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  1. Tick fever Tick fever
    Tick fever: See: Rocky Mountain spotted fever....
  2. Tick typhus Tick typhus
    Tick typhus: Also known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, an acute febrile (feverish) disease initially recognized in the Rocky Mountain states, caused by Rickettsia rickettsii transmitted by hard-shelled (ixodid) ticks. Occurs only in the Western Hemisphere. Anyone frequenting tick-infested areas is...
  3. Tick typhus, African Tick typhus, African
    Tick typhus, African: See Typhus, African tick....
  4. Tick typhus, Queensland Tick typhus, Queensland
    Tick typhus, Queensland: See: Queensland tick typhus....
  5. Tick, American dog Tick, American dog
    Tick, American dog: See American dog tick....
  6. Tick, Rocky Mountain wood Tick, Rocky Mountain wood
    Tick, Rocky Mountain wood: See Rocky Mountain wood tick....
  7. Tick-borne disease Tick-borne disease
    Tick-borne disease: A disease carried by or caused by a tick. The tick-borne diseases in the US include: Babesiosis (a malaria-like infection) Colorado tick fever (generally in the western US) Ehrlichiosis Lyme disease Relapsing fever (also called tick fever, most common in the western US) Roc...
  8. Tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere Tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere
    Tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere: There are 3 known diseases caused by infection with rickettsial agents. They are North Asian tick-borne rickettsiosis, Queensland tick typhus, and African tick typhus (fievre boutonneuse)....
  9. Tick-borne rickettsiosis, north Asian Tick-borne rickettsiosis, north Asian
    Tick-borne rickettsiosis, north Asian: One of the tick-borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere, similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but less severe, with fever, a small ulcer (eschar) at the site of the tick bite, swollen glands nearby (satellite lymphadenopathy), and a red raised ...
  10. Ticks Ticks
    Ticks: Small wingless bloodsucking insects that, along with the mite, belongs to the order Acarina. Ticks may be found in tall grass, where they may attach to a passing animal or person. Pulling a tick forcefully out from under the skin may leave the head behind. Ticks can transmit diseases such as ...
  11. Tight foreskin Tight foreskin
    Tight foreskin: See Phimosis....
  12. Tilt-table test Tilt-table test
    Tilt-table test: Tilt-table testing involves placing the patient on a table with a foot-support. The table is tilted upward and the blood pressure and pulse are measured and symptoms are recorded with the patient in diverse positions. The tilt-table test is designed to detect postural hypotensi...
  13. Time, prothrombin Time, prothrombin
    Time, prothrombin: A clotting test, the prothrombin time is done to test the integrity of part of the clotting scheme. The prothrombin time is commonly used as a method of monitoring the accuracy of blood thinning treatment (anticoagulation) with COUMADIN. Familiarly called the "pro time," the test ...
  14. Timothy syndrome Timothy syndrome
    Timothy syndrome: A childhood disorder characterized by severe cardiac arrhythmia, syndactyly (webbing) of the fingers and toes, congenital heart disease, intermittent hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), cognitive abnormalities and autism. The syndrome is due to spontaneous mutation in the gene for the...
  15. Tinea barbae Tinea barbae
    Tinea barbae: A superficial fungal infection of the skin, affecting the bearded area of the face and neck, with swellings and marked crusting, often with itching, sometimes causing the hair to break off. Also known as ringworm. In the days when men went to the barber daily for a shave, tinea barbae ...