Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) is a rare hereditary disorder characterized by formation of polyps in the gastrointestinal tract. These benign growths can develop anywhere in the lining of GI tract, from stomach to rectum, but mainly they develop in the …

Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is an opportunistic fungal infection affecting the lungs among people having compromised immunity. The disease is often seen in people suffering from HIV, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, or people taking immunosuppressant medicines for a long time. Fungus …

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition in which the organ of pelvis drops down from its normal anatomical location into the vaginal opening. It is one of the most discomforting conditions affecting woman. Normally the organs of pelvis namely bladder, …

Phantom pregnancy is a rare condition in which a woman who is mentally stable starts to believe and experience the symptoms of pregnancy even though in actuality she is not pregnant. The medical terminology for phantom pregnancy is pseudocyesis. People …

Verrucas are mostly observed on plantar surface of the foot. They are small wart like lesions on soles. They are deep seated, rough growths mainly occurring in areas that are prone to friction and pressure such as the heel, and …