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Flexikon - The flexible lexicon

Flexikon - The flexible lexicon 1 What is the Flexikon? The DocCheck Flexikon is an open medical lexicon aiming to provide as much knowledge as possible. The English version of our Flexikon has been a

Bronchial asthma

Bronchial asthma Synonym: Asthma German: Asthma bronchiale Contents 1 Definition 2 Etiology 3 Epidemiology 4 Classification 4.1 ...According to etiology 4.2 ...According to degree of severity 5 Pathop


Enzyme German: Enzym, Ferment Contents 1 Definition 2 Classes of enzymes 2.1 Essential protein enzymes 2.2 Enzymes with prosthetic group 2.3 Holoenzymes 3 Systematic 4 Enzyme inhibition 4.1 Competitiv
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CRPS CRPS stands for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Synonyms: reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, Sudeck's syndrome, causalgia, shoulder-hand syndrome, a.o. German: CRPS, Morbus Sudeck, Sudeck Kran


Edema Synonym: dropsy, hydrops German: Ödem Contents 1 Definition 2 Classification 2.1 According to pathogenesis 3 According to localization 4 Causes 4.1 Causes for generalized edema 4.2 Causes for re

Night sweat

Night sweat German: Nachtschweiß Contents 1 Definition 2 Symptoms 3 Causes 4 Therapy 1 Definition The term night sweat describes an unphysiologically excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during bed rest


Pregnancy Synonyms: gravidity, gestation German: Schwangerschaft, Gestation 1 Definition The period during which a fertilized ovum grows in the body of a woman to become a child is called pregnancy. O

Intestinal health

Intestinal health German: Darmgesundheit Contents 1 The intestinal flora and its influences on the entire organism 2 The normal colonization of the intestine 3 The intestinal flora of the elderly 4 In


Synapse German: Synapse Contents 1 Definition 2 Structure 3 Classification 4 According to neurotransmission 4.1 Electrical synapse 4.2 Chemical synapse 4.3 According to the kind of impulse 4.4 Stimula

Smoker's leg

Smoker's leg German: Raucherbein Contents 1 Definition 2 Causes 3 Symptoms 4 Therapy 1 Definition Smoker's leg is a trivial designation for the manifestation of a severe peripheral arterial occlusive

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