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Could you explain what is hodgkin disease definition?

Could you explain what is hodgkin disease definition?

Curable lymphoma: Lymphoma is a lymph node cancer that falls into two major categories: non hodgkins (nhl) and hodgkins. Hodgkins has a cure rate of ~90%, while nhl has many different lymphoma types with much lower cure rates. If you had to get lymphoma, I would choose hodgkins. Best luck to you! ...Read more

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What is the definition of pompe disease?

GSD type II: This website will be helpful: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/pompe/pompe. Htm. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pompe disease?

What is the definition or description of: pompe disease?

Pompe disease: Is glycogen storage disease type 2. Is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder with muscle & nerve cell damage, leading to muscle weakness & myopathy throughout the body. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of hypoparathyroid disease?

What is the medical definition of hypoparathyroid disease?

Hypoparathyroid dz: Hypoparathyroid disease = decreased production of parathyroid hormone causing low calcium. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wilson's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Wilson's disease?

Wilson's disease: Wilson's disease is a genetic disorder which causes copper to accumulates in body tissues & may cause psychiatric or neurological sx's & liver disease. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Whipples disease?

What is the definition or description of: Whipples disease?

Whipples disease: Whipples disease - systemic disease caused by Tropheryma whippelii with malabsorption & possible impact on joints, CNS & cardiovascular system.
See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/whipples-disease/basics/definitio ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Addison's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Addison's disease?

Adrenal deficiency: Chronic adrenal insufficiency.
You may consult this site for more information on this topic.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hodgkin's disease?

What is the definition or description of: hodgkin's disease?

It is a type of Lymp: Hodgkin disease is a type of lymphoma and it is a type cancer which mainly affects the lymph nodes. It has excellent treatment and is a curable type of cancer in over 90% of the affected individuals. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gilbert's disease?

What is the definition or description of: gilbert's disease?

Benign illness: Gilbert's disease is a benign (non-cancerous) liver illness which is characterized by a slightly elevated bilirubin on blood test. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Raynaud's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Raynaud's disease?

White fingers cold: It is vascular spasm in the fingers, toes, and can even involves the nose and ears and internal organs the blood vessels of the heart or kidneys in response to cold or stress causing the external elements especially the fingers, toes to turn white. Blue and red can also occur but I like to
Emphasize if not white I can not be clear. Others may have different criteria


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What is the definition or description of: Huntington's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Huntington's disease?

Huntington's disease: Huntington's disease = hereditary condition causing degeneration of brain’s nerve cells,
leading to cognitive and movement abnormalities.
See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/huntingtons-disease/basics/definition/CON-20030685 ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Still's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Still's disease?

Still's disease: Still's disease = inflammatory arthritis with fevers rash & joint pain. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/adult-stills-disease/home/ovc-20190876 ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Gaucher's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Gaucher's disease?

Gaucher's disease: Gaucher's disease = causes enlargement of organs such as spleen & liver due to accumulation of fatty substances in those organs. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is "krabbe disease" in an easy definition?

Could you explain what is "krabbe disease" in an easy definition?

Krabbe disease: Krabbe disease is degenerative disorder that affects the myelin sheath of the nervous system. ...Read more

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What is the definition of food borne disease?

What is the definition of food borne disease?

Food poisoning: Food poisoning is illness related to ingestion of food/liquids that may be contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites or toxins. Symptoms of food poisoning may include nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, fever and diarrhea. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lyme disease?

What is the definition or description of: Lyme disease?

Lyme: Lyme is caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems.
Lab diagnosis is not very reliable, and sometimes clinical diagnosis must be made. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pick disease?

What is the definition or description of: Pick disease?

Frontotemporal: Pick disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease with dementia associated with frontotemporal areas of the brain being affected; in contrast, Alzheimer disease, typically is associated with entorhinal cortex/hippocampal involvement. The clinical syndromes are somewhat different, with Pick Disease often presenting with behavioral changes, while Alzheimer dementia starts with memory changes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: celiac disease?

What is the definition or description of: celiac disease?

Celiac disease: In Celiac disease the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten like proteins in rye and barley) in the small intestine causing damage. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Classically people have loose stool, bloating, and abdominal discomfort but more often are just found when screened for other reasons (like symptoms of a nutritional deficiency like iron or bone loss). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: kahler disease?

What is the definition or description of: kahler disease?

Multiple Myeloma: I had not heard of "kahler's disease" until seeing multiple questions on healthtap. It is multiple myeloma (mm). "multiple" is from the often seen "multiple" bone lesions (especially in advanced disease). Mm is a cancer of plasma cells [highly specialized b white blood cells (lymphocytes)] that produce antibodies. Sx are crab: hypercalcemia, renal insufficency, anemia, bone disease; & infection. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Spinal disease?

What is the definition or description of: Spinal disease?

Spinal Disease: This is a very general term. Spinal disease can occur in the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid back), or lumbar (low back) spine. Typically, patients will have neck or low back pain secondary to degeneration of the spine or wear and tear. Patients can suffer disk herniations, spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal), formation of bone spurs, etc. Pain can also be due to trauma or fractures ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hodgkin disease?

What is the definition or description of: hodgkin disease?

A type of lymphoma: It is a malignant (cancerous) proliferation of lymphocytes with unique biological, prognostic and diagnostic features. It involves mostly lymph nodes and it may be treated and cured with the use of chemotherapy, radiation or a combination of both. It is considered a lymphoma with excellent long term prognosis and high cure rates. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gaucher disease?

What is the definition or description of: gaucher disease?

Inherited metabolic: Genetic disorder with enzyme deficiency. Causes fatty deposit storage in many tissues associated with pain. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Immune diseases?

What is the definition or description of: Immune diseases?

Immune diseases =: Disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy cells. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Canavan disease?

What is the definition or description of: Canavan disease?

Canavan Disease: Is a progressive, fatal neurological disorder that begins in infancy. It is caused by an inherited genetic abnormality: the lack of an essential enzyme causes deterioration of the white matter (myelin) in the brain, thereby preventing the proper transmission of nerve signals. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rectal diseases?

What is the definition or description of: Rectal diseases?

Rectal diseases: Rectal diseases = disorder or pathological condition affecting the last 6 to 8 inches of large intestine. ...Read more

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