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How common is blount's disease?

Blount's disease: "Blount disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population." See: http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/b/blount_disease/prevalence.htm ...Read more

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Need expert help. Can somebody with blounts disease donate blood?

Need expert help. Can somebody with blounts disease donate blood?

Likely yes: My understanding is it is an isolated orthopedic condition, and as such would not create any potential problems. Red Cross may be contacted to answer questions: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) ...Read more

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I need help with a paper for school! the topic is Blount's disease! What is Blount's Disease? Please HELP!!!

I need help with a paper for school! the topic is Blount's disease! What is Blount's Disease? Please HELP!!!

Blount's disease: is nongenetic pediatric disorder in which the inner tibia does not mature normally. Thought to be due to weight on the growth plate. Risk factors are obesity, short stature and early walking. Prior to age 3, treatment can consist of orthopedic brace. It is not the same as "bow-leggedness", which generally corrects itself with growth. ...Read more

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What pick's disease?

What pick's disease?

Nuerodegeerative des: Pick's disease is a rare neurodegenerative disease that causes progressive destruction of nerve cells in the brain. Symptoms include loss of speech (aphasia) and dementia. While some of the symptoms can initially be alleviated, the disease progresses and patients often die within two to ten years. ...Read more

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What is slims disease?

What is slims disease?

HIV: Slims disease is the old term for HIV ( human immunodeficiency) wasting syndrome or aids. ...Read more

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What is severs disease?

What is severs disease?

Sever's disease : Or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plates of the calcaneus bone in the heel. It occurs in children ages 7 to 15, with the majority of patients presenting between 10 and 14 years of age. ...Read more

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What is buchet disease?

What is buchet disease?

Behcet's disease?: Beh├žet's disease is an inflammation of arteries (vasculitis) that often presents with mucous membrane ulcers and eye problems. As a systemic disease, it can also involve organs such as the gastrointestinal tract, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and neurological systems. ...Read more

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What is bichet disease?

Bechet's disease: Is an autoimmune process associated with ulceration throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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What is maralia disease?

What is maralia disease?

Malaria: Malaria is a disease of the blood spread by mosquito bites. It can be deadly and is one of the major areas of research by numerous agencies world wide. ...Read more

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What is bowen's disease?

What is bowen's disease?

Skin cancer: Bowens disease is essentially squamous cell carcinoma in situ or early stage squamous cell cancer. It is a disease of the skin in older patients (over age 60) occurring in sun damaged areas, mainly in women, and most frequently in the lower extremity. It can be treated by phototherapy, cryotherapy, or 5-fu cream. ...Read more

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