Dr. Namitha Kumar's Profile
Namitha A Kumar has a PhD in psychology from the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) focusing on the cognitive aspects of disability. She works in the field of rare, genetic disorders and currently, develops all the medical content for the Open Platform for Rare Diseases (OPFORD).
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Abdominal distension refers to the swelling of the abdomen. The distension is caused by either air (gas) or fluid collection.
Lassa fever caused by the lassa virus is a severe and fatal hemorrhagic fever.
Peyronie''s disease is caused by scar tissue along the length of the penis, which causes the penis to bend during erection in men.
Pancreas transplant is a surgical procedure involving the replacement of a dysfunctional pancreas in a person with Type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes.
Learn more about hemochromatosis or iron overload, its symptoms, causes and treatment.