Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


 

 Miss Zhang is a thirty-year-old woman who lives and works in Shanghai, one of the busiest cities in China. Today, at the urging of her boss, she visits a clinic complaining of occasional weakness and numbness in her right hand. “Good morning, Miss Zhang. I see that you have a complaint about your right hand….

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Autism Spectrum Disorder


 

 Mrs. Griffin is a software engineer who recently earned a promotion. As a result of her well deserved elevation at the company, she is tasked to venture into a new city in order to oversee the operation of the company’s new branch. She has two children, a very energetic little four-year-old girl, Jill, and a…

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia


 

 Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is believed to be a part of normal aging process in the male population due to changes in hormones resulting in an enlargement of the prostate gland. According to the American Urological Association (AUA), “about half of all men between the ages of fifty-one to sixty have BPH. Up to ninety…

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder


 

 Have you ever wished that you had a nicer nose? A more dashing smile, perhaps like your favorite actor? Or smooth silky hair like your favorite actress? Rest assured, these are all normal human thoughts. However, some individuals do cross the line of common human vanity with a psychological disorder known as body dysmorphic disorder….

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Anorexia Nervosa


 

 Let’s have a look at a scenario: Ms. Kathaleeya is a seventeen-year-old high school student who was brought to the hospital by her mother. Her mother explains to the emergency room doctor that her daughter fainted at ballet rehearsal. Ms. Kathaleeya’s loss of consciousness was brief, and once she regained consciousness she displayed no signs…

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