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Radiation ulcers are wounds caused by the acute or chronic effects of ionizing radiation. The injury may involve the skin, underlying soft tissue, and even deeper into bones...


Raynaud's phenomenon or, simply, Raynaud's, is a disorder characterized by decreased blood flow ?" usually to the fingers, and less frequently to the ears, toes, nipples, knees, or nose...


Rectal cancer forms in the tissues of the rectum, the lower part of the large intestine where stool is stored. Rectal cancer happens when cells that are not normal grow in your rectum. These cells grow together and form tumors.


A repetitive stress injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis or bursitis, can be painful and can stop you from being able to manage day-to-day activities...


Restless legs syndrome is a sleep disorder in which a person experiences unpleasant sensations in the legs, which are described as: Creeping Crawling Tingling Pulling Painful These sensations usually occur in the calf area, but may be felt anywhere from the thigh to the ankle...


Retinitis pigmentosa is actually the name given to a group of hereditary eye disorders, all of which involve the eye's retina, the light-sensitive nerve layer that lines the back of the eye, and all of which cause a gradual, yet progressive, loss or reduction in visual ability...


Retroperitoneal fibrosis, also known as Ormond’s disease, is characterized by a mass of fibrous tissue located towards the back of the abdomen near the kidneys...


Like with many other conditions that cause pain of the extremities, Reynaud’s Phenomenon is a result of hindered blood flow. With Reynaud’s Phenomenon, fingers and toes are affected in episodic attacks, called vasospastic attacks...


Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of the joints. The inflammation can become so severe that the function and appearance of the hands, as well as other parts of the body, can become affected...


Rheumatoid arthritis in the hands is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of the joints and the tendons of the fingers, hand and wrist...


Rheumatoid arthritis of the foot and ankle is a chronic disease that causes painful inflammation of the joints. The inflammation can become so severe that it affects the appearance and function of the lower extremities...


Learn about rotator cuff repair and the shoulder and elbow specialists who perform these procedures at Northwell Health.


A rotator cuff tear is a partial or total split in the tendinous portion of the four muscles that connect the upper arm bone (the humerus) to the shoulder blade (the scapula)...


Runner’s knee, also known as patellofemoral pain, is one of the top injuries incurred by avid runners. The femur, or thighbone, rests on the patella, or kneecap...


A brain aneurysm, also called a cerebral aneurysm, is a condition whereby there is a bulging, weak area in the wall of an artery that supplies blood to the brain...