|Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Children
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is an inherited disorder of the tissue that holds the body together (connective tissue). It is present at birth (congenital). A child born with OI may have signs and symptoms that range from mild to severe. He or she may have soft bones that break(fracture) easily, bones that are not formed normally, and other problems.
Osteochondroma is an overgrowth of cartilage and bone at the end of the bone near the growth plate. Most often, it affects the long bones in the leg, the pelvis, or the shoulder blade.
Osteomyelitis is an inflammation or swelling of bone tissue. It’s most often caused by an infection. Bone infection may occur for many reasons and can affect children or adults.
Osteosarcoma usually affects the long bones around the knee. It happens most often in children, adolescents, and young adults.
|Other Dermatitis Conditions
A detailed look at other common types of dermatitis, including description, symptoms, and treatment.
|Other Benign Skin Growths
Detailed information on benign skin growths. These include dermatofibromas, dermoid cysts, freckles, keloids, keratoacanthomas, lipomas, and moles.
|Overactive Adrenal Glands
Your body has 2 adrenal glands. They are found on top of each kidney. The adrenal glands make certain types of hormones. If they make too much of (overproduce) these hormones, they are called overactive.
|Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection) in Adults
Otitis media is infection or inflammation in the middle ear. Most kids have at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. But, adults can also get ear infections.
|Overview of Nervous System Disorders
Disorders of the nervous system include stroke, infections, such as meningitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and functional disorders, such as headache and epilepsy.
|Occupational Lung Diseases
Occupational lung diseases are lung problems that are made worse in certain work environments. They are caused by long-term exposure to certain irritants that are breathed into the lungs. These lung diseases may have lasting effects, even after the exposure ends.