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Ear and Temporal Bone Cancer

The temporal bone is an area of the skull above the ear. Approximately 200 cases of ear and temporal bone cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States.

Ear Barotrauma

Pressure differences between the inside of the ear and the outside of the ear can cause ear barotrauma or ear damage. It can cause pain and sometimes permanent hearing loss. It can be caused by scuba diving, air travel, or exposure to an...

Early Repolarization

The heart muscle is responsible for circulating blood throughout the body and uses electrical signals from within the heart to manage the heartbeat. When the electrical system of the heart does not operate as it is supposed to, early ...

Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease

Alzheimer disease most commonly affects older adults. But it can also affect people in their 30s or 40s. When Alzheimer disease occurs in someone younger than age 65, it is known as early-onset (or younger-onset) Alzheimer disease.

Ebola

Ebola is a virus that causes problems with how your blood clots. Here's a look at the disease, from symptoms to treatment and prevention.

Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram is a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedure used to assess the heart's function and structures.

Ectopic Pregnancy

A pregnancy that develops outside the uterus is called ectopic pregnancy. This nearly always happens in a fallopian tube. So it’s often called tubal pregnancy. Rarely, an ectopic pregnancy will happen in an ovary, in the cervix, or the ...

Ectropion

Ectropion is a sagging or outward turning of an eyelid. It usually affects a lower eyelid. It often affects both lower eyelids. But in some cases it only affects one side.

Efferent Loop Syndrome

Efferent loop syndrome is one of two loop syndromes" that can happen after some types of gastric surgery. In a loop syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues of the body. It can vary greatly in severity, and can affect the skin, blood vessels and joints.

Ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichiosis is an illness caused by bacteria that’s spread by ticks. The bacteria are in the Ehrlichia group of bacteria. The illness causes fever, muscle aches, and other symptoms. It’s an uncommon illness that can affect people of all...

Eisenmenger Syndrome in Children

Eisenmenger syndrome is an advanced form of

Elbow Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation

Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is a type of surgery used to stabilize and heal a broken bone. You might need this procedure to treat your broken elbow.

Electrical Cardioversion

Cardioversion is a procedure used to return an abnormal heartbeat to a normal rhythm. This procedure is used when the heart is beating very fast or irregular. This is called an arrhythmia. Arrhythmias can cause problems such as fainting,...

Electrocardiogram

An electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the simplest and fastest tests used to evaluate the heart. Electrodes (small, plastic patches that stick to the skin) are placed at certain locations on the chest, arms, and legs. When the electrodes ...

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

An EEG is a procedure that detects abnormalities in your brain waves, or in the electrical activity of your brain.

Electromyography

Electromyography measures the electrical impulses of the muscles at rest and when contracted. Electromyography is usually done with nerve conduction studies. Nerve conduction studies measure how well individual nerves transmit electrical...

Electromyography

Electromyography measures your muscle response or electrical activity in response to a nerve's stimulation of your muscle. The test is used to help detect neuromuscular abnormalities.

Electronystagmography (ENG)

Electronystagmography (ENG) is a test used to evaluate vertigo and certain other hearing and vision disorders. For this test, electrodes are placed above and below the eye. They record the electrical activity of the muscles that control ...

Electrophysiological Studies

An electrophysiologic study uses small, thin wire electrodes placed directly on the heart to evaluate you for an abnormal heart rhythm.

Embolizing (Shaggy) Aorta

An embolism is an obstruction in a blood vessel, often a blood clot that becomes caught while traveling through the bloodstream. When an embolism develops from degenerative material (atheroma), or blood-clotting material (thrombus) ...

Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy in Children

EDMD is a rare inherited muscle disease. It causes weakness in your child’s shoulders, upper arms, and calves. The disease also causes stiff joints that can’t move well.

Empty Sella Syndrome

Empty sella syndrome (ESS) may occur if you have an enlarged sella turcica. This is a bony structure where the pituitary gland sits at the base of the brain.

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. The inflammation causes the brain to swell, which leads to changes in neurological function. It results in mental confusion and seizures.

Encephalitis in Children

Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. The inflammation causes the brain to swell. This leads to changes in a child's nervous system that can include confusion, changes in alertness, and seizures.

Enchondroma

An enchondroma is a type of noncancerous bone tumor that begins in cartilage. An enchondroma most often affects the cartilage that lines the inside of the bones. It often affects the tiny long bones of the hands and feet. It may also ...

Encopresis

Encopresis is when your child leaks stool into his or her underwear. It is also called stool soiling. It is most often because of long-term (chronic) constipation. Encopresis happens to children ages 4 and older who have already been ...

Endometrial Ablation

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove a thin layer of tissue (endometrium) that lines the uterus. It is done to stop or reduce heavy menstrual bleeding. But it is only done on women who do not plan to have any children in the ...

Endometrial Biopsy

An endometrial biopsy is a procedure to take a small tissue sample from the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium.

Endometrial Cancer

The most common female genital cancer is endometrial cancer, in which cancer cells are attached to the lining or the muscular wall of the uterus (womb). Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common malignancy among women in the United ...

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