Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.
- Jock itch
A common fungal infection sometimes referred to as ringworm, involving the skin of the inner thighs, buttocks, and genitals. Also known as tinea cruris. It occurs most frequently in people who are overweight and/or who sweat profusely, such as athletes. Symptoms include an itchy, red, sometimes ring-shaped rash. Treatment involves topical or oral antifungal medications.
- Jogger's nails
Very small semi-circular white spots on the toenails. The white spots on the nails reflect injury to the base (matrix) of the nail. The matrix is the part under the visible nail where the nail cells and the nail itself are produced. The injury to the nail matrix responsible for the white spots is often […]
A hospital gown. A johnny is a short collarless gown that ties in the back, worn by patients being examined or treated in a doctor’s office, clinic, or hospital. Johnnies are generally disliked by patients as skimpy, ugly, ill-fitting garments often leaves one’s backside ignominiously exposed. In British slang, a johnny is also a condom.
gliding, in which one bony surface glides on another, without angular or rotatory movement; angular, a movement that occurs only between long bones, increasing or decreasing the angle between the bones; circumduction, which occurs in joints composed of the head of a bone and an articular cavity, with the long bone describing a series of […]
- Joint aspiration
A procedure whereby a sterile needle and syringe are used to drain joint fluid from the joint. This is usually done as an office procedure or at the bedside in the hospital. The procedure is also known medically as arthrocentesis. For an arthrocentesis, the skin over the joint is sterilized with a liquid. Local anesthetic […]