• recurrence
  • These latter two factors do not cause ear disease in their own right but may prevent resolution of the disease and lead to recurrence if they are not dealt with adequately. (bmj.com)
  • lymph nodes
  • The lymph nodes are sometimes called lymph glands but are not glands in the usual sense. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and spread by Ixodes pacificus on the West coast of the United States and by I. scapularis (deer tick) in the rest of the U.S. Signs and symptoms include fever, joint swelling and pain, lameness, and swelling of the lymph nodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • affects
  • Therefore, any disease that affects the skin can also affect the external ear canals. (bmj.com)
  • Sebaceous hyperplasia generally affects newborns as well as middle-aged to elderly adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pseudorabies is an infectious disease that primarily affects swine, but can also cause a fatal disease in dogs with signs similar to rabies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blastomycosis* is a fungal disease caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis that affects both dogs and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Histoplasmosis* is a fungal disease caused by Histoplasma capsulatum that affects both dogs and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The disease in dogs usually affects the lungs and small intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coccidioidomycosis* is a fungal disease caused by Coccidioides immitis or Coccidioides posadasii that affects a variety of species, including dogs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sporotrichosis is a fungal disease caused by Sporothrix schenckii that affects both dogs and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • This disease affects relatively more men than women. (wikipedia.org)
  • It primarily affects areas of the skin with a relatively high number of oil glands, including the face, upper part of the chest, and back. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fordyce
  • Fordyce spots (also termed Fordyce granules are visible sebaceous glands that are present in most individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • When seen as a streak of individual glands along the interface between the skin of the lip and the vermilion border, the terms Fox-Fordyce disease and Fordyce's condition have been used. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some persons with Fordyce spots, the glands express a thick, chalky discharge when squeezed. (wikipedia.org)
  • ductal
  • The granules are similar to normal sebaceous glands of the skin but lack hair follicles and almost always lack a ductal communication with the surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hyperplasia of the breast - "Hyperplastic" lesions of the breast include usual ductal hyperplasia, a focal expansion of the number of cells in a terminal breast duct, and atypical ductal hyperplasia, in which a more abnormal pattern of growth is seen, and which is associated with an increased risk of developing breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • However, it is emphasised that these factors contribute to disease and should never be treated without addressing both secondary infection and primary causes. (bmj.com)
  • One of the most common fungal diseases in dogs is ringworm, or dermatophytosis, an infection of the skin, hair, or nails. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acne vulgaris is the disease most commonly associated with P. acnes infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • acnes
  • Acne vulgaris is an exceptionally common, recurring disease involving multiple etiological factors including hyperkeratinization, sebaceous gland hyperplasia with seborrhoea, P. acnes proliferation, and inflammation. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • P. acnes can be found in bronchoalveolar lavage of approximately 70% of patients with sarcoidosis and is associated with disease activity, but it can be also found in 23% of controls. (wikipedia.org)
  • decreases
  • After birth, activity of the glands decreases until there is almost no activity during ages 2-6 years, and then increases to a peak of activity during puberty, due to heightened levels of androgens. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumor
  • The agent-polymer-peptide complex may be delivered to target cells by, for example, a pre-targeting technique utilizing bispecific or multispecific antibodies or fragments, having at least one binding arm that recognizes the hapten and at least a second binding arm that binds specifically to a disease or pathogen associated antigen, such as a tumor associated antigen. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • hormonal
  • Hyperplasia may be due to any number of causes, including increased demand (for example, proliferation of basal layer of epidermis to compensate skin loss), chronic inflammatory response, hormonal dysfunctions, or compensation for damage or disease elsewhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • In order to exclude these other diseases, hormonal studies are done. (wikipedia.org)
  • humans
  • Certain infectious diseases are a concern from a public health standpoint because they are zoonoses (transmittable to humans). (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of these diseases are unique to dogs or closely related species, while others are found in other animals, including humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rabies (hydrophobia) is a fatal viral disease that can affect any mammal, although the close relationship of dogs with humans makes canine rabies a zoonotic concern. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever* is a rickettsial disease that occurs in dogs and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • penis
  • DHT is important for in utero differentiation and growth of the prostate gland, male external genitalia (penis and scrotum), and pubertal growth of facial and body hair. (hindawi.com)
  • When they appear on the penis, they are also called penile sebaceous glands. (wikipedia.org)
  • DHT is biologically important for sexual differentiation of the male genitalia during embryogenesis, maturation of the penis and scrotum at puberty, growth of facial, body, and pubic hair, and development and maintenance of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin diseases
  • Edition after edition, it reflects the latest insights into skin diseases and skin biology-and their practical relevance to general internal medicine-while covering the scientific foundations of the specialty. (indigo.ca)
  • This classic yet cutting-edge text is supported by the expert insights of more than 500 internationally respected contributors, and it covers everything dermatologists need to know about skin, dermatologic signs of underlying disease, and the management of all skin diseases, including acne, skin cancer, and psoriasis. (indigo.ca)
  • The present invention also relates to the use of chalcone and its analogs as antitumor/anticancer agents and to treat a number of conditions or disease states in which angiogenesis is a factor, including angiogenic skin diseases such as psoriasis, acne, rosacea, warts, eczema, hemangiomas, lymphangiogenesis, among numerous others, as well as chronic inflammatory disease such as arthritis. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • While only a small number of skin diseases account for most visits to the physician, thousands of skin conditions have been described. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Failure to identify and manage primary causes is one of the most common reasons why ear disease recurs and why acute disease progresses to chronic, often irreversible, disease. (bmj.com)
  • Several compounds have been developed to inhibit the 5 alpha-reductase isozymes and they play an important role in the prevention and treatment of many common diseases. (hindawi.com)
  • Acne vulgaris is the most common skin disease, affecting nearly 80 percent of persons at some time between the ages of 11 and 30 years [ 1 - 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Because the periocular region is rich in this type of gland, this region is a common site of origin. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are also common tick-borne bacterial diseases, including Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tick-borne diseases are common in dogs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hyperplasia is a common preneoplastic response to stimulus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canine herpesvirus is an infectious disease that is a common cause of death in puppies less than three weeks old. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, acne was estimated to affect 633 million people globally, making it the 8th most common disease worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infectious Disease
  • Cardiology -- Dermatology -- Endocrinology -- Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine -- Ethics and Legal Issues -- Gastrointestinal -- Hematology/Oncology -- Infectious Disease -- Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue -- Neurology -- Obstetrics -- Gynecology -- Pediatrics -- Psychiatry -- Pulmonary -- Renal/Genitourinary -- Selected Topics in Emergency Medicine. (stanford.edu)
  • High-yield facts in internal medicine -- Cardiology -- Endocrinology -- Hematology-oncology -- Infectious disease -- Nephrology and acid-base disorders -- Pulmonology -- Rheumatology -- Neurology -- Dermatology -- Health maintenance and evidence-based medicine -- Section III. (stanford.edu)
  • An infectious disease is caused by the presence of organisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites (either animalian or protozoan). (wikipedia.org)
  • Canine distemper is an often fatal infectious disease that mainly has respiratory and neurologic signs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infectious canine hepatitis is a sometimes fatal infectious disease of the liver. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canine minute virus is an infectious disease that can cause respiratory and gastrointestinal signs in young puppies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leptospirosis is an infectious disease caused by a spirochaete. (wikipedia.org)
  • excess
  • What could cause excess cortisol in the saliva and swollen parotid gland? (healthtap.com)
  • However, hyperplasia can also occur as a pathological response, if an excess of hormone or growth factor is responsible for the stimuli. (wikipedia.org)
  • hair
  • Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a technology used by cosmetic and medical practitioners to perform various skin treatments for aesthetic and therapeutic purposes, including hair removal, photorejuvenation (e.g. the treatment of skin pigmentation, sun damage, and thread veins) as well as to alleviate dermatologic diseases such as acne. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sebaceous glands are found in hair-covered areas, where they are connected to hair follicles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sebaceous glands are first visible from the 13th to the 16th week of fetal development, as bulgings off hair follicles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Base of pilosebaceous unit Insertion of sebaceous glands into hair shaft Sagittal section through the upper eyelid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Seborrheic keratosis Eruptive vellus hair cyst Sebaceous hyperplasia "milium" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary Freedberg, et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many conditions affect the human integumentary system-the organ system covering the entire surface of the body and composed of skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the embryo, the epidermis, hair, and glands form from the ectoderm, which is chemically influenced by the underlying mesoderm that forms the dermis and subcutaneous tissues. (wikipedia.org)
  • The enzyme 5α-reductase catalyzes the formation of DHT from testosterone in certain tissues including the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, epididymides, skin, hair follicles, liver, and brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • normal
  • The prostate is hypoplastic, nonpalpable on rectal examination and approximately 1/10th the size of age-matched normal glands. (hindawi.com)
  • Hyperplasia is considered to be a physiological (normal) response to a specific stimulus, and the cells of a hyperplastic growth remain subject to normal regulatory control mechanisms. (wikipedia.org)