Tinea (Capitis, Corporis, Cruris) – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


Basics
Description

Tinea cruris: Superficial fungal infection of groin area and gluteal cleft
Tinea corporis:

Superficial fungal infection affecting the face, trunk, and/or extremities
Often presents with ring-shaped lesions, hence the misnomer ringworm

Tinea capitis:

A fungal infection of …

Thyroid Malignant Neoplasia – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


Basics
Description
Thyroid malignant neoplasia is an autologous growth of thyroid nodules with potential for metastases.

Papillary carcinoma:

Most common variety, 60–70% of thyroid tumors
Peak incidence in the 3rd and 4th decades
3× more common in women
May be associated with radiation ex…

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


Basics
Description

An acute syndrome hallmarked by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA) and consumptive thrombocytopenia with deposition of hyaline thrombi in terminal arterioles and capillaries leading to ischemic multiorgan damage
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) syndrome is…

Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger Disease) – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


Basics
Description

Nonatherosclerotic vasculitis of small and medium-sized arteries and veins resulting in segmental occlusion
Characterized clinically by an inflammatory and vaso-occlusive phenomenon, rest pain, unremitting ischemic ulcerations, and gangrene of the digits of hands and…