Diseases and Conditions

Swollen Uvula

By on February 25th, 2013 in Diseases and Conditions

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Definition of Uvulitis The uvula is an extension of soft palate and is small-elongated portion hanging structure in the back of the throat. It is made up of highly vascular soft connective tissues surrounded by an epithelial layer. Swollen uvula, in medical term, is referred to as uvulitis. The function of this organ includes trapping […]

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Lipoma

By on February 11th, 2013 in Diseases and Conditions

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Definition: What is Lipoma? The human skin is made up of different layers. Just beneath the skin lies the subcutaneous adipose tissue. A lipoma is a growth of these tissues in a capsule form. It grows slowly between the skin and the muscle layer. Lipoma is a noncancerous (benign) tumor does not grow larger. It […]

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