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Sickle Cell Anemia – Case Study 0

Sickle Cell Anemia – Case Study

Definition Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disorder on the beta chain of the hemoglobin resulting to abnormally shaped red blood cells. RBC’s assume a crescent or C-shape that decreases...

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Placenta Accreta, Increta, Pancreta

Placenta Accreta, Increta, Pancreta Definition Placenta Accreta is an intrapartum complication characterized by the abnormal implantation of the placenta. Normally, chorionic villi attaches to the uterine endometrium. With this complication,...

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Talipes Deformity Case Study (Clubfoot)

True Talipes Disorder

Talipes deformity could either be unilateral (affecting a single foot only) or bilateral (both feet are affected). Regardless of which extremity is affected, some newborns have developed a twisted foot appearance due to intrauterine position. However, with manipulation the foot can be brought into a straight position. This temporary abnormality is called a pseudo-talipes disorder. A true clubfoot cannot be aligned properly without further intervention.

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Placenta Previa Case Study

Placenta Previa Case Study

The placenta is implanted in the lower uterine segment near or over the internal cervical os. The degree to which the internal cervical os is covered by the placenta has been used to classify four types of placenta previa; total, partial, marginal and low–lying. In total previa the internal os is entirely covered by the placenta. Partial placenta previa implies incomplete coverage of the internal os. Marginal placenta previa indicates that only an edge of the placenta extends to the margin of the internal os. And the last is the low – lying placenta has been used when the placenta is implanted in the lower uterine segment but not reach the os. The more descriptive classification that includes placenta previa is in the third trimester.

Pregnancy Induce Hypertension Case Study 3

Pregnancy Induce Hypertension Case Study

Introduction: Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH) is a condition in which vasospasms occur during pregnancy in both small and large arteries. Signs of hypertension, proteinuria, and edema develop. It is unique...

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Dementia Case Study

Introduction: Dementia is an acquired syndrome that causes progressive loss of intellectual abilities, such as memory, as well as aphasia, apraxia, and loss of executive function. Dementing disorders are characterized...

Appendicitis Case Study 3

Appendicitis Case Study

Introduction The appendix is a small fingerlike appendage about 10 cm (4 in) long, attached to the cecum just below the ileocecal valve. No definite functions can be assigned to...

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Leukemia Case Study

Introduction Leukemias are cancers of the blood-forming tissues. White blood cells may be produced in excessive amounts and are unable to work properly which weakens the immune system. The blood...