A stroke is a medical emergency caused either by obstruction of an artery carrying blood to the brain or by rupture of one of the cerebral arteries. Because brain cells cannot regenerate, lack of oxygen from blockage of the blood supply may quickly lead to cell death and permanent brain damage.
Cancer of the penis can occur anywhere along the penile shaft, but most are on the foreskin or head (glans).
Panniculitis is an inflammation of the layer of subcutaneous fat underlying the epidermis of the skin. Acute panniculitis is also called nodular fat necrosis.
Leukemia is a malignant disorder (a form of cancer) that involves the bone marrow and blood systems. Leukemia results in the uncontrolled growth of abnormal (leukemic) white blood cells.
Blood is carried from the heart to all the body's tissues and organs in pipes, called arteries and veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of those pipes.
Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune thyroid disorder, characterized by the production of antibodies in response to thyroid antigens (antibody producing) and the replacement of normal thyroid structures with lymphocytes and lymphoid germinal centers.