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Kawasaki disease

Pediatric Cardiology

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keloid scars

Plastic surgery, Dermatology

Keloid scars are formed during wound healing. In the process, the wound too secretes growth factors and causes abnormal growth of scar is usually large and red. Scar keloid and hypertrophic scar is not the same. These are less thick and deformed.

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Keratitis

Ophthalmology

Keratitis is an inflammation of the cornea (front of the eye, in front of the pupil and iris). They are usually easy to cure without sequelae, although sometimes may affect deeper layers of the cornea and cause ulcers, which can be serious. The main symptoms are severe pain in the eye, redness of the anterior pole, tearing and photophobia.

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Keratoconus

Ophthalmology

Keratoconus is a variation of the conical cornea caused by an alternation of the internal structure of the corneal tissue. Besides being a condition that changes the appearance of the eye, causing poor vision, as it is usually accompanied by a high astigmatism, blurred or distorted vision. Alteration of collagen fibers contained within the cornea is responsible for the evolution of keratoconus, to which various treatments. On the one hand, it can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses,...

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Ketogenic diet

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Nutrition & Dietetics, Internal Medicine

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Kidney cancer

Nephrology, Medical Oncology, Urology

Kidney cancer is a malignant tumor that involves the uncontrolled spread of cancer cells in the renal tubules. It is a disorder that affects mainly to adults over age 50 and men generally. The most common risk factors include smoking, hemodialysis and other genetic reasons (the exact causes are unknown). Symptoms of a kidney tumor usually the appearance of blood in the urine, pain in the lumbar area (near the diseased kidney), weight loss and abdominal weight gain. However, the majority of...

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Kidney diseases

Nephrology

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Kidney injury

Nephrology

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Kidney Stones

Nephrology, Urology

The kidney stones are solid pieces which are formed by urine wastes. Their size varies from the size of a grain of sand to a stone of considerable proportions. You can scroll through the urinary tract and get stuck, blocking the urinary tract and causing great pain. As for treatment, they are usually given painkillers, but has caused a blockage, it is necessary to resort to surgery.

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Kidney Transplantation

Urology, Nephrology, Pathological Anatomy

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