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A Rare And Potentially Fatal Disease
Dangerous Viruses: Are you referring to most virulent virus, fatal rate without or with treatment or most deaths historically? Dangerous viruses include: Marburg Virus, Ebola Zaire, Hantavirus, H5N1 (Avian Flu), Junin Virus (Argentine Hemorrhagic Fever), Lassa Fever, Crimea – Congo Fever,Machupo virus (Bolivian hemorrhagic fever), Kyasanur Forest Virus (KFD), Rabies, Smallpox & Dengue fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Great question: Rare autopsies show no anatomic or toxicologic cause of death. We must then consider channelopathies (brugada, long qt), botulism, black widow spider bite, coral snakes, anaphylaxis, the choking game, glue sniffing, takotsubo (maybe), sudden death in epilepsy, sleep apnea, serotonin syndrome, and of course unsafe sleep environment ; "gentle murder" of an infant or disabled person. ...Read more
Examples: Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Hutchinson-Guilford Progeria Syndrome, Menkes Disease, Nuclear Factor Kappa B Essential Modulator, paraneoplastic pemphigus, Kuru, Fatal familial insomnia or Zellweger Syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which?: Paget's disease of bone is a relatively benign and self-limited condition which can sometimes cause pain and in the worst case, deformity or fragility. But paget's disease of the breast is often a manifestation of an underlying breast cancer, which can certainly be fatal if untreated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No cure but treatmen: It is a relentless, progressive degenerative neurological disease. There is no cure for the disease. The symptoms include chorea (dance-like movements) for which there is an fda approved medicine and psychiatric symptoms usually with disinhibition. Any child of a patient has a 50% chance of inheriting the disease. One should see a movement disorders neurologist for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: E. Coli can cause a wide variety of diseases, from kidney or bladder infections to acute GI disease, to sepsis from a variety of sources. This will determine whether it is possibly fatal. Suspect you are asking about traveller's diarrhea. This is usually self-limiting, but certain strains of e. Coli can produce life-threatening disease, particularly if patients are treated with antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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