Antalgic gait Gait in which patient reduces weight-bearing on painful joint or limb. (Pain-avoiding gait).
Pattern of walking.
Where the ends of two or more bones meet.
A trade name for disulfuram, effective in the treatment of alcoholism as it produces aversive symptoms when combined with alcohol.
Medicines that balance acids and gas in the stomach.
Antagon or Ganirelix is used to inhibit premature ovulation in women undergoing fertility procedures. This medicine prevents premature luteinizing hormone (LH) surges in women undergoing the fertility procedure of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. LH is involved in ovulation, which is the development of eggs in the ovaries. Ganirelix may help reduce the need for follicle-stimulating hormone, which is also involved in ovulation.
Antagonate is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) legal in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): chlorpheniramine maleate.
"In biochemistry, an antagonist acts against and blocks an action. For example, insulin lowers the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood, whereas another hormone called glucagon raises it; therefore, insulin and glucagon are antagonists. An antagonist is the opposite of an agonist which stimulates an action. Antagonists and agonists are key players in pharmacology and in the chemistry of the human body."
A chemical entity that is not naturally occuring within the body which occupies a receptor, produces no physiologic effects, and prevents endogenous and exogenous chemicals from producing an effect on that receptor.
All doctors near Antakya, Turkey. Doctors who can assist a patient in Antakya.
All doctors near Antalya, Turkey. Doctors who can assist a patient in Antalya.
All doctors near Antananarivo, Madagascar. Doctors who can assist a patient in Antananarivo.
Antara micronized is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) legal in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): fenofibrate.
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Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. (DISH, Forestier's disease). Florid new bone formation at entheses results in spinal stiffness. May be confused with ankylosing spondylitis.
Aneurysmal bone cyst
A rare bone tumour which usually occurs in the teens and often in the spine. Locally destructive.
Fusion - may be bony as in Ankylosing spondylitis.
Tough outer layer of intervertebral disc.
Bursa lying medial to the knee.
Proteins produced by white blood cells. They confer immunity.
Autoantibody to component of cell membrane. May occur in connective tissue disease such as SLE or independently. May give rise to Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (Hughes' syndrome) - livedo reticularis, thrombocytopenia, arterial and venous thromboses and recurrent spontaneous abortion.
Autoantibody detected using rat oesophagus as substrate in laboratory. Presence in human serum is a reasonable specific marker for rheumatoid arthritis but is not very sensitive.
Autoantibody - marker for Sjogren's syndrome and other connective tissue disorders but not specific. Also known as anti-SSB.
Autoantibody found predominantly in patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Sjogren's syndrome.
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