Lordosis, kyphosis, and scoliosis

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Lordosis, kyphosis, and scoliosis refer to curvatures of the spine. Lordosis refers to the normal inward curvatures of the…

Imaging Features of COVID-19

As of March 16th, so in just the first three months of the outbreak, there have been 167,511 cases of COVID-19 and 6,606 deaths, working out to a mortality rate of 3.9%. On top of that, every case of COVID-19, leads to roughly 2.3 new cases, meaning that the outbreak is still spreading. Many countries…

COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 19) March Update- causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

By now, you’ve probably heard of COVID-19, or coronavirus disease discovered in 2019, which is responsible for a global pandemic. COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV-2, or Severely Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2, because it’s genetically similar to the SARS Coronavirus, which was responsible for the SARS outbreak in 2002 (2003). Now, coronaviruses that circulate among…