Furunculosis is an acute bacterial abscess of a hair follicle (often Staphylococcus aureus): System(s) affected: Skin/Exocrine; Synonym(s): Boils
Frozen Shoulder is a syndrome of painful restriction of active and passive range of motion (ROM) in 1 or both shoulders.
Idiopathic adhesive capsulitis has 3 stages: Painful, adhesive, and recovery.
System(s) affected: Musculoskeletal
Synonym(s): Pericapsulitis; adherent bursitis; obliterative bursitis; adhesive capsulitis
A localized complication of exposure to cold, causing tissue to freeze, resulting in diminished blood flow to the affected part (especially hands, face, or feet)
Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited form of mental retardation (also referred to as mental impairment).
Among the genetic causes of mental impairment, FXS is the second most common cause following Down syndrome.
In addition to mental impairment, FXS is characterized by a group of symptoms that may include specific physical features, distinctive behavior patterns, defective speech and language, and cognitive deficits (1)
Food poisoning, also called foodborne infection, is an illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated food.
The illness may be produced by bacterial infection or by toxins produced by the bacteria.
The most commonly recognized foodborne infections are those caused by the bacteria Campylobacter, Salmonella, and E. coli 0157:H7 (1).
Food Allergy is a hypersensitivity reaction caused by certain foods with System(s) affected: GI; Hemic/Lymphatic/Immunologic; Pulmonary; Skin/Exocrine
Folliculitis decalvans is a rare inflammatory scalp disorder of middle-aged adults, with diagnostic overlap with perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens.
Noninflammatory soft tissue pain disorder diagnosed by ≥3 months’ duration;
Widespread musculoskeletal pain;
Excess tenderness in at least 11 of 18 defined anatomic sites
Fibrocystic changes of the breast (FCC) is a generalized term for a heterogeneous group of changes affecting the stromal and glandular tissues of the breast.
Basics Description Classic definition by Petersdorf and Beeson: Fever over 38.3°C on several occasions Fever duration at least 3 weeks Uncertain diagnosis after 1 week of study in the hospital Modifications to the definition...