The Common Vein Copyright 2008
Niharika Nixit MD Ashley Davidoff MD
We learned in an earlier part of the module that there is a universal equation that defines the interactions between objects.
Things interact with other things in a given environment at a moment in time resulting in a change. This change may be either good or bad – positive or negative.
When the change is bad – disorder results and the biological equivalent of disorder is disease.
There are about 12 basic disorders of disease.
3 Neoplasm amd other growth abnormalities
4 Mechanical disorders
6 Metabolic disorders
8 Immune disorders
13 Healling that has as a consequence a degree of disorder