Difference Between Naan and Pita

Pita vs Naan   Bread is a staple food in many parts of the world. It is an ancient foodstuff discovered when man learnt that wheat powder, when mixed with water and heated, could give rise to a stuff that could be eaten directly. There are many different types of breads with Naan being a […]

Difference Between Remember and Recall

Remember vs Recall   Remember and recall are words in English language that are very similar in meaning. There are many who feel that the two words are synonymous and make use of these words interchangeably. However, the words are not same, and you cannot use them interchangeably. This article attempts to highlight the differences […]

Difference Between Spleen and Kidney

Difference Between Spleen and Kidney

Spleen vs Kidney   The spleen and the kidney are two important organs found in the abdominal cavity of the human body. Their physiology is different because of their different functions in the body system. Spleen The spleen is a wedge-shaped lymphoid organ and is considered as the largest lymphoid mass located in the upper […]

Difference Between Alzheimers and Dementia

Alzheimer’s vs Dementia   Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are both commonly seen in elderly individuals. Both diseases impair cognitive functions. Alzheimer’s disease is the commonest cause of dementia. Both diseases affect not only memory but also other cognitive functions. Here, we will discuss all those in detail, highlighting their types, clinical features, signs and symptoms, […]

Difference Between Cardioversion and Defibrillation

Cardioversion vs Defibrillation   Both cardioversion and defibrillation involve delivering electrical energy to the chest to alter the heartbeat. Both are contraindicated in digoxin and catecholamine induced dysrhythmias. The techniques are similar in the two procedures. There are two paddle placements. In the antero-lateral placement method, one paddle goes on just right to the sternum […]

Difference Between Cyst and Fibroid

Fibroid vs Cyst   Cyst and fibroid are commonly encountered in the outpatient and inpatient gynecological practices. Both conditions are mostly benign although some cysts can be malignant. Fibroids are always benign except in extremely rare cases of malignant transformations. Both conditions have similar presentations. They may present as a pelvic mass, dyspareunia, menstrual irregularities, and […]

Difference Between Discharge and Amniotic Fluid

Amniotic Fluid vs Discharge    Discharge and amniotic fluid leakage present similarly in most cases. Women feel an excessive wetness of vagina and/or fluid leakage. There are many differential diagnoses for vaginal discharge out of which spontaneous rupture of membranes is one. Therefore, it is important to understand that while amniotic fluid leakage may present […]

Difference Between Peptic and Gastric Ulcer

Peptic vs Gastric Ulcer   Peptic ulcer includes all ulcers occurring in the stomach and duodenum. Gastric ulcer is a type of peptic ulcer. There are two types of peptic ulcer. They are gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. There is much confusion in the proper usage of the terms peptic, gastric and duodenal ulcers. Duodenal […]

Difference Between Hyperplasia and Hypertrophy

Hypertrophy vs Hyperplasia   Hyperplasia and hypertrophy are two terms used in pathology to explain growth abnormalities in living tissues. Usually under normal physiological stimulation, tissue display normal orderly growth patterns. Under excessive or abnormal stimulations, the tissues grow out of the ordinary. Being two different pathological entities, there are many differences between hyperplasia and hypertrophy, […]