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Resources for Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus & Caregivers | Talk SLE
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The need for healthcare providers to effectively engage with patients with SLE is ongoing and the stakes are high. Even when patients have no complaints and no visual signs of disease, organ damage can be occurring. We've developed these tools to help both you and your patients communicate and be vigilant.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 18th, 2020 - Overview Coronavirus Open pop-up dialog box Close Coronavirus Coronavirus Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle ...

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 2nd, 2020 - Overview Digestive system Open pop-up dialog box Close Digestive system Digestive system Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both forms of inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's disease most commonly affects the colon and the last part of the small intestine (ileum). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Blog Connect with others and follow the latest advances i...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 6th, 2020 - Overview Cause of supranuclear palsy Cause of supranuclear palsy Deterioration of cells in the brainstem, cerebral cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia — a cluster of cells deep within your brain — is what causes the coordination and movement issues of progressive supranuclear palsy. Progressive supranuclear palsy is an uncommon brain disorder that causes serious problems with walking, balance ...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 6th, 2020 - Progressive supranuclear palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Specialists trained in neurology, speech pathology and movement disorders work together to diagnose and treat people with progressive supranuclear palsy at Mayo Clinic. Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic specialists have experience identifying speech problems that are a very early feature of progressive su...

Angelman syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 3rd, 2020 - Overview Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder. It causes delayed development, problems with speech and balance, intellectual disability, and sometimes, seizures. People with Angelman syndrome often smile and laugh frequently, and have happy, excitable personalities. Developmental delays, which begin between about 6 and 12 months of age, are usually the first signs of Angelman syndrome. Seizu...

Cholera - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 31st, 2020 - Overview Cholera is a bacterial disease usually spread through contaminated water. Cholera causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. Left untreated, cholera can be fatal within hours, even in previously healthy people. Modern sewage and water treatment have virtually eliminated cholera in industrialized countries. But cholera still exists in Africa, Southeast Asia and Haiti. The risk of a cholera...

Cholera - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 31st, 2020 - Diagnosis Although signs and symptoms of severe cholera can be unmistakable in areas where it's common, the only way to confirm a diagnosis is to identify the bacteria in a stool sample. Rapid cholera dipstick tests enable doctors in remote areas to quickly confirm a cholera diagnosis. Quick confirmation helps to decrease death rates at the start of cholera outbreaks and leads to earlier public...

Muscular dystrophy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 30th, 2020 - Overview Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) interfere with the production of proteins needed to form healthy muscle. There are many kinds of muscular dystrophy. Symptoms of the most common variety begin in childhood, mostly in boys. Other types don't surface until adulthood. There's...

Hurthle cell cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 29th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Hurthle (HEERT-luh) cell cancer is a rare cancer that affects the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the base of your neck. It secretes hormones that are essential for regulating your body's metabolism. Hurthle cell cancer is also called Hurthle cell ...

Sickle cell anemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 29th, 2020 - Diagnosis A blood test can check for the defective form of hemoglobin that underlies sickle cell anemia. In the United States, this blood test is part of routine newborn screening. But older children and adults can be tested, too. In adults, a blood sample is drawn from a vein in the arm. In young children and babies, the blood sample is usually collected from a finger or heel. The sample is th...

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 27th, 2020 - Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans As dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans grows, lumps of tissue (protuberans) may form near the surface of the skin. Skin anatomy Skin anatomy Your skin has three layers that house your sweat and oil glands, hair follicles, melanocytes, and blood vessels. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a very ra...

Polycythemia vera - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 22nd, 2020 - Overview Polycythemia vera (pol-e-sy-THEE-me-uh VEER-uh) is a type of blood cancer. It causes your bone marrow to make too many red blood cells. These excess cells thicken your blood, slowing its flow, which may cause serious problems, such as blood clots. Polycythemia vera is rare. It usually develops slowly, and you might have it for years without knowing. Often the condition is found during ...

Polycythemia vera - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 22nd, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will take a detailed medical history and perform a physical exam. Blood tests If you have polycythemia vera, blood tests might reveal: More red blood cells than normal and, sometimes, an increase in platelets or white blood cells A greater percentage of red blood cells that make up total blood volume (hematocrit measurement) Elevated levels of the iron-rich protein in red ...

Restless legs syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Overview Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. It typically happens in the evening or nighttime hours when you're sitting or lying down. Moving eases the unpleasant feeling temporarily. Restless legs syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, can begin at any age and generally worsens a...

Restless legs syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Restless legs syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system disorders (neurologists), sleep disorders and movement disorders all work together to provide you with the best possible care. The team approach used at Mayo Clinic means that doctors from several specialties share their expertise to identify other medical conditions that might a...

Restless legs syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will take your medical history and ask for a description of your symptoms. A diagnosis of RLS is based on the following criteria, established by the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group: You have a strong, often irresistible urge to move your legs, usually accompanied by uncomfortable sensations. Your symptoms start or get worse when you're resting, such as sit...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Listeria infection (listeriosis) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 17th, 2020 - Overview Listeria infection is a foodborne bacterial illness that can be very serious for pregnant women, people older than 65 and people with weakened immune systems. It's most commonly caused by eating improperly processed deli meats and unpasteurized milk products. Healthy people rarely become ill from listeria infection, but the disease can be fatal to unborn babies, newborns and people wit...

Listeria infection (listeriosis) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 17th, 2020 - Diagnosis A blood test is often the most effective way to determine whether you have a listeria infection. In some cases, samples of urine or spinal fluid will be tested as well. More Information Urinalysis Treatment Treatment of listeria infection varies, depending on the severity of the signs and symptoms. Most people with mild symptoms require no treatment. More-serious infections can be tre...

Hepatopulmonary syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 16th, 2020 - Hepatopulmonary syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Although hepatopulmonary syndrome is a rare condition, Mayo Clinic doctors are experienced in treating it. Liver, lung and transplant specialists work closely together to diagnose and treat hepatopulmonary syndrome. Advanced technology and treatment Mayo Clinic is one of the nation's leading treatment and research centers f...

Hepatopulmonary syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 16th, 2020 - Overview Hepatopulmonary (hep-uh-toe-POOL-moe-nar-e) syndrome is an uncommon condition that affects the lungs of people with advanced liver disease. Hepatopulmonary syndrome is caused by blood vessels in the lungs expanding (dilating) and increasing in number, making it hard for red blood cells to properly absorb oxygen. This leaves the lungs unable to deliver adequate amounts of oxygen to the ...

Hepatopulmonary syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 16th, 2020 - Diagnosis These tests can help determine if you have hepatopulmonary syndrome: Pulse oximetry. In pulse oximetry, a sensor attached to your finger or ear uses light to determine how much oxygen is in your blood. Chest imaging. X-rays, computerized tomography (CT) scanning or echocardiogram imaging can help rule out other heart or lungs conditions. Treatment Supplemental oxygen therapy is the ma...

Meralgia paresthetica - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis In most cases, your doctor can make a diagnosis of meralgia paresthetica based on your medical history and a physical exam. He or she might test the sensation of the affected thigh, ask you to describe the pain, and ask you to trace the numb or painful area on your thigh. Additional examination including strength testing and reflex testing might be done to help exclude other causes fo...

Meralgia paresthetica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh. The condition is caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, which supplies sensation to your upper leg. Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your ...

Aplastic anemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 10th, 2020 - Overview Aplastic anemia is a condition that occurs when your body stops producing enough new blood cells. The condition leaves you fatigued and more prone to infections and uncontrolled bleeding. A rare and serious condition, aplastic anemia can develop at any age. It can occur suddenly, or it can come on slowly and worsen over time. It can be mild or severe. Treatment for aplastic anemia migh...

Aplastic anemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 10th, 2020 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a doctor or nurse uses a thin needle to remove a small amount of liquid bone marrow, usually from a spot in the back of your hipbone (pelvis). A bone marrow biopsy is often done at the same time. This second procedure removes a small piece of bone tissue and the enclosed marrow. The following tests can help diagnose aplast...

Hemochromatosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 8th, 2020 - Overview The liver The liver The liver is your largest internal organ. About the size of a football, it's located mainly in the upper right portion of your abdomen, beneath the diaphragm and above your stomach. Hereditary hemochromatosis (he-moe-kroe-muh-TOE-sis) causes your body to absorb too much iron from the food you eat. Excess iron is stored in your organs, especially your liver, heart an...

Hemochromatosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 8th, 2020 - Diagnosis Hereditary hemochromatosis can be difficult to diagnose. Early symptoms such as stiff joints and fatigue may be due to conditions other than hemochromatosis. Many people with the disease don't have any signs or symptoms other than elevated levels of iron in their blood. Hemochromatosis may be identified because of abnormal blood tests done for other reasons or from screening of family...

Graves' disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis The diagnosis of Graves' disease may include: Physical exam. Your doctor examines your eyes to see if they're irritated or protruding and looks to see if your thyroid gland is enlarged. Because Graves' disease increases your metabolism, your doctor will check your pulse and blood pressure and look for signs of tremor. Blood sample. Your doctor will order blood tests to determine your ...

Graves' disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 6th, 2020 - Graves' disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team For more than 100 years, Mayo Clinic has been researching and treating Graves' disease and its associated eye-related changes, called Graves' ophthalmopathy, as well as specializing in surgery to treat both Graves' disease and Graves' ophthalmopathy. Mayo doctors see an average of more than 1,500 people with Graves' disease every ye...

Graves' disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). Although a number of disorders may result in hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease is a common cause. Because thyroid hormones affect a number of different body...

X-linked agammaglobulinemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/x-linked-agammaglobulinemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20361641

Jan 2nd, 2020 - X-linked agammaglobulinemia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team XLA can affect a variety of organs. So at Mayo Clinic's Minnesota campus, specialists in allergy and immunology in the Primary Immunodeficiency Center work with doctors and researchers in a wide variety of departments. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Analysis of your DNA can reveal whether you have the inherited gene th...

Pleurisy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 2nd, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will start by asking about your medical history and doing a physical exam, including examining your chest with a stethoscope. To determine if you have pleurisy and identify the cause, your doctor might recommend: Blood tests. A blood test might tell your doctor if you have an infection. Other blood tests also might detect an autoimmune disorder, such as rheumatoid arthriti...

X-linked agammaglobulinemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 2nd, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will take a medical history to document recurrent infections and do a physical exam. He or she will order blood tests and possibly recommend genetic testing to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment There's no cure for XLA. The goal of treatment is to boost the immune system, preventing infections and aggressively treating infections that occur. Medications Medications to treat ...

X-linked agammaglobulinemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 2nd, 2020 - Overview X-linked agammaglobulinemia (a-gam-uh-glob-u-lih-NEE-me-uh) — also called XLA — is an inherited (genetic) immune system disorder that reduces your ability to fight infections. People with XLA might get infections of the inner ear, sinuses, respiratory tract, bloodstream and internal organs. XLA affects males almost exclusively, although females can be genetic carriers of the condition....

Short bowel syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 30th, 2019 - Short bowel syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, digestive specialists (gastroenterologists) and nutrition specialists work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with short bowel syndrome. Your team may include other professionals as needed. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic doctors have experience diagnosing and treating ulcerative colitis...

Short bowel syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 30th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose short bowel syndrome, your doctor may recommend blood or stool tests to measure nutrient levels. Other tests may include imaging procedures, such as an X-ray with a contrast material (barium X-ray), computerized tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and CT or MR enterography, that can show obstructions or changes to the intestines. Treatment Your treatmen...

Short bowel syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 30th, 2019 - Overview Short bowel syndrome is a condition in which your body is unable to absorb enough nutrients from the foods you eat because you don't have enough small intestine. The small intestine is where the majority of the nutrients you eat are absorbed into your body during digestion. Short bowel syndrome can occur when: Portions of the small intestine have been surgically removed. Conditions tha...

Asbestosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 26th, 2019 - Diagnosis Asbestosis can be difficult to diagnose because its signs and symptoms are similar to those of many other types of respiratory diseases. Physical exam As part of your evaluation, your doctor discusses your health history, occupation and exposure risk to asbestos. During a physical exam, your doctor uses a stethoscope to listen carefully to your lungs to determine if they make a crackl...

Asbestosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 26th, 2019 - Overview Bronchioles and alveoli in the lungs Bronchioles and alveoli in the lungs In your lungs, the main airways (bronchi) branch off into smaller and smaller passageways — the smallest, called bronchioles, lead to tiny air sacs (alveoli). Asbestosis (as-bes-TOE-sis) is a chronic lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos fibers. Prolonged exposure to these fibers can cause lung tissue scarring...

Crohn's disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 23rd, 2019 - Crohn's disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, a wide array of specialists with expertise in digestive diseases (gastroenterology), surgery, pathology, radiology and nutrition care work together to provide the care you need for Crohn's disease. Mayo's collaborative approach means a wide array of specialists work with you and your personal physician so that you'll...

Ulcerative colitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 23rd, 2019 - Overview Colon and rectum Colon and rectum The colon, also called the large intestine, is a long, tubelike organ in your abdomen. The colon carries waste to be expelled from the body. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Blog Connect with others and follow the latest advances in treating Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis on Mayo Clinic Connect. Ulcerative colitis (UL-sur-uh-tiv koe-LIE-tis) is an...

Crohn's disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 23rd, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will likely diagnose Crohn's disease only after ruling out other possible causes for your signs and symptoms. There is no one test to diagnose Crohn's disease. Your doctor will likely use a combination of tests to help confirm a diagnosis of Crohn's disease, including: Blood tests Tests for anemia or infection. Your doctor may suggest blood tests to check for anemia — a co...

Crohn's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/crohns-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353304

Dec 23rd, 2019 - Overview Colon and rectum Colon and rectum The colon, also called the large intestine, is a long, tubelike organ in your abdomen. The colon carries waste to be expelled from the body. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Blog Connect with others and follow the latest advances in treating Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis on Mayo Clinic Connect. Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IB...

Cryoglobulinemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 19th, 2019 - Cryoglobulinemia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A multispecialty team of experts works together to develop a treatment plan based on your needs. Your treatment team may include specialists in blood (hematologists), connective tissue and arthritis (rheumatologists), liver diseases (hepatologists), the nervous system (neurologists), the kidneys (nephrologists), and other areas as ...

Cryoglobulinemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 19th, 2019 - Overview Cryoglobulins are abnormal proteins in the blood. If you have cryoglobulinemia (kry-o-glob-u-lih-NEE-me-uh), these proteins may clump together at temperatures below 98.6 F (37 C). These gelatinous protein clumps can impede your blood circulation, which can damage your skin, joints, nerves and organs — particularly your kidneys and liver. Cryoglobulinemia care at Mayo Clinic Symptoms Sy...

Cryoglobulinemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of cryoglobulinemia involves a blood test in which the sample must be kept at normal body temperature, 98.6 F (37 C), for a period of time before being cooled. Inaccurate test results can occur if the blood sample isn't handled properly. Treatment Depending on the underlying cause of cryoglobulinemia, treatment may include medications that suppress the immune system or fight...

Syringomyelia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your medical history and do a complete physical examination. In some cases, syringomyelia might be discovered incidentally during a spine MRI or CT scan conducted for other reasons. If your doctor suspects syringomyelia, you'll likely undergo tests such as: MRI. An MRI of your spine and spinal cord is the most reliable tool for diagnosing syringomyelia. An M...

Spina bifida - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis If you're pregnant, you'll be offered prenatal screening tests to check for spina bifida and other birth defects. The tests aren't perfect. Some mothers who have positive blood tests have babies without spina bifida. Even if the results are negative, there's still a small chance that spina bifida is present. Talk to your doctor about prenatal testing, its risks and how you might handl...

Syringomyelia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 16th, 2019 - Overview Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia develops when cerebrospinal fluid, which usually flows around the outside of your brain and spinal cord, collects inside your spinal cord and forms a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx). Syringomyelia (sih-ring-go-my-E-lee-uh) is the development of a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx) within your...

Spina bifida - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 16th, 2019 - Spina bifida care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic's pediatric experts provide the highest quality care for children with spina bifida and any complications. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, you can expect the best care from our multispecialty team of pediatric experts on spina bifida. Depending on age and individual needs, the team of experts may include pediatric or adult specialists in n...

Spina bifida - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 16th, 2019 - Overview Spina bifida is a birth defect that occurs when the spine and spinal cord don't form properly. It's a type of neural tube defect. The neural tube is the structure in a developing embryo that eventually becomes the baby's brain, spinal cord and the tissues that enclose them. Normally, the neural tube forms early in pregnancy and it closes by the 28th day after conception. In babies with...

Pancreatic cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 12th, 2019 - Pancreatic cancer care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic experts provide comprehensive care for people with pancreatic cancer. Your team may include specialists in surgery, gastroenterology, radiology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, nutrition and other areas if needed. Doctors from these specialties work together with you to understand your specific needs a...

Pancreatic cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis Pancreatic ultrasound Pancreatic ultrasound During an endoscopic ultrasound of the pancreas, your doctor inserts a thin, flexible tube (endoscope) down your throat and into your abdomen. An ultrasound device at the end of the tube emits sound waves that generate images of your pancreas and nearby tissues. If your doctor suspects pancreatic cancer, he or she may have you undergo one or...

Craniosynostosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 12th, 2019 - Overview Cranial sutures and fontanels Cranial sutures and fontanels Joints made of strong, fibrous tissue (cranial sutures) hold the bones of your baby's skull together. The sutures meet at the fontanels, the soft spots on your baby's head. The sutures remain flexible during infancy, allowing the skull to expand as the brain grows. The largest fontanel is at the front (anterior). Children's Ce...

Pancreatic cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 12th, 2019 - Overview The pancreas in the digestive system The pancreas in the digestive system The pancreas is a long, flat gland that lies horizontally behind your stomach. It has a role in digestion and in regulating the level of sugar in your blood. Pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the pancreas. Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pan...

Craniosynostosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis Craniosynostosis requires evaluation by specialists, such as a pediatric neurosurgeon or a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Diagnosis of craniosynostosis may include: Physical exam. Your doctor will feel your baby's head for abnormalities such as suture ridges, and look for facial deformities. Imaging studies. A computerized tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance ...

Craniosynostosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 12th, 2019 - Craniosynostosis Care at Mayo Clinic Craniosynostosis – Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic's Children's Center in Minnesota, highly skilled experts in the Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic include specialists in neurosurgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, genetic and hereditary conditions (clinical genomics), medical social services, and pediatric rehabilitation. The types ...

Transverse myelitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 11th, 2019 - Overview Transverse myelitis is an inflammation of both sides of one section of the spinal cord. This neurological disorder often damages the insulating material covering nerve cell fibers (myelin). Transverse myelitis interrupts the messages that the spinal cord nerves send throughout the body. This can cause pain, muscle weakness, paralysis, sensory problems, or bladder and bowel dysfunction....

Transverse myelitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis A doctor will diagnose transverse myelitis based on your answers to questions about your signs and symptoms, your medical history, a clinical assessment of nerve function, and test results. These tests, which may indicate inflammation of the spinal cord and rule out other disorders, include the following: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create...

Corticobasal degeneration - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration is made based on your signs and symptoms. However, your signs and symptoms could be due to another degenerative disease such as progressive supranuclear palsy, Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Researchers are looking at whether positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computerized tomograph...

Corticobasal degeneration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 10th, 2019 - Overview Corticobasal degeneration is a rare disease in which areas of your brain shrink and your nerve cells degenerate and die over time. The disease affects the area of the brain that processes information and brain structures that control movement. This degeneration results in growing difficulty in movement on one or both sides of your body. The condition may cause you to have poor coordina...

Corticobasal degeneration - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 10th, 2019 - Corticobasal degeneration care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), nervous system conditions and psychological conditions (neuropsychologists), nervous system conditions and radiology (neuroradiologists), speech and language (speech-language pathologists), mental health conditions (psychiat...

Optic neuritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis You're likely to see an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis, which is generally based on your medical history and an exam. The ophthalmologist likely will perform the following eye tests: A routine eye exam. Your eye doctor will check your vision and your ability to perceive colors and measure your side (peripheral) vision. Ophthalmoscopy. During this examination, your doctor shines a bri...

Optic neuritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 9th, 2019 - Overview Optic nerve Optic nerve The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that serves as the communication cable between your eyes and your brain. The nerve fibers have a special coating called myelin. Optic neuritis occurs when swelling (inflammation) damages the covering (myelin) of the optic nerve. The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that transmits visual information from your eye...

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 6th, 2019 - Overview Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) are a group of cancers that can occur in the hormone-producing cells of the pancreas. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, also known as islet cell cancers, are very rare. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors begin in small hormone-producing cells (islet cells) normally found in your pancreas. Some pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor cells continue to secre...

Rabies - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis At the time a rabid animal bites you, there's no way to know whether the animal has transmitted the rabies virus to you. For this reason, treatment to prevent the rabies virus from infecting your body is recommended if the doctor thinks there's a chance you have been exposed to the virus. Treatment Once a rabies infection is established, there's no effective treatment. Though a small ...

Osteosarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose osteosarcoma, the doctor may begin with a physical exam to better understand the symptoms. Imaging tests Imaging tests help your doctor investigate your bone symptoms, look for cancer and look for signs that the cancer has spread. Imaging tests may include: X-ray Computerized tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Positron emission tomography (PET) Bone scan Remo...

Oral lichen planus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Overview Oral lichen planus Oral lichen planus This white lacelike patch on the interior surface of the cheek is typical for oral lichen planus. Oral lichen planus (LIE-kun PLAY-nus) is an ongoing (chronic) inflammatory condition that affects mucous membranes inside your mouth. Oral lichen planus may appear as white, lacy patches; red, swollen tissues; or open sores. These lesions may cause bur...

Oral lichen planus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor makes a diagnosis of oral lichen planus based on: Discussion of your medical and dental history and the medications you're taking Review of symptoms, including lesions in your mouth and any other places on your body Examination of your mouth, and other areas as appropriate He or she also may request lab tests such as: Biopsy. A small tissue sample is taken from one or more...

Osteosarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Overview Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma, the most common type of bone cancer, often starts in the long bones — the legs or the arms — but it can occur in any bone. Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer that begins in the cells that form bones. Osteosarcoma is most often found in the long bones — more often the legs, but sometimes the arms — but it can start in any bone. In very rare ins...

Osteosarcoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Osteosarcoma care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts are known for the highest quality expertise and resources to meet the needs of children and adults with osteosarcoma. Our experienced sarcoma teams care for hundreds of people each year who have various types of sarcoma. Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's pediatric cancer specialists come together as a team to create a customized treatm...

Rabies - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Overview Rabies is a deadly virus spread to people from the saliva of infected animals. The rabies virus is usually transmitted through a bite. Animals most likely to transmit rabies in the United States include bats, coyotes, foxes, raccoons and skunks. In developing countries of Africa and Southeast Asia, stray dogs are the most likely to spread rabies to people. Once a person begins showing ...

Sheehan's syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 25th, 2019 - Overview Pituitary gland and hypothalamus Pituitary gland and hypothalamus The pituitary gland and the hypothalamus are located within the brain and control hormone production. Sheehan's syndrome is a condition that affects women who lose a life-threatening amount of blood in childbirth or who have severe low blood pressure during or after childbirth, which can deprive the body of oxygen. This ...

Thalassemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Most children with moderate to severe thalassemia show signs and symptoms within their first two years of life. If your doctor suspects your child has thalassemia, he or she can confirm a diagnosis with blood tests. Blood tests can reveal the number of red blood cells and abnormalities in size, shape or color. Blood tests can also be used for DNA analysis to look for mutated genes. Pr...

Head and neck cancers - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 21st, 2019 - Head and neck cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with head and neck cancers, including those with: Skull base tumors Pituitary tumors Esthesioneuroblastoma Nasopharyngeal cancer Nasal cavity cancer Paranasal sinus cancer Floor of mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Salivary gland cancer Tongue cancer Soft palate cancer Tonsil cancer ...

Thalassemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 21st, 2019 - Overview Thalassemia (thal-uh-SEE-me-uh) is an inherited blood disorder that causes your body to have less hemoglobin than normal. Hemoglobin enables red blood cells to carry oxygen. Thalassemia can cause anemia, leaving you fatigued. If you have mild thalassemia, you might not need treatment. But more severe forms might require regular blood transfusions. You can take steps to cope with fatigu...

Broken heart syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects you have broken heart syndrome, he or she will use these exams and tests to make a diagnosis: Personal history and physical exam. In addition to a standard physical exam, your doctor will want to know about your medical history, especially whether you've ever had heart disease symptoms. People who have broken heart syndrome usually don't have any heart disease ...

Broken heart syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 13th, 2019 - Overview Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition that's often brought on by stressful situations and extreme emotions. The condition can also be triggered by a serious physical illness or surgery. It may also be called stress cardiomyopathy, takotsubo cardiomyopathy or apical ballooning syndrome. People with broken heart syndrome may have sudden chest pain or think they're having a...

Iritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2019 - Overview Eye with uvea Eye with uvea The uvea is a layer of tissue beneath the white of the eye (sclera). It has three parts: the iris, which is the colored part of the eye; the ciliary body, which secretes the transparent liquid (aqueous humor) into the eye; and the choroid layer, which is the layer of blood vessels and connective tissue between the sclera and the retina. Iritis (i-RYE-tis) is...

Ankylosing spondylitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 7th, 2019 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor might ask you to bend in different directions to test the range of motion in your spine. He or she might try to reproduce your pain by pressing on specific portions of your pelvis or by moving your legs into a particular position. Also, your doctor might ask you to take a deep breath to see if you have difficulty expanding your chest. Imaging test...

Ankylosing spondylitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 7th, 2019 - Overview Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis As ankylosing spondylitis worsens, new bone forms as part of the body's attempt to heal. The new bone gradually bridges the gap between vertebrae and eventually fuses sections of vertebrae together. Fused vertebrae can flatten the natural curves of your spine and force it into an inflexible, hunched posture. Ankylosing spondylitis is an inf...

Sclerosing mesenteritis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 6th, 2019 - Sclerosing mesenteritis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, digestive disease specialists (gastroenterologists), radiologists, pathologists and surgeons work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with sclerosing mesenteritis. Other professionals are included as needed. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of yo...

Sclerosing mesenteritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 6th, 2019 - Overview Mesentery Mesentery The mesentery is a fold of membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall and holds it in place. Sclerosing mesenteritis, also called mesenteric panniculitis, occurs when the tissue (mesentery) that holds the small intestines in place becomes inflamed and forms scar tissue. Sclerosing mesenteritis is rare, and it's not clear what causes it. Sclerosing me...

Sclerosing mesenteritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 6th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose sclerosing mesenteritis include: Physical exam. During a physical exam, your doctor will look for clues that may help determine your diagnosis. For instance, sclerosing mesenteritis often forms a mass in your upper abdomen that can be felt during a physical exam. Imaging tests. Imaging tests of your abdomen may reveal sclerosing mesenteritis. Imag...

Frontotemporal dementia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 4th, 2019 - Frontotemporal dementia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Teamwork At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), nervous system and mental health conditions (neuropsychologists), nervous system conditions and radiology (neuroradiologists), speech and language (speech-language pathologists), sleep medicine, and physical medicine a...

Frontotemporal dementia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 4th, 2019 - Overview Frontotemporal dementia is an umbrella term for a group of uncommon brain disorders that primarily affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. These areas of the brain are generally associated with personality, behavior and language. In frontotemporal dementia, portions of these lobes shrink (atrophy). Signs and symptoms vary, depending on which part of the brain is affected. S...

Frontotemporal dementia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis There's no single test for frontotemporal dementia. Doctors look for signs and symptoms of the disease and try to exclude other possible causes. The disorder can be especially challenging to diagnose early because symptoms of frontotemporal dementia often overlap with those of other conditions. Blood tests To help rule out other conditions, such as liver or kidney disease, your doctor...

Kawasaki disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 30th, 2019 - Diagnosis There's no specific test available to diagnose Kawasaki disease. Diagnosis involves ruling out other diseases that cause similar signs and symptoms, including: Scarlet fever, which is caused by streptococcal bacteria and results in fever, rash, chills and sore throat Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a disorder of the mucous membranes Toxic shock syndrome Measles...

Kawasaki disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 30th, 2019 - Kawasaki disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. At Mayo Clinic, a team of doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular medicine, cardiovascular surgery and infectious diseases, and others care for children who have Kawasaki disease. Diagnosis experience. Because Kawasaki disease isn't a common condition, and its symptoms overlap those of many other diseases, experien...

Kawasaki disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 30th, 2019 - Overview Kawasaki disease causes swelling (inflammation) in the walls of medium-sized arteries throughout the body. It primarily affects children. The inflammation tends to affect the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart muscle. Kawasaki disease is sometimes called mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome because it also affects glands that swell during an infection (lymph nodes), skin, ...

Von Willebrand disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 23rd, 2019 - Diagnosis Mild forms of von Willebrand disease can be difficult to diagnose because bleeding is common, and, for most people, doesn't indicate a disease. However, if your doctor suspects you have a bleeding disorder, he or she might refer you to a blood disorders specialist (hematologist). To evaluate you for von Willebrand disease, your doctor will likely ask you detailed questions about your ...

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 23rd, 2019 - Overview Normal and Scarred Glomerulus Normal and Scarred Glomerulus Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) results from scarring of the glomeruli, the tiny structures within the kidney that filter impurities from the blood to create urine. As these scars accumulate, kidney function worsens. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a disease in which scar tissue develops on the parts of ...

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 23rd, 2019 - Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team The large number of kidney specialists (nephrologists) at Mayo Clinic allows doctors to subspecialize in specific aspects of kidney medicine, including glomerular diseases such as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). Depending on the situation, kidney specialists might work with other specialists to develop ...

Von Willebrand disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 23rd, 2019 - Overview Von Willebrand disease is a lifelong bleeding disorder in which your blood doesn't clot well. People with the disease have low levels of von Willebrand factor, a protein that helps blood clot, or the protein doesn't perform as it should. Most people with the disease are born with it, having inherited it from one or both parents. However, warning signs, such as heavy bleeding after a de...

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 22nd, 2019 - Overview Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a rare condition in which one or more tumors form in your pancreas or the upper part of your small intestine (duodenum). These tumors, called gastrinomas, secrete large amounts of the hormone gastrin, which causes your stomach to produce too much acid. The excess acid then leads to peptic ulcers, as well as to diarrhea and other symptoms. Zollinger-Ellison...

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 22nd, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will base a diagnosis on the following: Medical history. Your doctor will ask about your signs and symptoms and review your medical history. Blood tests. A sample of your blood is analyzed to see whether you have elevated gastrin levels. While elevated gastrin may indicate tumors in your pancreas or duodenum, it also can be caused by other conditions. For example, gastrin ...

Esophagitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 22nd, 2019 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube (endoscope) down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your doctor examine your esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine (duodenum). Eosinophilic esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis Esophagitis is inflammation that damages the...

Microscopic colitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 22nd, 2019 - Overview Colon and rectum Colon and rectum The colon, also called the large intestine, is a long, tubelike organ in your abdomen. The colon carries waste to be expelled from the body. Microscopic colitis is an inflammation of the large intestine (colon) that causes persistent watery diarrhea. The disorder gets its name from the fact that it's necessary to examine colon tissue under a microscope...