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ABCD syndrome is the acronym for albinism, black lock, cell migration disorder of the neurocytes of the gut and sensorineural deafness. It has been found to be caused by mutation in the endothelin B receptor gene (EDNRB).
New technologies for in vivo diagnoses of early melanoma Unaided visual inspection is not enough to detect and diagnose all cutaneous melanomas. Numerous instruments are being utilized or investigated to increase ... From Journal of Drugs in Dermatology,
by Ashfaq A. Marghoob
MELANOMA: A CURRENT OVERVIEW The incidence of melanoma has increased dramatically in the United States over the past several decades, and it continues to rise.1 From 1992-2000 it had the highest annual percent increase of any ma From Medicine and Health Rhode Island,
by Kawaoka, John C
Strategies to reduce complications of type 2 diabetes Practice recommendations * Control blood pressure to at least 150/80 mm Hg or lower to reduce mortality for patients with type 2 diabetes (A). Strongly ... From Journal of Family Practice,
by Paul Ullom-Minnich
Visceral leishmaniasis treatment, Italy - Dispatches First-line drug treatment was recorded in 573 immuno-competent patients with visceral leishmaniasis in Italy. In the past 12 years, the proportion of ... From Emerging Infectious Diseases,
by Luigi Gradoni
Malignant melanoma Malignant melanoma is a type of skin tumor that is characterized by the cancerous growth of melanocytes, which are cells that produce a dark pigment called ... From Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine,
by Cindy L. Jones
Early Detection and Treatment of Skin Cancer The incidence of skin cancer is increasing by epidemic proportions. Basal cell cancer remains the most common skin neoplasm, and simple excision is generally curative. Squamous cell cancers may be From American Family Physician,
by Anthony F. Jerant