In the majority of patients, peptic ulcer disease results from infection with Helicobacter pylori.
Cirrhosis is a diffuse abnormality of the liver characterized by fibrosis and regenerative nodules. Excessive alcohol consumption remains the most common cause of cirrhosis.
Lower respiratory tract infection is frequently diagnosed.
Transient loss or disturbance of consciousness can cause great concern for the patient and family.
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is often a source of embarrassment and a severe problem to those afflicted.
Cyst aspiration is a very useful tool in general practice as an aid to the management of benign breast disease.
Onychomycosis may be caused by dermatophyte fungi (tines unguium) or nodermatophyte fungi and yeasts.
A middle-aged woman presents with a recent history of tender annular and bow-shaped pustular lesions on her face, neck, and upper limbs.
Hypertension is an important risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular disease.