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Perkins line

Perkins line is a line drawn on an AP radiograph of the pelvis perpendicular to Hilgenreiners line at the lateral aspects of the triradiate cartilage of the acetabulum.

                                               

Southwick angle

A Southwick angle is a radiographic angle used to measure the severity of a slipped capital femoral epiphysis on a radiograph. It was named after Wayne O. Southwick, a famous surgeon. The angle is measured on the side of the frog of the bilateral ...

                                               

Thurstan Holland sign

The Thurstan Holland sign or fragment, also known as the shiny corner sign, is the small metaphyseal triangular portion of bone carried with the physis in type II and IV Salter–Harris fractures. The sign was named after the Liverpool pioneer in R ...

                                               

Ranki Oberoi

Ranki Oberoi is a Dutch Paralympic athlete competing in T20-classification long jump and triple jump events. At the 2019 World Championships he won the gold medal in the mens long jump T20 event and he qualified to represent the Netherlands at th ...

                                               

Dimitrios Senikidis

Dimitrios Senikidis is a Greek Paralympic athlete competing in shot put events with an intellectual disability. He represented Greece at the 2016 Summer Paralympics and he won the silver medal in the mens shot put F20 event. At the 2019 World Par ...

                                               

List of medal sweeps in Paralympic Games

A podium sweep is when one team wins all available medals in a single event in a sporting event. It is often a rare occurrence that often happens in athletics, cycling and swimming. Since the Paralympic Games started in 1960, there have been 44 p ...

                                               

Athletics at the 2020 Summer Paralympics - Qualification

Allocations of qualification slots are awarded to the individual athlete, not to the NPC. In December 2019, IPC removed the womens 100 m T52 due to events not meeting the minimum required criteria and the lack of competitors: there were only five ...

                                               

Germany national cerebral palsy football team

Germany national cerebral palsy football team is the national cerebral football team for Germany that represents the team in international competitions. The team has never participated at the Paralympic Games but has participated at several inter ...

                                               

List of Paralympic medalists in table tennis (mens singles)

List of male table tennis singles medalists. In the 1960 Summer Paralympics, only wheelchair users played, able bodied players began to participate in the 1964 Summer Paralympics.

                                               

Table tennis at the 2020 Summer Paralympics - Qualification

Qualification for table tennis at the 2020 Summer Paralympics begin on 1 January 2019 and ends on 31 March 2020. There are 174 male athlete and 106 female athlete quotas in 31 events for the sport.

                                               

Marie Wright (curler)

Marie Wright is a Canadian wheelchair curler. Wright helped Canada win a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in South Korea in 2018.

                                               

2021 World Para Athletics Championships

The 2021 World Para Athletics Championships is an upcoming Paralympic track and field meet organized by the World Para Athletics subcommittee of the International Paralympic Committee. This will be the 10th edition of the Event and it will be hel ...

                                               

2014 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship

Two World Wheelchair Basketball Championships were held in 2014: 2014 Womens World Wheelchair Basketball Championship. 2014 Mens World Wheelchair Basketball Championship.

                                               

Bisalbuminemia

Bisalbuminemia is the, sometimes inherited, condition of having two types of serum albumin that differ in mobility during electrophoresis. It can be seen in densitometry as a bifid mountain where albumin has 2 heads. Inherited bisalbuminemia has ...

                                               

Activated protein C resistance

Activated protein C resistance is a hypercoagulability characterized by a lack of a response to activated protein C, which normally helps prevent blood from clotting excessively. This results in an increased risk of venous thrombosis, which resul ...

                                               

Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia

The primary manifestations are thrombocytopenia and megakaryocytopenia, or low numbers of platelets and megakaryocytes. There is an absence of megakaryocytes in the bone marrow with no associated physical abnormalities.

                                               

Essential thrombocythemia

Essential thrombocythemia is a rare chronic blood cancer characterised by the overproduction of platelets by megakaryocytes in the bone marrow. It may, albeit rarely, develop into acute myeloid leukemia or myelofibrosis. It is one of four myelopr ...

                                               

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is the development of thrombocytopenia, due to the administration of various forms of heparin, an anticoagulant. HIT predisposes to thrombosis because platelets release microparticles that activate thrombin, there ...

                                               

Hypoprothrombinemia

Hypoprothrombinemia is a rare blood disorder in which a deficiency in immunoreactive prothrombin, produced in the liver, results in an impaired blood clotting reaction, leading to an increased physiological risk for spontaneous bleeding. This con ...

                                               

Platelet storage pool deficiency

Platelet storage pool deficiency is a type of coagulopathy characterized by defects in the granules in platelets, particularly a lack of granular non-metabolic adenosine diphosphate. Individuals with adenosine diphosphate deficient storage pool d ...

                                               

Primary fibrinogenolysis

Primary fibrinogenolysis is the pathological lysis of fibrinogen characterized with a low fibrinogen, high fibrin degradation products, prolonged prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time, a normal platelet count and absence of m ...

                                               

Protein C deficiency

Protein C deficiency is a rare genetic trait that predisposes to thrombotic disease. It was first described in 1981. The disease belongs to a group of genetic disorders known as thrombophilias. Protein C deficiency is associated with an increased ...

                                               

Protein S deficiency

Protein S deficiency is a disorder associated with increased risk of venous thrombosis. Protein S, a vitamin K-dependent physiological anticoagulant, acts as a nonenzymatic cofactor to activate protein C in the degradation of factor Va and factor ...

                                               

Pseudo gray platelet syndrome

Pseudo gray platelet syndrome was described by Cockbill, Burmester, and Heptinstall who reported a 25-year-old woman with a history of mild bruising and bleeding. Another case was described in Japan in 2002.

                                               

Thrombocythemia

Thrombocythemia is a condition of high platelet count in the blood. Normal count is in the range of 150.000 to 450.000 platelets per microlitre of blood. but investigation is only considered if the upper limit exceeds 750.000. When the cause is u ...

                                               

Thrombophilia

Thrombophilia is an abnormality of blood coagulation that increases the risk of thrombosis. Such abnormalities can be identified in 50% of people who have an episode of thrombosis that was not provoked by other causes. A significant proportion of ...

                                               

In situ lymphoid neoplasia

In situ lymphoid neoplasia is a precancerous condition newly classified by the World Health Organization in 2016. The Organization recognized two subtypes of ISLN: in situ follicular neoplasia and in situ mantle cell neoplasia. ISFN and ISMCL are ...

                                               

Indolent T cell lymphoproliferative disorder of the gastrointestinal tract

Indolent T cell lymphoproliferative disorder of the gastrointestinal tract or Indolent T cell lymphoproliferative disorder of the GI tract is a rare and recently recognized disorder in which mature T cell lymphocytes accumulation abnormally in th ...

                                               

Lymphocytosis

Lymphocytosis is an increase in the number or proportion of lymphocytes in the blood. Absolute lymphocytosis is the condition where there is an increase in the lymphocyte count beyond the normal range while relative lymphocytosis refers to the co ...

                                               

Lymphoid hyperplasia

A lymph node is small, capsulated lymphoid organ that is present along the lymphatic system. It is composed of cortex and medulla. The cortex is also divided into outer cortex and inner cortex also known as the paracortex. The outer cortex is com ...

                                               

Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis

Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis is an asymptomatic condition in which individuals have increased blood levels of particular subtypes of monoclonal lymphocytes. This increase must persist for at least 3 months. The lymphocyte subtypes are B-cells ...

                                               

Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance

Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance is a plasma cell dyscrasia in which plasma cells or other types of antibody-producing cells secrete a myeloma protein, i.e. an abnormal antibody, into the blood, this abnormal protein is usually ...

                                               

Natural killer cell enteropathy

Natural killer cell enteropathy, also termed NK cell enteropathy, and a closely related disorder, lymphomatoid gastropathy, are non-malignant diseases in which one type of lymphocyte, the natural killer cell, proliferates excessively in the gastr ...

                                               

Agranulocytosis

Agranulocytosis, also known as agranulosis or granulopenia, is an acute condition involving a severe and dangerous leukopenia, most commonly of neutrophils, and thus causing a neutropenia in the circulating blood. It is a severe lack of one major ...

                                               

Autoimmune neutropenia

Autoimmune neutropenia is a form of neutropenia which is most common in infants and young children where the body identifies the neutrophils as enemies and makes antibody to destroy them. Primary autoimmune neutropenia, also known as autoimmune n ...

                                               

Eosinophilia

Eosinophilia is a condition in which the eosinophil count in the peripheral blood exceeds 5.0 × 10 8 /l. Eosinophils usually account for less than 7% of the circulating leukocytes. A marked increase in non-blood tissue eosinophil count noticed up ...

                                               

Familial eosinophilia

Familial eosinophilia is a rare congenital disorder characterized by the presence of sustained elevations in blood eosinophil levels that reach ranges diagnostic of eosinophilia or, far more commonly, hypereosinophilia. Although high eosinophil l ...

                                               

Hypereosinophilia

Hypereosinophilia is an elevation in an individuals circulating blood eosinophil count above 1.5 x 10 9 /L. This disorder is distinguished from 1) eosinophilia, which is an elevation in this count above normal levels of 0.5 x 10 9 /L but below th ...

                                               

Hypereosinophilic syndrome

Hypereosinophilic syndrome is a disease characterized by a persistently elevated eosinophil count in the blood for at least six months without any recognizable cause, with involvement of either the heart, nervous system, or bone marrow. It is a d ...

                                               

Neutrophilia

Neutrophilia is leukocytosis of neutrophils, that is, a high number of neutrophils in the blood. Because neutrophils are the main type of granulocytes, mentions of granulocytosis often overlap in meaning with neutrophilia. On the contrary neutrop ...

                                               

Dyserythropoiesis

Dyserythropoiesis refers to the defective development of red blood cells, also called erythrocytes. This problem can be congenital, acquired, or inherited. Some red blood cells may be destroyed within the bone marrow during the maturation process ...

                                               

Poikilocytosis

Poikilocytosis is variation in cell shape: poikilocytes may be oval, teardrop-shaped, sickle-shaped or irregularly contracted. Normal red blood cells are round, flat disks is thinner at the center than at the edges. In poikilocyte is a malformed ...

                                               

Polychromasia

Polychromasia is a disorder where there is an abnormally high number of immature red blood cells found in the bloodstream as a result of being prematurely released from the bone marrow during blood formation. These cells are often shades of grayi ...

                                               

Spherocytosis

Spherocytosis is the presence in the blood of spherocytes, i.e erythrocytes that are sphere-shaped rather than bi-concave disk shaped as normal. Spherocytes are found in all hemolytic anemias to some degree. Hereditary spherocytosis and autoimmun ...

                                               

Sulfhemoglobinemia

Sulfhemoglobinemia is a rare condition in which there is excess sulfhemoglobin in the blood. The pigment is a greenish derivative of hemoglobin which cannot be converted back to normal, functional hemoglobin. It causes cyanosis even at low blood ...

                                               

Mesothelial hyperplasia

Mesothelial hyperplasia is a hyperplasia of mesothelial cells in serous membranes. Mesothelial hyperplasia is usually an accidental finding during examination of the peritoneum during laparotomy or laparoscopy. Roughly, mesothelial hyperplasia is ...

                                               

Bilharzial cor pulmonale

Bilharzial cor pulmonale is the condition of right sided heart failure secondary to fibrosis and sclerosis of the pulmonary artery branches. It results from shifting of the Schistosoma haematobium ova from the pelvic and vescial plexus to the pul ...

                                               

Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis is a rare, inherited disorder of lung phosphate balance that is associated with small stone formation in the airspaces of the lung. Mutations in the gene SLC34A2 result in loss of a key sodium, phosphate co-trans ...

                                               

Pulmonary heart disease

Pulmonary heart disease, also known as cor pulmonale, is the enlargement and failure of the right ventricle of the heart as a response to increased vascular resistance or high blood pressure in the lungs. Chronic pulmonary heart disease usually r ...

                                               

Solar elastosis

Actinic elastosis, also known as solar elastosis, is an accumulation of abnormal elastin in the dermis of the skin, or in the conjunctiva of the eye, which occurs as a result of the cumulative effects of prolonged and excessive sun exposure, a pr ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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