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Acoustic neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a noncancerous (benign) tumor found on the eighth cranial nerve near the ear canal. This nerve is responsible for hearing...

Bile duct strictures

Bile duct strictures are narrowed areas of the bile ducts that can be either benign or malignant (cancerous). People with bile duct strictures...

Brain tumor

An adult brain tumor is a disease in which abnormal cells form in the tissues of the brain. There are many types of brain and spinal cord tumors....

Cancer

Facing cancer can be scary, and most people have lots of questions. Our cancer topics cover many types of cancer, including breast cancer, colon...

Degenerative disc disease

Degenerative disk disease (DDD) is not really a disease but a term used to describe the normal changes of the disks in the spine as a person ages....

Fractures

A fracture is a break in a bone. Fractures can range from a hairline crack in the bone to the bone being broken into two or more pieces that...

Pancreatic cystic lesions

Cysts within the pancreas are commonly found during imaging studies with ultrasound, CT or MRI. Most people in whom pancreatic cysts are found do...

Primary sclerosing cholangitis

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an inflammatory disease that results in scarring of the bile ducts. It is presumed to be due to a disorder...