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indications

Biotechnology; Diseases

In medicine, an indication is a valid reason to use a certain test, medication, procedure, or surgery. The opposite of indication is contraindication.

contraindications

Biotechnology; Diseases

A contraindication (pronounced as contra-indication) is a condition or factor that speaks against a certain measure. It is mostly used in medicine, with regard to factors that increase the risks ...

complications

Biotechnology; Biomedical

Complication, in medicine, is an unfavorable evolution of a disease, a health condition or a medical treatment. The disease can become worse in its severity or show a higher number of signs, symptoms ...

Nicolas-Favre disease

Health care; Diseases

A pathological condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, genetic defect, or environmental stress, and characterized by an identifiable ...

tarantism

Health care; Diseases

An uncontrollable urge to dance; a mania characterized by an uncontrollable impulse to dance, especially prevalent in southern Italy from the 15th to the 17th century, popularly attributed to the ...

gout

Health care; Diseases

Gout is a desease that results from an overload of uric acid in the body. This overload of uric acid leads to the formation of tiny crystals of urate that deposite in tissues of the body, especially ...

hammer toe

Health care; Diseases

A flexed (curled) but not abnormally rotated toe. May require surgical correction.

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