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Causes Of Schambergs Disease
Genes: Wilson's disease is due to mutations in the wilson disease protein (atp7b) gene. Wilson's - konovalov's disease or hepatolenticular degeneration is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder in which copper accumulates in tissues like the liver and cornea; this manifests as neurological or psychiatric symptoms and liver disease. It is treated with medication and sometimes liver transplant. ...Read more
Cause is unknown: The true cause of buerger's disease is not known, but mostly diagnosed in male smokers age 40 or younger (becoming more common in women too). It is a rare disease affecting blood vessels of arms/legs--the inside becomes inflammed and narrowed at times blocking the blood flow thus killing the tissues as seen in picture here. Smoking is thus= biggest trigger. Stay smoke-free, kachita1. Good luck. ...Read more
A huge amount: Of disease states or pathologies cause nociceptive pain. Nociception is simply pain from irritation of those specific nerve cells that sense pain. So any disease that causes pain that may not be neuropathic pain, causes nociceptive pain. For example a range of examples, everything from athletes foot to cancer can cause nociceptive pain. I hope this answer helps! ...Read more
This is a term of thrombo-phlebitis of vein on the chest or abdomen. Breast disease is usual underlying issue. See this site for a picture and other info.
http://www. Nejm. Org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1313969 ...Read more
Not known yet: The cause seems to be a combination of genetics (different immune defects) and environmental triggers. The subtypes of crohn's disease may also have different immune defects, and for this reason people may respond differently to treatments. Though much more is known now about cd, we still don't know the cause. But stress and some foods can make it worse. Decreasing stressors can help a lot. ...Read more
Wish I knew: Any kind of insult to the inner ear might do it, but no single problem predictably causes meneire's. In many cases a viral inner ear infection damages an area of the inner ear that leads to a change in how electrolytes are handled in those tissues. That leads to accumulation of fluid in the inner ear, which leads to the spells and hearing loss. Allergy can play a role. ...Read more
It's a sexually disabling penile condition resulting from local scar-like tissue hardening in the thick confinements (tunica albuginea) of corpora cavernosa, leading to pain in some and penile curvature at erection for all. Usually, happens to middle aged with mean age at 53, but possible in younger or older.
Its cause is idiopathic (unknown), though maybe coexisting with dupuytren's of palms. ...Read more
Leg Calve Perthes: Disease can be isolated or familial. Avascular necrosis of the femoral head occurs in growing children. The familial type, caused by heterozygous mutation in the COL2A1 gene on chromosome 12q13, is thought to be multi-factorial, with a recurrence rate of ~3%. LCPD is commonly seen in kids aged 4-10 years, some say 2-12, & is more common in boys than girls. ...Read more
What's Schamberg disease? How to treat it? What causes it? How to prevent it? How far does it spread & where? Will it go away?
Schaumberg disease: It is dermatitis usually in lower extremity due to leaky capillaries which allow red blood cells to seep into skin and the iron in them causes the discoloration. Itching can be controlled by cortisone, Vit C, colchicine & laser can control some symptoms. Elevation of legs when possible may help Has been associated w/viral/allergy/medications / ASA/tylenol f/u w/ dermatologist ...Read more
Parvovirus B19: Fifth disease, also known as erythema infectiosum, is a common infection caused by parvovirus b19. The virus causes fever, muscle aches and headache for about 7-10 days, then produces the characteristic "slapped cheek" appearing rash on the face. This rash can be itchy and spread to the trunk, arms and legs. ...Read more
Inherited: Gaucher's disease GD is an inherited / genetic metabolic disorder that causes an enzyme deficiency. This deficiency disables the process that allows for the breakdown of a class of compounds called glycolipids causing them to accumulate in abnormal concentration in various organs resulting in damage to these organs. ...Read more
Lafora: Lafora disease, also called lafora progressive myoclonic epilepsy or melf is a fatal autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by the presence of lafora inclusion bodies within the cells of the neurons, heart, liver, muscle, and skin. Most patients with this disease do not live past the age of 25, and death within ten years of symptoms is usual. No treatment is known at this time. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: Leukorrhea is not a disease. It is excess vaginal discharge. Most often, it is a symptom of high estrogen (physiologic) such as pregnancy. It could also be from an inflammatory condition of vagina or cervix. In cases where it is yellow/green or malodorous, you would need to see a doctor since it could be a sign of several disease processes, such as a common bacterial infection or an STI. ...Read more
It can: Stress is the normal response of our body to the multiple stimuli that affects our daily living. It's responsible of our muscle to grow when we do routinely exercise and other beneficial effects. But if the stress is constant, and for long periods of time it can produce damage to our body and mind. The same will happen if you overexert your muscle: it will injure and get constant pain. ...Read more
Yes nicotine: Smoking causes peripheral artery disease. The substance nicotine causes severe artery spasm or narrowing. If you smoke heavily the effect of nicotine can be long lasting. A smoker with a sedentary life style can then deposit fat and inflammation in the blood stream at areas of the body where blood vessels branch off, like the hips and knees. This is often the areas where significant pad occurs. ...Read more