Bluish-purple nodules of the skin that often bleed. These frequently occur in people who have AIDS.
Excessive growth of scar tissue on the skin.
The main protein of skin, hair and nails.
Inflammation of the cornea of the eye.
A deformity of the cornea in which the cornea resembles the end of a football.
The initial breakdown products of fatty acid metabolism. Unavailability of carbohydrates from starvation or uncontrolled diabetes mellitus increases the production of ketones. Too high a ketone level causes the blood chemistry to become acidic, a condition that's potentially life-threatening.
A pair of organs in the upper abdominal cavity that separate the body's water and waste products from the blood and excrete them as urine through the bladder.
The complex hinge joint of the upper and lower leg involving the femur, tibia and patella.
A deformity in which the knees rub together or touch each other in walking.
All terms that start with the letter K