations of consciousness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp712-6)
      • Infezioni Del Sistema Nervoso Centrale 0 domande Pathogenic infections of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; RNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; BACTERIAL INFECTIONS; MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; SPIROCHAETALES INFECTIONS; fungal infections; PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS; HELMINTHIASIS; and PRION DISEASES may involve the central nervous system as a primary or secondary process.
      • Infezione 12 domande Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.
        • Aneurisma Infetto 0 domande Aneurysm due to growth of microorganisms in the arterial wall, or infection arising within preexisting arteriosclerotic aneurysms.
        • Artrite Infettiva 0 domande Arthritis caused by BACTERIA; RICKETTSIA; MYCOPLASMA; VIRUSES; FUNGI; or PARASITES.
        • Malattie Infettive Delle Ossa 0 domande Bone diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms.
        • Cardiovascular Infections 1 quesito Pathological conditions of the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM caused by infections.
        • Coinfection 0 domande Simultaneous infection of a host organism by two or more pathogens. In virology, coinfection commonly refers to simultaneous infection of a single cell by two or more different viruses.
        • Malattie Trasmissibili 0 domande
        • Infezioni Acquisite In Comunità 0 domande Any infection acquired in the community, that is, contrasted with those acquired in a health care facility (CROSS INFECTION). An infection would be classified as community-acquired if the patient had not recently been in a health care facility or been in contact with someone who had been recently in a health care facility.
        • Infezione Crociata 2 domande Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
        • Infezioni Dell'Occhio 0 domande Infection, moderate to severe, caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses, which occurs either on the external surface of the eye or intraocularly with probable inflammation, visual impairment, or blindness.
        • Infezione Focale 0 domande
        • Gengivite Ulcerosa Necrotizzante 0 domande An acute or chronic GINGIVITIS characterized by redness and swelling, NECROSIS extending from the interdental papillae along the gingival margins, PAIN; HEMORRHAGE, necrotic odor, and often a pseudomembrane. The condition may extend to the ORAL MUCOSA; TONGUE; PALATE; or PHARYNX. The etiology is somewhat unclear, but may involve a complex of FUSOBACTERIUM NUCLEATUM along with spirochetes BORRELIA or TREPONEMA.
        • Intraabdominal Infections 2 domande Infection within the PERITONEAL CAVITY. A frequent cause is an ANASTOMOTIC LEAK following surgery.
        • Infezione Da Laboratorio 0 domande Accidentally acquired infection in laboratory workers.
        • Angina Di Ludwig 0 domande Severe cellulitis of the submaxillary space with secondary involvement of the sublingual and submental space. It usually results from infection in the lower molar area or from a penetrating injury to the mouth floor. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
        • Infezioni Opportuniste 0 domande An infection caused by an organism which becomes pathogenic under certain conditions, e.g., during immunosuppression.
        • Infezione Pelvica 0 domande Infection involving the tissues or organs in the PELVIS.
        • Complicanze Infettive In Gravidanza 0 domande The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
        • Infezioni Prostetiche 0 domande Infections resulting from the implantation of prosthetic devices. The infections may be acquired from intraoperative contamination (early) or hematogenously acquired from other sites (late).
        • Reproductive Tract Infections 0 domande Infections of the genital tract in females or males. They can be caused by endogenous, iatrogenic, or sexually transmitted organisms.
        • Infezioni Delle Vie Respiratorie 0 domande Invasion of the host RESPIRATORY SYSTEM by microorganisms, usually leading to pathological processes or diseases.
        • Sepsi 0 domande Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
        • Malattie Trasmesse Sessualmente 0 domande Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.
        • Malattie Infettive Della Pelle 5 domande Skin diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, parasites, or viruses.
          • Cellulite 0 domande An acute, diffuse, and suppurative inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of infection of a wound, ulcer, or other skin lesions.
          • Dermatomicosi 5 domande Superficial infections of the skin or its appendages by any of various fungi.
            • Blastomicosi 0 domande A fungal infection that may appear in two forms: 1, a primary lesion characterized by the formation of a small cutaneous nodule and small nodules along the lymphatics that may heal within several months; and 2, chronic granulomatous lesions characterized by thick crusts, warty growths, and unusual vascularity and infection in the middle or upper lobes of the lung.
            • Candidosi Cronica Mucocutanea 0 domande A clinical syndrome characterized by development, usually in infancy or childhood, of a chronic, often widespread candidiasis of skin, nails, and mucous membranes. It may be secondary to one of the immunodeficiency syndromes, inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, or associated with defects in cell-mediated immunity, endocrine disorders, dental stomatitis, or malignancy.
            • Candidosi Cutanea 0 domande Candidiasis of the skin manifested as eczema-like lesions of the interdigital spaces, perleche, or chronic paronychia. (Dorland, 27th ed)
            • Cromoblastomicosi 0 domande Scaly papule or warty growth, caused by five fungi, that spreads as a result of satellite lesions affecting the foot or leg. The extremity may become swollen and, at its distal portion, covered with various nodular, tumorous, verrucous lesions that resemble cauliflower. In rare instances, the disease may begin on the hand or wrist and involve the entire upper extremity. (Arnold, Odom, and James, Andrew's Diseases of the Skin, 8th ed, p362)
            • Hyalohyphomycosis 0 domande OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS caused by a heterogeneous group of MITOSPORIC FUNGI with clear (hyalo-) HYPHAE in the host. Common causative agents include ACREMONIUM; ASPERGILLUS; CHRYSOSPORIUM; FUSARIUM; PAECILOMYCES; PENICILLIUM; PSEUDALLESCHERIA; SCEDOSPORIUM; and SCOPULARIOPSIS. Normally a dermatomycoses, it can become invasive in the IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST.
              • Aspergillosi 0 domande Infections with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS.
              • Fusariosis 0 domande OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS with the soil fungus FUSARIUM. Typically the infection is limited to the nail plate (ONYCHOMYCOSIS). The infection can however become systemic especially in an IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST (e.g., NEUTROPENIA) and results in cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions, fever, KERATITIS, and pulmonary infections.
            • Lobomycosis 0 domande A chronic, fungal, subcutaneous infection endemic in rural regions in South America and Central America. The causal organism is Lacazia labol.
            • Micetoma 0 domande A chronic progressive subcutaneous infection caused by species of fungi (eumycetoma), or actinomycetes (actinomycetoma). It is characterized by tumefaction, abscesses, and tumor-like granules representing microcolonies of pathogens, such as MADURELLA fungi and bacteria ACTINOMYCETES, with different grain colors.
            • Paracoccidioidomicosi 0 domande A mycosis affecting the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes, and internal organs. It is caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. It is also called paracoccidioidal granuloma. Superficial resemblance of P. brasiliensis to Blastomyces brasiliensis (BLASTOMYCES) may cause misdiagnosis.
            • Phaeohyphomycosis 0 domande OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS caused by the dematiaceous (darkly pigmented) MITOSPORIC FUNGI of ALTERNARIA, Bipolaris, CLADOSPORIUM, Curvularia, and EXOPHIALA. These fungi have pigmented HYPHAE due to MELANIN in the cell wall. The initial subcutaneous cyst from the infection can become systemic and spread rapidly to renal, pulmonary and cerebral systems (see CEREBRAL PHAEOHYPHOMYCOSIS) in an IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST.
            • Sporotricosi 0 domande The commonest and least serious of the deep mycoses, characterized by nodular lesions of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues. It is caused by inhalation of contaminated dust or by infection of a wound.
            • Tigna 5 domande Fungal infection of keratinized tissues such as hair, skin and nails. The main causative fungi include MICROSPORUM; TRICHOPHYTON; and EPIDERMOPHYTON.
            • Tigna Versicolor 0 domande A common chronic, noninflammatory and usually symptomless disorder, characterized by the occurrence of multiple macular patches of all sizes and shapes, and varying in pigmentation from fawn-colored to brown. It is seen most frequently in hot, humid, tropical regions, and is caused by Pityrosporon orbiculare. (Dorland, 27th ed)
          • Paronichia 0 domande An inflammatory reaction involving the folds of the skin surrounding the fingernail. It is characterized by acute or chronic purulent, tender, and painful swellings of the tissues around the nail, caused by an abscess of the nail fold. The pathogenic yeast causing paronychia is most frequently Candida albicans. Saprophytic fungi may also be involved. The causative bacteria are usually Staphylococcus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, or Streptococcus. (Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, 8th ed, p271)
          • Malattie Batteriche Della Pelle 0 domande Skin diseases caused by bacteria.
        • Infezioni Del Tessuto Molle 0 domande Infections of non-skeletal tissue, i.e., exclusive of bone, ligaments, cartilage, and fibrous tissue. The concept is usually referred to as skin and soft tissue infections and usually subcutaneous and muscle tissue are involved. The predisposing factors in anaerobic infections are trauma, ischemia, and surgery. The organisms often derive from the fecal or oral flora, particularly in wounds associated with intestinal surgery, decubitus ulcer, and human bites. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1688)
        • Suppurazione 1 quesito A pathologic process consisting in the formation of pus.
        • Tossiemia 0 domande A condition produced by the presence of toxins or other harmful substances in the BLOOD.
        • Infezioni Delle Vie Urinarie 0 domande Inflammatory responses of the epithelium of the URINARY TRACT to microbial invasions. They are often bacterial infections with associated BACTERIURIA and PYURIA.
        • Infezione Da Ferita 0 domande Invasion of the site of trauma by pathogenic microorganisms.
      • Micosi 2 domande
      • Zoonosi 1 quesito Diseases of non-human animals that may be transmitted to HUMANS or may be transmitted from humans to non-human animals.
    • Malattie Virali 16 domande A general term for diseases produced by viruses.
    • Malattie Parassitarie 1 quesito Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure.
    • Neoplasie 24 domande New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Muscoloscheletrico 22 domande Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.
    • Malattie Dell'Apparato Digerente 7 domande Diseases in any part of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the accessory organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).
    • Malattie Stomatognatiche 4 domande General or unspecified diseases of the stomatognathic system, comprising the mouth, teeth, jaws, and pharynx.
    • Malattie Delle Vie Respiratorie 20 domande
    • Malattie Otorinolaringoiatriche 7 domande Pathological processes of the ear, the nose, and the throat, also known as the ENT diseases.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Nervoso 21 domande Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes disorders of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscle.
    • Malattie Dell'Occhio 11 domande Diseases affecting the eye.
    • Malattie Urologiche E Dell'Apparato Genitale Maschile 15 domande Pathological processes of the male URINARY TRACT and the reproductive system (GENITALIA, MALE).
    • Malattie Dell'Apparato Genitale Femminile E Complicanze Della Gravidanza 8 domande Pathological processes of the female URINARY TRACT, the reproductive system (GENITALIA, FEMALE), and disorders related to PREGNANCY.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Cardiovascolare 15 domande Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Ematico E Linfatico 8 domande Hematologic diseases and diseases of the lymphatic system collectively. Hemic diseases include disorders involving the formed elements (e.g., ERYTHROCYTE AGGREGATION, INTRAVASCULAR) and chemical components (e.g., BLOOD PROTEIN DISORDERS); lymphatic diseases include disorders relating to lymph, lymph nodes, and lymphocytes.
    • Malattie Ed Anomalie Neonatali 5 domande Diseases existing at birth and often before birth, or that develop during the first month of life (INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES), regardless of causation. Of these diseases, those characterized by structural deformities are termed CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES.
    • Malattie Della Pelle E Del Tessuto Connettivo 12 domande A collective term for diseases of the skin and its appendages and of connective tissue.
    • Malattie Del Metabolismo E Della Nutrizione 7 domande A collective term for nutritional disorders resulting from poor absorption or nutritional imbalance, and metabolic disorders resulting from defects in biosynthesis (ANABOLISM) or breakdown (CATABOLISM) of endogenous substances.
    • Malattie Endocrine 6 domande Pathological processes of the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, and diseases resulting from abnormal level of available HORMONES.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Immunitario 2 domande Disorders caused by abnormal or absent immunologic mechanisms, whether humoral, cell-mediated, or both.
    • Disturbi Di Origine Ambientale 1 quesito Disorders caused by external forces rather than by physiologic dysfunction or by pathogens.
    • Malattie Degli Animali 0 domande
    • Segni E Sintomi Di Condizioni Patologiche 19 domande Abnormal anatomical or physiological conditions and objective or subjective manifestations of disease, not classified as disease or syndrome.
    • Malattie Professionali 0 domande Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
    • Disturbi Da Uso Di Sostanze 1 quesito Disorders related to substance abuse, the side effects of a medication, or toxin exposure.
    • Ferite E Lesioni 13 domande Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
  • Sostanze chimiche e Farmaci 201 domande Any substance used in or resulting from a reaction involving changes to atoms or molecules, especially one derived artificially for practical use and any synthetic, semisynthetic, or natural chemical substance used in the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease, or for other medical reasons.
  • Tecniche ed apparecchiature analitiche, diagnostiche e terapeutiche 109 domande
  • Psichiatria e Psicologia 14 domande The branches of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and the scientific study of all forms of human and animal behaviour, sometimes concerned with the methods through which behaviour can be modified.
  • Scienze biologiche 31 domande
  • Scienze naturali 17 domande
  • Antropologia, Formazione, Sociologia e fenomeni sociali 3 domande
  • Tecnologia, Industria, Agricoltura 4 domande
  • Discipline umanistiche 0 domande The study of literature, philosophy, and the arts.
  • Scienza dell'informazione 0 domande The field of knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of facts and figures, and the processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication, and retrieval. It includes the fields of COMMUNICATION; PUBLISHING; LIBRARY SCIENCE; and informatics.
  • Gruppi di persone 8 domande
  • Assistenza sanitaria 34 domande
  • Caratteristiche della Pubblicazione 4 domande
  • Luoghi geografici 7 domande The study of the natural features of the earth's surface, including topography, climate, soil, vegetation, etc, and man's response to them.
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