Von Hippel-Lindau. See Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome.
- Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
A chronic low-grade (indolent) type of lymphoma due to a malignant clone of plasma cells. These plasma cells multiply out of control, invade the bone marrow, lymph nodes, and spleen, and characteristically produce huge amounts of a large-sized antibody called macroglobulin or IgM. The excess IgM causes the blood to be hyperviscous (to thicken). Waldenstrom […]
- Walking pneumonia
PubMed Health.com. Atypcial Pneumonia.
1. Having exotropia — divergent strabismus — in which the eyes turn outward away from the nose. The Japanese term is ron-pari, as one eye is looking at Rondon (London) and the other is looking at Pari (Paris). 2. Having a dense white opacity (leukoma) of the cornea. 3. Having large staring eyes, like those […]
1. To move unsteadily; an unsteady motion. 2. To feel nauseated; a feeling of nausea. 3. (Of a stomach) To rumble or growl. From the Middle English wamelen (to feel nausea), from the Indo-European root wem- (to vomit), the source of the words such as vomit and emetic.
A small hard nodule produced by the larva of a fly that has penetrated the skin. The warble can be erythematous (reddened). The most common complication is a secondary bacterial infection around the warble. The usual treatment is to extract the larva by gentle pressure and forceps.