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Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when the leg veins do not allow blood to travel back to the heart.

Claudication

Claudication refers to limping because of pain in the thigh, calf, and/or buttocks that occurs when walking. Claudication may be a symptom of peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is malignant cells found in the colon or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. Because colon cancer and rectal cancers have many features in common, they are someti

Calluses and Corns

Calluses are protective pads made up of the thickened upper layer of skin due to repeated rubbing of the area. Corns are small calluses that develop on the top of the toes due to pressure or rubbing against shoes or other toes.

Congenital Hand Deformities

Congenital anomalies are deformities that are present at birth. Any type of deformity in a newborn infant can become a challenge for the child as he/she grows. Hand deformities can be particularly disabling as the child learns to interact with the en

Craniosynostosis (Craniofacial Anomaly)

Craniosynostosis is a condition in which the sutures close too early, causing problems with normal brain and skull growth. Premature closure of the sutures may also cause the pressure inside of the head to increase and the skull or facial bones to ch

Cowden Syndrome

The risk for breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, and thyroid cancer is increased with Cowden syndrome, a rare autosomal dominant disorder that is also associated with a number of specific noncancerous features.

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is a disease caused when T-lymphocytes become malignant and affect the skin. T-lymphocytes are the infection-fighting white blood cells in the lymph system that kill harmful bacteria in the body, among other things.

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome feels similar to the pain that occurs from hitting the "funny" bone in your elbow. The "funny" bone in the elbow is actually the ulnar nerve, a nerve that crosses the elbow (the ulnar nerve begins in the side of the neck and e

Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrheal infection caused by the parasite Cryptosporidium. The parasite is transmitted after drinking or swallowing contaminated food or water, including water swallowed while swimming.

Crohns Disease

Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that is a chronic condition that may recur at various times over a lifetime.

Cystic Fibrosis (Condition)

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands that produce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive, and is usually fatal.

Cerebro- Vascular Accidents (CVA)

Cerebrovascular Accidents occur when blood flow to a part of the brain suddenly stops and it doesnt receive oxygen.This lack of oxygen may damage or kill the brain cells leading to loss of certain body functions controlled by that affected part.

Cervical canal stenosis

Cervical canal stenosis is a condition in which there is narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck that further squeezes and compresses the nerve roots where they leave the spinal cord. It may even damage the spinal cord itself or change the regular

CNS Infections

The Central Nervous System (CNS) comprises of the brain, spinal cord and related membranes. Usually, CNS is well-secured against infections by tough, protective membranes. But under some circumstances, bacteria gain access to areas of the CNS and res

CSF Rhinorrhoea

CSF (Cerebral spinal fluid)rhinorrhoea is a condition in which the fluid that is protecting the brain leaks through a hole through skull bone. The leakage can occur from nose depending on where the skull bone is damaged.

Complete Heart Block (CHB)

Complete Heart Block (CHB) occurs when the electrical signals can't pass normally from the atria, the heart's upper chambers, to the ventricles or lower chambers. It may also occur when damage is caused to the atrioventricular node during the surgery

Chronic Subdural Hematoma

A Chronic Subdural Hematoma is an old clot of blood that occurs on the brain's surface beneath the outer covering of the brain. It usually begins days or weeks after the initial bleeding has started and mainly occurs in old people over the age of 60

CATARACT

Cataract is a common condition in older adults & can occur at any age in which there is clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye, that lies between the iris and pupil. People with cataract find it difficult to read, drive especially at night or

CONJUNCTIVITIS (PINK EYE)

Conjunctiva is a thin clear membrane that lines the inside of the eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball. When your conjunctiva becomes inflamed or gets infected, it is known as Conjunctivitis or Pink eye.

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