Acral Lentiginous Melanoma – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Acral lentiginous melanoma

Acral lentiginous melanoma or ALM is a type of skin cancer. It is often misjudged and goes unnoticed until the cancer cells have progressed. ALM develops on the hands (palms) and soles of your feet. About 1-3% of the people detected with melanoma develop ALM. This type of skin … [Read more...]

Cystinosis – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment


Cystinosis is a rare metabolic disease affecting children. It is a genetic metabolic disorder causing excess of fluid (cystine) accumulation in vital organs including pancreas, liver, kidneys, muscles and even eyes. If not given early treatment, such children may develop kidney … [Read more...]