Tagged: Inflammation

Catarrh – Characteristics and History

Catarrh is now regarded as inflammation of the mucous membranes, especially of the air pas-sages, together with the production of a muroid exudate. Simple though this definition is, it bears evident traces of the...

Arthritis (Rheumatoid) – Characteristics and History

Rheumatoid arthritis, the major crippling illness among chronic rheumatic disorders, is a systemic disease affecting joints with an inflammatory reaction lasting months or years. Frequently, the small joints of hands and feet are affected...

Acne Vulgaris Systemic Therapy – Oral antibiotics

INTRODUCTION Acne vulgaris is one of the most common disorders encountered in dermatology practice accounting for approximately 8.8% of total visits to office-based dermatologists in the United States in 2006 (1). Treatment of acne...