Pathophysiology

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Immunolgoic diseases and conditions, and signs and symptoms


 
  
Created Feb 1, 2010
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stevencolbert

 

 
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 what is Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)
 
is a chronic, progressive disease, characterized by mostly sclerosis of the skin.
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What is rheumatoid arthritis
 
is a chronic, inflammatory, systemic disease that affects the joints 
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signs and symptoms of Rhuematoid Arthritis
 
inflammation and edema of the synovial joints. has the capacity to deform joints, and destroy...
4
Ankylosing Spondylitis
 
is a systemic, usually progressive, inflammatory disease affecting the primary spinal column.
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Polymyositis
 
is a disease of muscle that features inflammation of the muscle fibers. affects mostly the...
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Multiple Sclerosis
 
is an inflammation disease of the CNS.
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Signs and Symptoms of MS
 
Opitc Neuritis, Loss of vision in one eye , Vertigo, Diplopia, Weakness or numbness in one...
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Myasthenia Gravis
 
is a chronic, progressive neurological disease that is thought to stem from the presence of...
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Signs and symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis
 
characterized by extreme muscular weakness (without atrophy) and progressive fatigure
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Small Vessel Vasculitis
 
primarily affects the capillaries, arterioles, and venules
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signs and symptoms of Small Vessel Vasculitis
 
causes petechiae (nonblanching), purpura, erythema, ulcerations, and edema; most often on the...
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Systemic Necrotizing Vasculitis
 
Primarily affects mediuma and large arteries. 
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signs and symptoms of Necrotizing Vasculitis
 
headache, fever, weakness, malaise, anorexia, and weight loss

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