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What are some noninfectious diseases of the nervous system?

What are some noninfectious diseases of the nervous system?

Many: You can group them into inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, vascular, developmental, toxic, nutritional, traumatic, idiosyncratic and iatrogenic. For each category there are too many conditions to name ! ...Read more

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What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

Can you clarify?: Are you referring to autoimmune types of connective tissue diseases, such as rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis? These conditions are caused by inflammation driven by immune cells. Obviously bone marrow is an active immune organ, involved in both innate and adaptive immune function. Destruction of bone marrow from cancer, or cancer treatment, drastically effects immune responses. ...Read more

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What are some inflammatory diseases of the nervous system?

What are some inflammatory diseases of the nervous system?

Several: A classic is Giant Cell Arteritis, now considered due to Herpes Zoster. Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory autoimmune disorder. Arteritis and vasculitis associated with lupus in form of lupus cerebritis. Most infections of brain and spinal cord such as encephalitis or meningitis associated with loads of inflammation. ...Read more

Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
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What are the diseases of the immune system?

Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
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What are the diseases of the immune system?

Immune deficiency: The immune system is responsible for preventing and fighting infections. It is made of white cells. There are many diseases that affect the number or the function of these cells causing immune deficiency with resulting infections. ...Read more

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What are some examples of non-hereditary immune system disorders?

What are some examples of non-hereditary immune system disorders?

Secondary IDs?: http://faculty.ccbcmd.edu/courses/bio141/lecguide/unit5/immunodeficiency/secondary/secondary.html.

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What is the host immune response for the infectious disease: diphtheria?

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What is the host immune response for the infectious disease: diphtheria?

The usual: The immune system reacts to diptheria as it does to most infections - first w the innate immune response (neutrophils, macrophages) then the cellular response - T cells and B cells (which produce antibodies). Luckily this nasty disease is almost nonexistent in the US because of vaccination, however adults can catch it due to waning immunity. So remember to get your Tdap vaccine as an adult! ...Read more

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What diseases most commonly affect the nervous system?

What diseases most commonly affect the nervous system?

Difficult to answer: This is a broad question as there are MANY disease that affect the nervous system - both the central and peripheral nervous system and it would be hard to say in 400 characters the most common ones. A more specific question may be helpful! ...Read more

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What are some degenerative diseases of the nervous system?

What are some degenerative diseases of the nervous system?

Too many to list: However, a few include Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson's, Huntington's, spinocerebellar degenerations, motor neuron diseases, etc. Please note that the term degenerative is now considered archaic, as we have learned that many of our disorders have understood causes, and a no longer as mysterious as in years' past. ...Read more

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Can you cure diseases of the nervous system?

Can you cure diseases of the nervous system?

Many: Can cure cases of bacterial infections, some viral infections, and fungal. Benign brain tumors can be excised successfully. Most neurological diseases can be treated and controlled, but many cannot fully be cured yet. ...Read more

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Which autoimmune diseases affect the nervous system?

Which autoimmune diseases affect the nervous system?

Many: There are numerous autoimmune disease which can involve the nervous system. My advice is to google the subject and read for yourself. ...Read more

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What are common diseases of the endocrine system?

What are common diseases of the endocrine system?

Common diseases: The best advice I can give you to understand this is to go to the local library and find a readable book about the Endocrine system. There are many books worth reading. Perhaps before you go to the library you might want to read a few articles on the internet that will give some ideas to begin with. If you do follow this please let me know what you think. ...Read more

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What are different diseases of the central nervous system?

What are different diseases of the central nervous system?

Guidance: There are far too many diseases of the central nervous system to list here, but the classics are Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, strokes, Multiple Sclerosis, epilepsies, brain tumors, intracranial bleeding, etc. Best way to learn more is to find a bookstore, and get consumer book about neurological conditions. ...Read more

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Are both rheumatism and lymphoma acquired through the immune system?

Are both rheumatism and lymphoma acquired through the immune system?

Unclear: Some forms of rheumatism (i.e. Rheumatoid arthritis) are disorders of the immune system but others may not be (osteoarthritis). Similarly, lymphomas are more common in patients with immune system disorders (aids, rheumatoid arthritis, lups, etc.) but they are not necessarily "acquired" through the immune system. ...Read more

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Are the drugs you take for autoimmune diseases suppressing the immune system?

Yes.: All medical options for autoimmune disorders are essentially immune modulators or suppressants. ...Read more