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A to Z: Subungual Hematoma

A subungual hematoma is blood trapped under a fingernail or toenail, often due to an injury such as a stubbed toe or a finger slammed in a door.

A to Z: Syncope (Fainting)

Syncope, or fainting, is a temporary loss of consciousness caused when blood flow to the brain suddenly drops, depriving the brain of oxygen.

A to Z: Synovitis, Transient

Transient synovitis is a temporary inflammation of a joint, most often the hip, that usually does not cause any long-term problems.