Cat Scratch Disease

Cat Scratch Disease Meanings

In the case of cat scratch disease, which is caused by bacteria, the pathogen enters the human organism mainly via scratch injuries of the cat. The cats themselves either do not get sick at all or only slightly. What is cat scratch disease? In poor health or a weakened immune system, for example as part of […]

Leber Congenital Amaurosis

Leber Congenital Amaurosis Meanings

Leber ‘s congenital amaurosis is a hereditary disorder of the function of the retina of the eye. A special pigment epithelium located on the retina is primarily affected by the impairment. The term disease derives from the Greek word ‘amauros’, which means something like blind or dark. Leber’s congenital amaurosis is congenital and also includes […]

Stage Fright

Stage Fright Meanings

Stage fright corresponds to a stressful situation before public appearances. The phenomenon can develop into anxiety disorders over time. If this happens, cognitive behavioral therapy helps to reassess the negatively perceived situation. What is stage fright? Patients with stage fright suffer from mental and physical symptoms. All stage fright is a temporary state of mind […]

Bone Marrow Carcinosis

Bone Marrow Carcinosis Meanings

Bone marrow carcinosis is a rare diffuse metastasis of a cancerous tumor within the bone marrow. It is a complication of bone metastases. What is bone marrow carcinosis? Bone metastases or bone marrow carcinosis are usually noticeable through pain in the back or in the limbs, but cannot be clearly assigned as they can also […]

Hypogalactia

Hypogalactia Meanings

Hypogalactia is insufficient milk production in the mammary gland of a new mother. This underproduction is often the cause of incorrect breastfeeding processes. In such a case, treatment is guidance on proper breastfeeding. What is hypogalactia? The individual symptoms of hypogalactia depend primarily on the cause. The lack of milk usually becomes noticeable as soon […]

Cartilage damage

CD Meanings

According to abbreviationfinder, CD stands for cartilage damage. Cartilage damage is a joint disease that occurs in different joints in the body. Depending on how severely the respective cartilage is damaged and what kind of cartilage it is, a painless restoration of the cartilage function can be achieved with a suitable therapy. What is cartilage damage? Poor […]

Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome

HHS Meanings

Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome (HHS for short according to abbreviationfinder) is an arterial disorder of blood flow in the hand. It is caused by a blunt force impact that is applied once or repeatedly to the ball of the little finger (the hypothena). This force usually injures the ulnar artery that triggers the HHS. What is […]

Hyposalivation

Hyposalivation Meanings

According to abbreviationfinder, the physician understands hyposalivation as the lack of secretion of saliva. The oral mucosa reddens with this phenomenon, it hurts and is sometimes inflamed. Therapeutic methods such as the administration of saliva substitutes can be used to combat dry mouth. What is hyposalivation? When there is hyposalivation, the saliva loses its buffering […]

Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Meanings

Hearing loss usually occurs suddenly and unexpectedly. In most cases, one ear is then affected by the sudden hearing loss. The signs of this disease are hearing loss or even deafness, dizziness and ringing in the ears (tinnitus). The causes are circulatory disorders, which can be triggered primarily by stress and smoking. What is hearing […]

Horseshoe Kidney

Horseshoe Kidney Meanings

A so-called horseshoe kidney always forms when the lower poles of the two kidneys fuse. Already in the womb, the kidneys are created somewhat displaced and no longer resemble the normal development. However, the development of the ureters occurs normally. What is a horseshoe kidney? When the two kidneys grow together at the bottom during […]