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At 23 years old, Jessica Johnson was attending her weekly art class when she suddenly lost all her vision and began to have difficulty breathing and speaking. Johnson was rushed to a local hospital, where she underwent testing.
A male patient currently in his mid-30s was born with D-transposition of the great arteries. As a child, he underwent an atrial switch procedure to physiologically correct the defect. The patient has been followed by his adult congenital ...
The forward motion of a car crash causes an inflection point where one half of the aorta moves forward and the other moves backward, which causes the vessel to rip. The inflection points of the aorta are in the descending thoracic aorta ...
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease affecting 18 million adults (7.2%) and 9.6 million children (13%) in the United States. Many psychiatric comorbidities are associated with AD.
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Osteonecrosis can occur in any bone but it most often affects the femoral head.4 Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is often misdiagnosed as a strained groin and patients may not receive a timely diagnosis or therapy for osteonecrosis.
The USC Spine Center treats all patients with primary and metastatic spine tumors. Our physicians have a strong interest in treating patients with spine tumors as early as possible in the course of the disease. Patients can be successfully ...
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate affects 70% of men at ages 60 to 69 and 80% of men over 70. The USC Institute of Urology at Keck Medicine of USC has responded with expertise and a full range of innovative treatment ...