Panniculitis is an inflammation of the layer of subcutaneous fat underlying the epidermis of the skin. Acute panniculitis is also called nodular fat necrosis.
Myocarditis is an inflammatory condition involving the myocardium (heart muscle).
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.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a chronic, progressive and genetic (inherited) disease of the body's exocrine (mucus producing) glands which affects approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States.
Athlete’s foot is an infection of the foot caused by fungi called dermatophytes which invade the "dead" outer layers of the skin. It is also called tinea pedis.
Aortic Valve Disease entails damage to, and dysfunction of, the aortic valve, one of the four valves in the heart. Learn more about AVD and the signs, symptoms, and causes that come with it.