Acute Kidney Injury

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is the name used for a situation in which there is an acute decline in kidney function. This decline is often temporary and reversible if treated, […]


Rhabdomyolysis is a condition characterized by massive muscle cell breakdown with the release of the cellular contents on the bloodstream and adjacent tissue. The substances released further increase the inflammation […]

Facial nerve paralysis (Bell`s palsy)

Bell`s palsy (facial palsy) is an acute nerve paralysis (CN VII) that has an incidence of ~20/100.000. CAUSES: Herpes virus activation (not necessarily associated with skin lesions) is probably the […]