Kid’s Health

Papillon-Lefevre Syndrome

What is Papillon-Lefevre syndrome? Papillon Lefevre syndrome is a disorder characterized by excessive production of keratin on the palms and soles in combination with severe periodontal destruction. The [Read More ...]

Scabies

Definition Scabies is a contagious skin disease caused by mites called Sarcoptes scabiei which burrow into the skin surface thereby irritating the skin. The disease usually spreads from one person to another [Read More ...]

Strep Throat

What is strep throat? Strep throat is a condition where the throat is inflamed due to an infection that arises as a result of bacteria known as group A Streptococcus. The main feature is a sore throat. [Read More ...]

Neonatal Jaundice (Newborns)

What is neonatal jaundice? Presence of a large amount of bilirubin causes the skin and white of eyes to become yellow in color. This condition is termed jaundice. When this condition occurs in newborn babies, [Read More ...]

Mumps

Definition Mumps is a generalized viral  infection with swelling of the parotid gland being the main feature. It is caused by a type of virus known as an RNA paramyxovirus which has a particular inclination [Read More ...]
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