Warts

Warts are actually benign tumors of the epidermis caused by a virus. They can affect any area of the body, but are usually found on the fingers, hands, and feet. It is distributed with the full source and a small

Von Willebrand Disease

Von Willebrand’s factor is a glycoprotein produced both by platelets (the blood cells involved in clotting) and by the cells lining blood¬†vessels. First described by Erik Adolf von Willebrand in 1926, VWD is a congenital bleeding disorder characterized by a

Volvulus

A volvulus – in this case occurring in childhood – is a twisting of the bowel with obstruction of the flow of material through the bowel, variable loss of blood supply, and possible tissue death. Gastric volvulus is defined as

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder in which melanocytes (the cells that make pigment) in the skin, the mucous membranes (tissues that line the inside of the mouth and nose and genital and rectal areas), and the retina (inner layer of

Vaginitis

The composition of flora changes with age, stress, hormonal influence, general health status, and activity. The most common causes of vaginitis in symptomatic women are bacterial vaginosis (BV) (22-50%), candidiasis (17-39%), and trichomoniasis (4-35%); yet, 7-72% of women with vaginitis

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