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What is Chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis (CNH)? (Posted late on 09/01 from 08/29)

Chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis (CNH) is a mouthful for sure! It is a common, benign, painful condition that occurs on the helix, the antihelix – the outside – of the ear. 266 more words

Elderly Care

Julian's not-so-exciting epidermoid excision

So, Julian had this pinprick of a dot of something on his skin that I thought was maybe a skin tag or molluscum or something. He’s had it on the trunk of his body before and usually I pop them and they go away, but this one I noticed was a bit different, couldn’t be “popped” and was a really odd color. 577 more words

Why do scalp cysts develop? (Posted late on 08/31 from 08/27)

There may be a few reasons why scalp cysts develop and grow. One reason may be because of milia. As I stated before, the size and shape of the cyst may vary, but the good thing is that most are benign. 216 more words

Elderly Care

No Longer Just Benign Neglect


Well, I don t know what to say. It feels to me like our relationship has been gradually getting worse, since we started living together about 7 months ago. 79 more words

Learning more and more by just being present

I have been wondering why some of my clients have these fatty-like nodules protruding from their heads. So, by accident yesterday while a client and I were visiting a dermatologist, I learned more about these bumps. 204 more words

Elderly Care

Guest Post - Meet Heather

I am really thankful that a few more people have reached out and shared their Rare Disease story with me.  I am so blessed to have this blog and to be able to share my story with others!  583 more words

Rare Disease

Why a dog or a cat has mammary gland tumor ( cancer)?

There are two kinds of tumor : benign  and malignant. It is said benign when the tumor does not have ability to attack other tissues- Metastatic rumor- but  malignant tumor has this potential to make metastatic tumor to involve other organs.On the basis of pathological study there are some characters for malignant and benign tumor which are not necessary to mention them here.Any bump on the mammary gland can be a tumor but not all of them.Female dogs and cats are prone to affect by this tumor but those who are intact have high risk for mammary gland tumors because progesterone is a risk factor for this neoplasm ( tumor). 170 more words

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