vipoma

Vipoma

Vipoma is a tumor originating from the islet cells of the pancreas. It is usually localized in the tail or in the body of the pancreas, less often located in the area of the sympathetic trunk. More than half of the cases are malignant. It is manifested by massive diarrhea, diffuse abdominal pain, severe disorders…

ovarian androblastoma

Ovarian Androblastoma

Ovarian androblastoma is a rare hormone-producing ovarian tumor. It is diagnosed mainly at a young age. It is manifested by the appearance of acne, the disappearance of menstruation, a change in the figure of the male type, hirsutism, coarsening of the voice and an increase in the clitoris. Less often there is premature isosexual development…

anaplastic thyroid cancer

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Anaplastic thyroid cancer is a rare, severe undifferentiated malignant thyroid tumor. It is manifested by pain, dysphagia, difficulty breathing, voice changes, cough, hemoptysis, fever, weight loss, enlargement of the thyroid gland and regional lymph nodes. Sudden rapid growth, germination of nearby organs and rapid metastasis are characteristic. The diagnosis is made on the basis of…

POEMS syndrome

POEMS syndrome

POEMS syndrome is a symptom complex that occurs in patients suffering from oncological diseases, primarily monoclonal gammapathies. The main clinical symptoms are presented in the first letters of the abbreviation in English transcription: P – polyneuropathy, O – organomegaly, E – endocrinopathy, M – the presence of M-protein in the blood, S – skin changes.…

pituitary adenoma

Pituitary adenoma

Pituitary adenoma is a benign tumor formation originating from the glandular tissue of the anterior pituitary gland. Clinically, pituitary adenoma is characterized by ophthalmic-neurological syndrome (headache, oculomotor disorders, double vision, narrowing of the visual fields) and endocrine-metabolic syndrome, in which, depending on the type of pituitary adenoma, gigantism and acromegaly, galactorrhea, sexual dysfunction, hypercorticism, hypo-…

adenovirus encephalitis

Adenovirus Encephalitis

Adenovirus encephalitis is an inflammation of brain tissue caused by pathogens from the Adenovirus family. The risk of developing the disease increases with impaired immune status, at an early age, in patients after transplantation. The disease manifests itself with typical respiratory symptoms of adenovirus infection in combination with focal neurological signs, headache, impaired consciousness. Diagnosis…

An alternative for glasses

An alternative for glasses

After the age of 40, many people face difficulties focusing their vision on small objects or small print. This phenomenon is called presbyopia and is one of the signs of aging. And although it has been known since ancient times, only recently the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Vuity drops, which can…

coronavirus news

Japanese scientists: persimmon can help in the fight against coronavirus

Experts around the world continue to fight the coronavirus, which has new strains. Recently, Japanese scientists from Nara Medical University in Kashihara conducted an experimental study aimed at treating infections. Scientists have found that the tannin contained in persimmons reduces the likelihood of infection with coronavirus or the development of a severe course of the…