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Logophoniatry studies, elaborates the functional diagnosis and treats the voice alterations

Speech therapy

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Plastic surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine

Labiaplasty surgery is reshaping the female external genitalia. This operation corrects the labia morphological alterations or appearance of the area without changing its functionality, by implementing various appropriate to each patient and the type of malformation suffering techniques. When the labia minora are too large or have an irregular and anomalous form, reduction and correction of them is performed. Furthermore, the labioplastia also raise and reshape the labia...

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Lack of appetite

Internal Medicine

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lactose intolerance

Allergy & Immunology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

Lactose intolerance is a food intolerance that occurs after ingestion of lactose. To digest lactose, the body needs an enzyme called lactase. Lactose intolerance occurs when the small intestine does not produce enough lactase. To diagnose this intolerance can be performed three medical tests: Lactose-hydrogen breath test, lactose tolerance and pH of feces. The only treatment for lactose intolerance is to reduce or avoid your intake.

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Lactose intolerance test

Allergy & Immunology, Gastroenterology, Clinical analysis

Proof of lactose intolerance is a method used to diagnose the ability of the intestines to break down lactose (milk sugar and its derivatives) when it is suspected that the substance is not digested well and causing discomfort. There are two types of tests lactose intolerance: one is performing a blood test to detect the presence of blood glucose before and after taking a preparation containing lactose; test and breath hydrogen by storage in special airtight bags for it,...

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Neurological Surgery, Pain Medicine

The spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord, so-called separated by intervertebral discs. When one of these discs is compressed, it can be fragmented and press on a nerve of the spinal cord, causing pain of varying severity depending on the location of the damaged disc. The lumbar laminectomy is a surgical procedure for the removal of part of the vertebra that is causing pressure on the spinal nerves or spinal cord to relieve pain it causes. The most common...

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Language delay

Speech therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

There is talk of language delay when the emergence and development of speech and language in children are more delayed than usual, considering his age. Generally, this delay occurs at various levels of language, especially in the expressive and syntactic. The delayed speech has no clear origin, since it appears in children who do not have any intellectual, sensory or motor disorder, so it is not related to any pathology. However, the causes that can cause a child to suffer...

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Language disorders

Speech therapy, Otolaringology, Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology

To discuss coordination of motor and sensory brain associated with speech apparatus areas, voice and language correctly is necessary. Speech disorders may be secondary to problems related to the articulation of sounds or alteration in verbal fluency.

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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is an innovative technique that involves the excision of the gallbladder using a video camera and a special material that allows the intervention to be performed through very small incisions, ie without opening the abdomen. These small incisions not only have aesthetic advantages, they also reduce the postoperative infections and the postoperative pain diminishes. As a consequence, the fasting period, the bedding period, the hospital stay time and the time of...

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Laparoscopic Surgery

Surgery, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Medical Oncology

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