Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology

Hypertension (high blood preassure) also called silent killer is a chronic medical condition characterized by constant elevation of the systolic or diastolic pressure above...

Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disease of absolute or relative insulin deficiency or resistance. It is characterized by disturbances in carbohydrate, protein, or fat...

Multiple sclerosis is one of the diseases in the nervous system that puzzles experts even until now. It is a disease concentrated on the...
pancreatitis-pathophysiology diagram

The pancreatic enzymesPancreatitis is basically the autodigestion of the pancreas by the pancreatic enzymes caused by obstruction of pancreatic ducts (e.g. edema, tumor, inflammation,...
congestive-heart-failure-pathophysiology schematic diagram

Congestive heart failure (CHF) otherwise known as cardiac failure refers as the inability of the heart to pump sufficient blood to meet needs of...
squamous-cell-cancer--pathophysiology

What is Squamous Cell Cancer?The exact etiology of Squamous Cell Cancer is unknown. However medical textbooks point out different risk factors such as exposure...
coronary-artery-disease-pathophysiology

IntroductionBefore the heart can pump blood to supply the body with oxygen and other nutrients, it has to supply its own needs first. And...
physiology-hypokalemia

PotassiumPotassium is a major intracellular electrolyte. About 98% of potassium is found inside the cells of the body while the remaining 2% is located...
respiratory-failure

The respiratory system is responsible for ventilation and gas exchange in order to deliver oxygen into the bloodstream and collection of waste gases such...
hyperthyroidism-pathophysiology

Hyperthyroidism is the second most prevalent endocrine disorder next to diabetes mellitus. According to Tierney, et. al. on 2005, it affects women eight times...

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