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Argyll Robertson Pupil

Argyll Robertson Pupil Definition Argyll Robertson Pupil (ARP), also called AR Pupils, refers to small bilateral pupils that constrict when a person tries to focus on a near object but do not constrict when the eyes are exposed to light of bright intensity [1]. They react to accommodation but show no response to light. Argyll […]

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Byssinosis

What is Byssinosis? It is a disease related to certain occupations that involve exposure to unhealthy working environments containing cotton dust, vegetable fibers like hemp, flax, jute and sisal. This is a chronic lung disorder that arises in workers of yarn mills and fabric manufacturing industries. The dust and impurities get trapped in the lungs […]

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Erythroderma (Exfoliative Dermatitis)

What is Erythroderma (Exfoliative Dermatitis)? Erythroderma is a rare but serious condition of the skin that affects almost the whole cutaneous surface. It is characterized by inflammations, erythema and scaling. Although the underlying etiology is frequently unknown, the condition mostly occurs as a result of some drug reaction or a malignant disorder. Erythroderma is also […]

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Vestibular Papillomatosis

Vestibular Papillomatosis (VP) is a rare cutaneous condition occurring in women, causes pink small projections or bumps on the inner surface of the vulva. This condition is considered to be the female homologue to the male genital condition known as Pearly Penile Plaque. These papillae are sometimes confused with another condition known as genital warts. […]

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Onychogryphosis

Onychogryphosis Definition Onychogryphosis is characterized by thickening and curving of the nails in the finger or toe due to injuries or infection. The term Onychogryphosis has been in use since the 19th century. The condition is also known by other names like “Claw Nail” and “Ram’s Horn Nails”. This is because the disease causes the […]

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