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What part of the nervousesystem is affected by Lyme disease?

What part of the nervousesystem is affected by Lyme disease?

Numerous parts: peripheral nerves and different parts of the brain can be involved. ...Read more

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What is Paget disease of the nipple?

What is Paget disease of the nipple?

Cancer: Paget's disease of the breast is a scaly eczema-like skin change usually near or on the nipple, which is a malignant disease and is often associated with an underlying breast cancer. ...Read more

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How is the fibrocystic disease diagnosed?

How is the fibrocystic disease diagnosed?

Sweat Chloride: If you are referring to cystic fibrosis, the standard diagnostic test is to conduct 2 back-to-back sweat chloride tests. These tests measure the amount of sodium and chloride in the sweat content; levels of 60 milliequivalents per liter or above are considered diagnostic. The disease can also be diagnosed by running a genetic test, but this is more expensive. ...Read more

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In what way is the liver is affected by multiple myeloma?

In what way is the liver is affected by multiple myeloma?

Usually not: The liver is not usually affected by myeloma however clusters of myeloma cells can rarely deposit in the liver. These are called plasmacytomas. ...Read more

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What causes diminished excretion by the parotid and submandibular glands?I do not any autoimmune diseases.

What causes diminished excretion by the parotid and submandibular glands?I do not any autoimmune diseases.

Common Causes: gland stones, infection, tumors, systemic disease, meds that decrease saliva production, etc. Regardless the cause, for the best long-term dry mouth treatment, visit orofacial pain or oral medicine specialist. ...Read more

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What is the disease progeria caused by?

What is the disease progeria caused by?

Excellent website...: For an excellent website on progeria, visit the progeria research foundation at: http://www.Progeriaresearch.Org/progeria_101.Html. ...Read more

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Is grave's desease affected by what you eat?

Is grave's desease affected by what you eat?

No: Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder with a generic predisposition. It is not affected by diet. ...Read more

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What endocrine gland does paget's disease of bone harm?

What endocrine gland does paget's disease of bone harm?

None: While called an endocrine disorder, to my knowledge, there is no specific organ/gland damage. Any pathologist can to weigh in? ...Read more

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Huntington's disease, an often fatal disease of the central nervous system, is inherited from a dominant alle, is this right?

Huntington's disease, an often fatal disease of the central nervous system, is inherited from a dominant alle, is this right?

Yes: Autosomal dominant disorder with the presence of excess numbers of tri-nucleotide repeats within the Huntington's gene on human chromosome 4. ...Read more

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What major organs can be affected by autoimmune diseases?

Almost any organ.: Heart, lungs, kidney, thyroid, brain and liver are examples of organs that are targets of autoimmune diseases. Lupus, autoimmune hepatitis, graves disease, and multiple sclerosis are examples of autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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What is the newly found breast cancer called paget's disease?

What is the newly found breast cancer called paget's disease?

Cancer under the: Nipple. Breast cancer can spread through the milk ducts to the nipple and cause an eczema like rash with a distinct microscopic appearance on biopsy. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pagets-disease-of-the-breast/ds00771. ...Read more

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Is there a demyelinating disease other than MS which is also caused by an autoimmune disease?

Immune demyelination: Yes. Best discussion go to uptodate.com I recommend using only uptodate to find medical info on web. ...Read more

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Is chronic enlargement of submandibular gland in sjogren's syndrome dangerous? Is it suggesting a end stage disease?

Is chronic enlargement of submandibular gland in sjogren's syndrome dangerous? Is it suggesting a end stage disease?

May: Give you dry symptoms, a percentage of people may have increased incidence of lymphoma so keep close eye with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is cancer is a genetic disease spread from your parents?

Is cancer is a genetic disease spread from your parents?

Great question: This great question to which a book could be written in reply. Simply, there are rare cancers that can be passed on from a parent. In general however, genetic susceptibility is passed from a parent and modified by a persons environmental exposure. ...Read more

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What is kurus disease and is it contagious ?

What is kurus disease and is it contagious
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YES: Kuru is a rare and fatal brain disorder that occurred at epidemic levels during the 1950s-60s among the fore people in the highlands of new guinea. The disease was the result of the practice of ritualistic cannibalism among the fore, in which relatives prepared and consumed the tissues (including brain) of deceased family members. ...Read more