Internal medicine

Internal medicine is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases, that is, those that is, those which affect internal organs or the body as a whole. There is some overlap between internal medicine and primary care (or family medicine). A physician who practices internal medicine is an internist.

Topics in Internal medicine

cardiology coronary heart disease -- cardiac arrhythmias -- heart attack -- ischaemic heart disease -- more

gastroenterology

oesophagus
achalasia -- Barrett's disease -- cancer of oesophagus -- heart burn -- hiatus hernia -- reflux oesophagitis -- oesophageal pouch
stomach
cancer of stomach -- gastric ulcer -- Helicobacter pylori
small bowel
giardia -- coeliac disease -- Crohn's disease -- lymphoma -- Meckel's diverticulum -- malabsorption
pancreas
carcinoma of pancreas -- cystic fibrosis -- diabetes -- pancreatitis -- more
vermiform appendix
appendicitis -- carcinoid tumour
colon
colon cancer -- Crohn's disease -- diarrhea -- diverticulitis -- infective colitis -- ulcerative colitis -- more

endocrinology
thyroid
hypothyroidism -- Graves disease -- thyroid cancer -- thyroiditis -- more
parathyroid disease
hyperparathyroidism -- hypoparathyroidism
pituitary hormones
acromegaly -- pituitary tumours -- prolactinoma
adrenal cortex
adrenal failure -- Conn's syndrome (mineralocorticoids) -- Cushing's disease (cortisone)

infectious diseases -- tropical medicine

haematology/oncology blood cancer

hepatology

liver
hepatocarcinoma -- liver transplant -- metastatic tumour -- non-viral hepatitis -- viral hepatitis -- more
gallbladder
cancer of gallbladder -- cholecytitis -- gallstones

nephrology glomerulonephritis -- kidney stones -- polycystic disease -- pyelonephritis -- renal carcinoma -- renal dialysis -- renal failure -- test of renal function

Pulmonology or Respiratory medicine Respiratory system -- Lungs -- Asthma -- Chronic bronchitis -- Lung cancer -- Pneumonia -- Bronchial asthma -- Chronic obstructive lung disease

rheumatology




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