Tinea corporis that has been modified by the application of high-potency topical steroids in a way that renders it no longer typical in appearance and makes it difficult to diagnose.
- Tinea unguium
People with diabetes; People with disease of the small blood vessels (peripheral vascular disease); and Older women (perhaps because estrogen deficiency increases the risk of infection); and Women of any age who wear artificial nails (acrylic or “wraps”). Artificial nails increase the risk for onychomycosis because, when an artificial nail is applied, the nail surface […]
- Tinel's sign
The sign that a nerve is irritated. Tinel’s sign is positive when lightly banging (percussing) over the nerve elicits a sensation of tingling, or ‘pins and needles,’ in the distribution of the nerve. For example, in carpal tunnel syndrome, where the median nerve is compressed at the wrist, the test for Tinel’s sign is often […]
Ringing in the ears. Tinnitus has many causes, including some medications (including aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs), diseases such as M’ni’re’s disease, aging, and ear trauma.
TIPS stands for “transjugular, intrahepatic, portosystemic shunt.” It is a shunt (tube) placed between the portal vein which carries blood from the intestines to the liver and the hepatic vein which carries blood from the liver back to the heart. It is used primarily (but not exclusively) in patients with cirrhosis in which the scar […]
A feeling of a lessened capacity for work and reduced efficiency of accomplishment, usually accompanied by a sense of weariness and fatigue. Tiredness is not a singular symptom that defines any one particular disease. Rather, tiredness can be a symptom of many different diseases and conditions. The causes of tiredness range from lack of sleep […]