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Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-granulomatous-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355818?p=1

sis To diagnose chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), your doctor will review your family and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose CGD, including: Neutrophil function tests. Your doctor may conduct a dihydrorhodamine 123 (DHR) test or other tests to see how well a type of white blood cell (neutrophil) in your blood is functioning. Do...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-granulomatous-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20355817?p=1

ew Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is an inherited (genetic) immune system disorder that occurs when a type of white blood cell (phagocyte) that usually helps your body fight infections doesn't work properly. As a result, the phagocytes can't protect your body from bacterial and fungal infections. People with chronic granulomatous disease often may develop pneumonia, lung infections, skin i...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-granulomatous-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355820?p=1

c granulomatous disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Doctors trained in allergic diseases, clinical genomics and pulmonary medicine work with other specialists to diagnose and treat chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) and other primary immunodeficiency disorders at Mayo Clinic. Advanced diagnosis and treatment The Primary Immunodeficiency Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mi...

Patient education: Sarcoidosis (Beyond the Basics)
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/sarcoidosis-beyond-the-basics
Talmadge E King

INTRODUCTION Sarcoidosis is a disorder that causes tiny nodules (granulomas) of inflamed tissue to develop in the body's organs. These nodules can join together, forming larger nodules that interfere with normal body functions such as breathing. Sarcoidosis almost always involves the lungs, but it can also affect the skin, eyes, nose, muscles, heart, liver, spleen, bowel, kidney, testes, nerves...

Patient education: Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) (Beyond the Basics)
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/hyperthyroidism-overactive-thyroid-beyond-the-basics
Douglas S Ross

HYPERTHYROIDISM OVERVIEW Hyperthyroidism is the medical term for an overactive thyroid (hyper = excessive). In people with hyperthyroidism, the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. When this occurs, the body's metabolism is increased, which can cause a variety of symptoms. This topic discusses the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options for HYPERthyroidism. HYPOthyroidism ...

Patient education: Skin and soft tissue infection (cellulitis) (Beyond the Basics)
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/skin-and-soft-tissue-infection-cellulitis-beyond-the-basics
Larry M Baddour

SKIN INFECTION OVERVIEW Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and soft tissue of the skin. The infection is usually caused by bacteria, such as staphylococci ("Staph") or streptococci ("Strep") that are commonly present on the skin or inner surface of the nose or mouth of otherwise normal and healthy people. The infection develops when there is a break in the skin, such as a wound or athlete's...

Patient education: Hematopoietic cell transplantation (bone marrow transplantation) (Beyond the Basics)
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/hematopoietic-cell-transplantation-bone-marrow-transplantation-beyond-the-basics
Robert S Negrin

HEMATOPOIETIC CELL TRANSPLANTATION OVERVIEW Hematopoietic cell transplantation (also called bone marrow transplantation or stem cell transplantation), is a type of treatment for cancer (and a few other conditions as well). A review of the normal function of the bone marrow will help in the understanding of stem cell transplantation. Hematopoietic stem cell function — Bone marrow is the soft, sp...

Penile, Urethral, Testes &
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17346-penile-urethral-testes--scrotum-infections

What are epididymitis and orchitis? The infections that strike within the scrotum usually involve the epididymis and/or testicles. The epididymis is a slender, convoluted (tightly coiled) structure lying on the backside of each testicle. It serves as a reservoir where sperm mature. When the epidiymis or testicle gets infected with bacteria or viruses, it is referred to as epididymitis or orchit...

Chronic granulomatous disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-granulomatous-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20355817

Feb 17th, 2020 - Overview Chronic granulomatous (gran-u-LOM-uh-tus) disease (CGD) is an inherited disorder that occurs when a type of white blood cell (phagocyte) that usually helps your body fight infections doesn't work properly. As a result, the phagocytes can't protect your body from bacterial and fungal infections. People with chronic granulomatous disease may develop infections in their lungs, skin, lymph...

Chronic granulomatous disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-granulomatous-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355818

Feb 17th, 2020 - Diagnosis To diagnose CGD, your doctor will review your family and medical history and conduct a physical exam. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose CGD, including: Neutrophil function tests. Your doctor may conduct a dihydrorhodamine 123 (DHR) test or other tests to see how well a type of white blood cell (neutrophil) in your blood is functioning. Doctors usually use this test to di...

Chronic granulomatous disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-granulomatous-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355820

Feb 17th, 2020 - Chronic granulomatous disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Doctors trained in allergic diseases, clinical genomics and pulmonary medicine work with other specialists to diagnose and treat chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) and other primary immunodeficiency disorders at Mayo Clinic. Advanced diagnosis and treatment People from throughout the world come to Mayo Clinic, which d...

Vitamin D Deficiency
https://medlineplus.gov/vitaminddeficiency.html

- What is vitamin D deficiency? Vitamin D deficiency means that you are not getting enough vitamin D to stay healthy. Why do I need vitamin D and how do I get it? Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is one of the main building blocks of bone. Vitamin D also has a role in your nervous, muscle, and immune systems. You can get vitamin D in three ways: through your skin, from your diet,...