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Plantar Fibroma

Most probably, your peers are enjoying life and engaging themselves in activities such as hiking, long distance walking, mountain climbing and biking but you, you can’t. The swelling in the middle of the bottom of your feet is preventing you from having all the fun. Known as plantar fibroma, it is a small growth that […]

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Left Side Pain Under Rib Cage

The rib cage gives support and protection to various important tissues and organs in your chest, thoracic cavity, and abdominal area. Rib cage region is an area that one could experience pain for different reasons. In case of accidents, this region is more prone and an individual could sustain serious injuries that could lead to […]

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Appendicitis Pain

What is appendix? Appendix is a worm-like small organ attached to the cecum part of the intestine. Its worm-like appearance or structure gives it the anatomical name, vermiform appendix. This little organ has no function in the case of modern human beings but was functional in ancient times. However, some scientists and medical experts feel […]

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Apical Pulse

Apical pulse is found in the chest, near the heart. It refers to the pulsations at the apex of the heart.  In other words, apical pulse is defined as measure of cardiac function, arrived at by placing a stethoscope at the apex of heart and counting for a minute. The heart is so located that […]

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Spleen Pain

The spleen is the largest lymphatic organ, purple in colour, lying anteriorly on left side of abdomen close to stomach, inside rib cage. It is protected by splenic capsule, which prevents it from direct injury. Functions of spleen White blood cells present in spleen, engulf bacteria, fights against foreign particle, defend body against infections and […]

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Pericardial Sac

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Also known as the pericardium, the pericardial sac is a conical pouch of fibrous tissue that encloses the heart and the big main blood vessels that supply the heart. This conical pouch of fibrous tissue mainly acts a protective and insulating coat for the heart and the large blood vessels while allowing normal movements of […]

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