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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.
      • Micosi 2 domande
        • 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 1 quesito Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)
        • Infezioni Fungine Del Sistema Nervoso Centrale 0 domande MYCOSES of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges which may result in ENCEPHALITIS; MENINGITIS, FUNGAL; MYELITIS; BRAIN ABSCESS; and EPIDURAL ABSCESS. Certain types of fungi may produce disease in immunologically normal hosts, while others are classified as opportunistic pathogens, causing illness primarily in immunocompromised individuals (e.g., ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME).
        • Coccidioidomicosi 0 domande Infection with a fungus of the genus COCCIDIOIDES, endemic to the SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. It is sometimes called valley fever but should not be confused with RIFT VALLEY FEVER. Infection is caused by inhalation of airborne, fungal particles known as arthroconidia, a form of FUNGAL SPORES. A primary form is an acute, benign, self-limited respiratory infection. A secondary form is a virulent, severe, chronic, progressive granulomatous disease with systemic involvement. It can be detected by use of COCCIDIOIDIN.
        • Criptococcosi 0 domande Infection with a fungus of the species CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS.
        • Dermatomicosi 0 domande Superficial infections of the skin or its appendages by any of various fungi.
        • Micosi Oculari 0 domande Infection by a variety of fungi, usually through four possible mechanisms: superficial infection producing conjunctivitis, keratitis, or lacrimal obstruction; extension of infection from neighboring structures - skin, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx; direct introduction during surgery or accidental penetrating trauma; or via the blood or lymphatic routes in patients with underlying mycoses.
        • Fungemia 0 domande The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.
        • Geotricosi 0 domande Infection due to the fungus Geotrichum.
        • Istoplasmosi 0 domande Infection resulting from inhalation or ingestion of spores of the fungus of the genus HISTOPLASMA, species H. capsulatum. It is worldwide in distribution and particularly common in the midwestern United States. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
        • 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.
        • Malattie Micotiche Del Polmone 0 domande Pulmonary diseases caused by fungal infections, usually through hematogenous spread.
        • Infezioni Da Microspora 0 domande Infections with FUNGI of the phylum MICROSPORIDIA.
        • Otomycosis 0 domande Fungus infection of the external ear, usually by ASPERGILLUS species
        • 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.
        • Piedra 0 domande Either of two diseases resulting from fungal infection of the hair shafts. Black piedra occurs mainly in and on the hairs of the scalp and is caused by Piedraia hortae; white piedra occurs in and on the hairs of the scalp, beard, moustache and genital areas and is caused by Trichosporon species.
        • Infezioni Da Pneumocystis Carinii 0 domande Infections with species in the genus PNEUMOCYSTIS, a fungus causing interstitial plasma cell pneumonia (PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS) and other infections in humans and other MAMMALS. Immunocompromised patients, especially those with AIDS, are particularly susceptible to these infections. Extrapulmonary sites are rare but seen occasionally.
        • Trichosporonosis 0 domande Fungal infections caused by TRICHOSPORON that may become systemic especially in an IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST. Clinical manifestations range from superficial cutaneous infections to systemic lesions in multiple organs.
        • Zigomicosi 0 domande Infection in humans and animals caused by fungi in the class Zygomycetes. It includes MUCORMYCOSIS and entomophthoramycosis. The latter is a tropical infection of subcutaneous tissue or paranasal sinuses caused by fungi in the order Entomophthorales. Phycomycosis, closely related to zygomycosis, describes infection with members of Phycomycetes, an obsolete classification.
          • Mucormicosi 0 domande Infection in humans and animals caused by any fungus in the order Mucorales (e.g., Absidia, Mucor, Rhizopus etc.) There are many clinical types associated with infection of the central nervous system, lung, gastrointestinal tract, skin, orbit and paranasal sinuses. In humans, it usually occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with a chronic debilitating disease, particularly uncontrolled diabetes, or who are receiving immunosuppressive agents. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
      • 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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