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Dermatologists at The London Clinic diagnose and treat acne early and effectively so that we can prevent acne scarring as much as possible. What is...
Acute stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, injuring brain cells and tissues. Recognising stroke symptoms is crucial as peop...
Advanced breast cancer, also known as metastatic breast cancer or secondary breast cancer, means cancer that has spread from the breast to other areas...
Anaphylaxis: a dangerous allergic reaction Anaphylaxis, also known as anaphylactic shock, is an extreme allergic reaction that can be life-threatenin...
Aphasia is a condition in which the person affected becomes unable to use or understand language effectively. It is primarily a language disorder that...
Arteriovenous malformations or AVM occur at the point where arteries and veins meet. In someone with a healthy circulatory system, blood passes from o...
Atypical hyperplasia of the breast is a condition in which breast tissue enlarges and overgrows. In itself, atypical hyperplasia is benign but if you ...
Barrett’s oesophagus is caused by reflux of stomach acid and bile into the oesophagus (the long, muscular tube connecting your mouth and stomach...
Bell’s palsy is a neurological condition that affects the facial nerve causing weakness down one side of the face. Many cases of Bell’s pa...
Brain tumours are uncontrolled areas of cell growth within the brain. Although some are fast-growing malignant brain tumours, others are benign brain ...
Non-cancerous or benign breast lumps are common and develop for various reasons. The breast tissue changes every month because of fluctuations in horm...
In addition to treating serious skin problems such as skin cancers, consultant dermatologists and plastic surgeons at The London Clinic also offer tre...
The thyroid and parathyroid glands The thyroid is an endocrine gland. This means that the thyroid makes and releases hormones. The hormones release...
Bleeding in the brain is usually a dangerous event, particularly if blood is lost from a major blood vessel. Although haemorrhagic stroke is one of t...
Bone fractures, commonly known as broken bones, can be of several different types. Recovery takes anything from a few weeks to several months dependin...
Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in the UK affecting one in 14 men and one in 19 women every year. We recommend an initial screen at 5...
Brain aneurysms are caused by weaknesses in blood vessels within the brain. These typically occur at the point where blood vessels branch. As the wall...
What is cancer? Cancer is a disease of the body’s cells.  The human body is made up of many different types of cells and therefore cancer is...
Over 120 individual types of brain tumour can be classified according to a system authorised by the World Health Organisation. Diagnosing a brain tumo...
What is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the breast tissue.  The disease occurs almost entirely in...
When breast cancer comes back Breast cancer survival rates have increased dramatically over the last few years.  However, sometimes breast cance...
Breast cysts are fluid-filled sacs that form within breast tissue. They are benign breast lumps that are common and harmless and often go away without...
A bunion is a deformity of the lower joint of the big toe. It is medically termed hallux valgus. It should not be confused with medial bursitis of the...
Cancer is a disease of the body’s cells. The human body is made up of many different types of cells and therefore cancer is not a single disease...
Cataracts are a common feature of ageing, occurring in many people in their later years. They can cause visual problems and even complete loss of sigh...
Cavernomas are a type of blood vessel malformation. They contain small clusters of blood-filled globules that often look similar to a raspberry. They ...
Infections of the central nervous system affect the brain and spinal cord, usually causing swelling. The consequences of this can be serious but with ...
What is cancer? Cancer is a disease of the body’s cells.  The human body is made up of many different types of cells and therefore cancer ...
Most Chiari malformations are congenital problems that affect the lower part of the brain, near to the passage at the base of the skull through which ...
Cirrhosis is long-term, non-reversible damage to the liver. The delicate, metabolically active liver cells die and become replaced with connective or ...
What is coeliac disease? Coeliac disease is an allergic response to the molecule gluten, which is found in wheat, rye and barley. If you have coeliac...
What is cancer? Cancer is a disease of the body’s cells.  The human body is made up of many different types of cells and therefore cancer is...
There are various conditions that can be treated by using the hip arthroscopy technique that can help to preserve the hip and reduce pain. Torn Lab...
Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is  the inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin membrane that covers the inside of the eyelids and the white part ...
Corneal dystrophies are rare eye disorders that result in clouding of the cornea, the transparent outer layer of the eye. There are many different typ...
Having a deviated nasal septum is relatively common. If you are affected, your septum, the middle part of the inside of your nose, divides the nostril...
Diabetic eye disease develops in people with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes as a result of damage to the structures of the eye that result from h...
Everyone has experienced occasional dizziness, that temporary light-headed feeling that makes you feel slightly unsteady. Vertigo is a more severe and...
Dry eye syndrome, also called keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is a common condition that develops when the eyes do not produce enough tears, or when tears...
What is a duodenal ulcer? A duodenal ulcer is an open sore that occurs when the protective mucus lining the wall of the intestine breaks down. Bacter...
Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition that causes one or more fingers to become ‘hooked’; the person affected cannot straighten the affected fi...
Eardrum perforations are caused by infection or injury in your ear, and can affect your hearing or make you more prone to recurring ear infections.&nb...
Breast cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer in the world today, affecting approximately one in nine women in their lifetime. Treatment for...
Dermatologists at The London Clinic see many cases of eczema as it is such a common skin disease. Successful therapy usually involves a combination of...
Encephalitis is a swelling of the functional parts of the brain that can be caused by specific viruses or by an autoimmune response. This can have ser...