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When patients are difficult, the probability of erroneous diagnoses increases. This is because their behaviour distracts doctors and prevents them from processing clinical information ... [more]

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The aetiology of schizophrenia has until now been unclear. Researchers have now discovered that certain gene variants are associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia and may lead to ... [more]

Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Metacarpal bones
The 5 metacarpal bones (ossa metacarpalia) form the bony basis of the middle hand (metacarpus).

Classification
The metacarpals when adhering to correct labelling are numbered consecutively as a system from lateral to medial, whereby the slightly ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Lumbar nerve
Nervi lumbales refers to the 5 paired spinal nerves, which emerge from the lumbar spinal column. The associated spinal cord segments are numbered L1 to L5.

Anatomy
The nervi lumbales branch out - immediately after leaving the foramen ... [more]
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Somewhere Over the .... - Image of the Week - May 2, 2016 - CIL:42752 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/42752

Description: Confocal image of an axonal rainbow of oculomotor nerve motor axons from a "Brainbow" mouse brain, with each neuron expressing a distinct color. In Brainbow mice, neurons randomly choose combinations of red, yellow and cyan fluorescent ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Lymphatic vessel system
The lymphatic vessel system is a one-way system in the human body composed of lymph vessels, whose main function is the return transport of tissue fluid (lymph) from the periphery into the central circulation.
The lymphatic vessel system is part of ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Lung
The lung is a respiration serving organ existing as part of a pair. It takes oxygen from the breath and exports carbon dioxide as the end product of body metabolism from the body. True lungs occur in humans and in air-breathing ... [more]
Alexandra Schritz has edited the Flexikon article Knee joint
The knee is the articulated connection between the femur (femur), tibia (tibia) and patella (patella).

Anatomy
Structure of the joint
The knee joint is made up of two parts. The articulation of the femur and tibia is termed femoro-tibial joint ... [more]
Cell Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - April 25, 2016 CIL:42753 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/42753

Image of the Week - April 25, 2016   CIL:42753 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/42753   Description: Confocal image of pastel neurons in the hippocampus of a "Brainbow" mouse brain, with each neuron expressing a distinct color. In Brainbow ... [more]
Alexandra Schritz has edited the Flexikon article Knee joint
The knee is the articulated connection between the femur (femur), tibia (tibia) and patella (patella).

Anatomy
Structure of the joint
The knee joint is made up of two parts. The articulation of the femur and tibia is termed femoro-tibial joint ... [more]
Alexandra Schritz has published the Flexikon article Knee joint
The knee is the articulated connection between the femur (femur), tibia (tibia) and patella (patella).

Anatomy
Structure of the joint
The knee joint is made up of two parts. The articulation of the femur and tibia is termed femoro-tibial joint ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammation system disease, which occurs in the interior skin (synovium), of a joint and causes a clinical picture of a polyarthritis. Optionally, other organs may be affected. The disease shows an episodal ... [more]