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Vasculitis disease.children ward in hospital
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Vasculitis

Vasculitis is inflammation and necrosis of a blood vessel with subsequent impairment of flow. It is a multi-system inflammatory disease. Vessel wall destruction can lead

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic lupus erythematosus is an inflammatory multi-system disease of unknown etiology. It is recognized worldwide and clearly more prevalent in women, especially in their reproductive

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Sjogren’s Syndrome

Sjogren’s Syndrome (SS) is a debilitating autoimmune disorder. Salivary and lacrimal gland involvement is prominent and associated with decreased production of saliva and tears. Other

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Skin disorder, pepper appearance from scleroderma, autoimmune disease male hand
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Scleroderma

Scleroderma is a multi-system disease characterized by functional and structural abnormalities of small blood vessels, thickening of the skin and internal organs, and immune system

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) involves inflammation of the lining of joints in the body. In early RA, for reasons that are not yet fully understood, inflammatory

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Heel Pain or plantar fasciitis concept. Doctor checking patient foot
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Reactive Arthritis

Reactive arthritis refers to a form of peripheral arthritis often accompanied by one or more extra-articular manifestations that appears shortly after certain infections of the

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Elderly man suffering from psoriasis, closeup on hands
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Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriasis affects about one percent of the population in North America. Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis seen in 4 to 6 percent of patients

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Polymyositis / Dermatomyositis

Inflammatory myopathies represent a group of diseases of unknown cause in which muscle injury results from inflammation. Polymyositis and dermatomyositis are the characteristic diseases in

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elderly man sitting on a sofa in the living room at home and touching his knee by the pain
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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease, marked by low bone mass and microarchictectural deterioration that leads to an increased susceptibility to fractures. Fractures are the single

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis in the United States. It affects more than 20 million Americans.

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