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Directory of Diseases (in letter X)

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Chalazion ( synonym : hailstones) - chronic inflammation of the meibomian glands of the cartilage of the eyelids. It usually occurs in connection with the blockage of the excretory duct of the meibomian gland due to the development of a local infectious process .... more

HILOTORAX - accumulation of lymph in the pleural cavity. It arises as a result of damage to the wall of the thoracic duct during thoracic surgery, much less often - with injuries of the chest, as well as due to malformations ... more

CHLOASMA - hyperpigmentation of the skin of the face. It is observed more often in women. The reasons may be pregnancy, gynecological diseases, pellagra, helminthic invasion, liver diseases, etc. Sun exposure ... more

Cholangitis is a non-specific inflammation of the bile ducts. In the development of cholangitis, infection is important in combination with a violation of the outflow of bile from the bile ducts more often due to gallstone disease, narrowing of a large ... more

CHOLERA is an acute infectious disease characterized by diarrhea, vomiting, and severe dehydration. The causative agents are cholera vibrios: the classic cholera vibrio and El Tor vibrio. Vibrio cholerae ... more

CHOLESTEATOMA EAR - a tumor-like formation that often develops against the background of chronic suppurative inflammation of the middle ear and is an accumulation of keratin, cholesterol crystals and desquamated keratinized epithelium, ... more

CHOLECYSTITIS - acute non-specific inflammation of the gallbladder, almost always caused by gallstone disease and in most cases, developing after blockage of the cystic duct by a stone. Inflammation of the wall ... more

JOINT CHRONOMATOSIS - a disease of unknown etiology associated with the development of cartilaginous nodes in the thickness of the synovial membrane of the articular bag. It is more common in adulthood and old age, it proceeds chronically for many years with ... more

CHOREA - a form of hyperkinesis; characterized by involuntary, fast, irregular movements that occur in various muscle groups. The term "chorea" is used to designate as independent ... more

CHORIOIDITIS - inflammation of the choroid proper. It develops with tuberculosis, syphilis, toxoplasmosis, streptococcal, viral infection, etc. Most often, pathogens penetrate the vascular ... more

CHORIONEPITELIOMA - see trophoblastic disease

RATS - additional respiratory sounds due to narrowing of the airways or the presence of pathological contents in them. There are wet and dry rales. Wet rales are formed as a result of foaming ... more