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Eagle syndrome

Otolaryngology / ENT

What is Eagle syndrome? Eagle syndrome, also known as styloid syndrome, stylohyoid syndrome, or styloid-carotid artery syndrome, is a rare disorder of the stylohyoid ligaments that connect the skull with the hyoid bone of the neck. The condition may occur as a result of an elongated or misshaped styloid process (a slim pointed bone located just...

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Ear infection

Paediatric otolaryngology, Paediatrics, Otolaryngology / ENT, Family medicine, GP (general practitioner)

What is an ear infection? An ear infection is when there is a bacterial or viral infection in the part of the internal ear, known as the middle ear. This condition is called otitis media. The space behind the eardrum where the infection starts becomes swollen due to a build up of...

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Ear neurosurgery

Otolaryngology / ENT

What is ear neurosurgery? Ear neurosurgery, or otoneurosurgery,is the branch of neurology dedicated to surgically treating ear conditions that require surgery. Thisincludesdiseases affecting the inner ear and a number of nerves that run through or near the ear (facial, auditory, vestibular and lower cranial pairs, hypoglossal, vagal and...

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Ear wax plugs

Otolaryngology / ENT, Paediatric otolaryngology

What are wax plugs? Earwax build-up, also known as earwax plugs, are the accumulation of earwax in the ear, which usually result in hearing loss. In the external auditory canal there are a series of glands and follicles that create wax, which accumulates in the outer ear, where it is removed by washing the ears. However,...

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Plastic surgery, Otolaryngology / ENT, Paediatric otolaryngology

What is Earfold®? Earfold® is an alternative to surgery for prominent ears. It is an implant which is designed to reposition the ears, and the use of an implant offers an alternative to otoplasty,...

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Earlobe rejuvenation

Aesthetic medicine

What is earlobe rejuvenation? As the earlobe ages itloses collagenandelastin, becoming less dense and more flaccid and taking on awrinkled,irregular appearance. The preauricular area may also deteriorate, with the appearance ofvertical wrinklesthat make the ear look even more aged.

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Early menopause

Fertility specialist, Obstetrics & gynaecology

What is early menopause? Most women begin menopause, which is when the periods stop, between the ages of 45 and 55. Early menopause occurs before age 45 and premature menopause refers to onset before age 40. What are the causes...

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Early pregnancy

Obstetrics & gynaecology

How is early pregnancy defined? Early pregnancy is a crucial period in the development of a foetus. It is defined as the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, and it is a time when the foetus undergoes rapid growth and development. During this time, the body undergoes significant changes as well, which can lead to a variety of symptoms.

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Early rheumatoid arthritis


What is early rheumatoid arthritis? Early rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the body’s joints. It is a chronic condition causing inflammation of the joints but the severity of the symptoms can fluctuate over time.

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Eating disorders

Psychology, Child & adolescent psychiatry, Endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, Gastroenterology, Internal medicine, Nutrition & dietetics, Paediatric endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, Paediatrics, Psychiatry

What are eating disorders? An eating disorder is when a person has a very unhealthy attitude to food, body weight, or shape. Eating disorders are serious illnesses that can prove fatal if not treated. The most common types of eating disorders are: Anorexia nervosa: When a person tries to...

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