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Cyanide Poisoning – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Cyanide may be taken deliberately for suicide. Accidental exposures occur in fumigation, fires, the electroplating industry, in some laboratory procedures, and are produced from combustion of plastics, polyurethane, wool, silk,

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Corneal Abrasion

A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the cornea. The cornea is the clear, protective window at the front of your eye. It lies directly over the colored part of

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Complicated Sinusitis

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses , which may or may not be as a result of infection, from bacterial , fungal , viral , allergic or autoimmune

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the overall term used to describe a variety of illnesses, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease. People with COPD have permanently damaged

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Child Abuse

Child abuse consists of any act, or failure to act, that endangers a child’s physical or emotional health and development. A child may display signs indicated in the following text,

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Cervical Spine Disc Herniation

Cervical disc herniation (herniated disc) is a rupture and/or bulge of an interverterbral disc in the neck. The intervertebral disc is a complex spongy structure which consists of a central

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Central Vertigo

Vertigo is a sensation of motion or spinning that leads to dizziness and discomfort. Vertigo is not the same as light-headedness. Vertigo is a major symptom of balance disorders. Typically,

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Cellulite (chapter two)

Cellulite is bumps in the skin made by too many fat cells growing too large and stretching the natural fiber compartments which hold the skin to the underlying layers of

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Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

Cavernous sinus thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot within the cavernous sinus. The cavernous sinus is a cavity at the base of the brain that contains a vein,

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Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda equina syndrome is a serious neurologic condition in which there is acute loss of function of the neurologic elements (nerve roots) of the spinal canal below the termination (

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