Category: K

Knee Pain– Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Knee pain is a common complaint in the outpatient setting. Onset may be acute or chronic, or it may present as an acute exacerbation of a chronic condition. Trauma, overuse, and degenerative conditions are frequent causes. Acuity of onset, patient age, pain location, associated symptoms, and mechanism of injury can help to narrow the extensive differential diagnosis.

Kawasaki Syndrome

Basics Description Kawasaki syndrome is an acute, self-limited, exanthematous febrile, vasculitic disease of young children, notable for its cardiac sequelae. Vasculitis affecting the coronary arteries can result in aneurysms or ectasia, further leading to...

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

Basics Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) was originally described in 1872 by a Hungarian dermatologist named Moritz Kaposi. Description Malignant condition characterized by vascular tumors in the skin and other organs, associated with human herpesvirus 8...