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Pyoderma gangrenosum - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pyoderma-gangrenosum/symptoms-causes/syc-20350386

Nov 8th, 2022 - Overview Advanced pyoderma gangrenosum Open pop-up dialog box Close Advanced pyoderma gangrenosum Advanced pyoderma gangrenosum Pyoderma gangrenosum can cause painful, open sores (ulcers) that have bluish, overhanging borders. Pyoderma gangrenosum (pie-o-DUR-muh gang-ruh-NO-sum) is a rare condition that causes large, painful sores (ulcers) to develop on your skin, most often on your legs. The e...

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/non-hodgkins-lymphoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20375680

Oct 26th, 2022 - Overview Parts of the immune system Open pop-up dialog box Close Parts of the immune system Parts of the immune system The lymphatic system is part of the body's immune system, which protects against infection and disease. The lymphatic system includes the spleen, thymus, lymph nodes and lymph channels, as well as the tonsils and adenoids. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins ...

Hypersplenism: Symptoms,
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Oct 25th, 2022 - Overview What is hypersplenism? Hypersplenism is when your spleen becomes overactive in doing its job. Its job is to filter out old and damaged cells from your bloodstream. When your spleen becomes overenthusiastic about filtering your blood, it removes too many blood cells too soon, leaving you with a deficit of blood cells (cytopenia). How does this condition affect my body? Hypersplenism may...

Acute myelogenous leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-myelogenous-leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369115

Sep 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a health care provider 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 m...

Leukemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 21st, 2022 - Overview Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including the bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Many types of leukemia exist. Some forms of leukemia are more common in children. Other forms of leukemia occur mostly in adults. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells. Your white blood cells are potent infection fighters — they normally grow and divide in an orderly wa...

Leukemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 21st, 2022 - Leukemia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for adults and children with leukemia. Members of your care team work together to deliver exactly the care you need. Team approach At Mayo Clinic, doctors from multiple specialties form a team in order to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that meets all of your needs and considers all of your treatmen...

Acute myelogenous leukemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-myelogenous-leukemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20369109

Sep 21st, 2022 - Overview Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow — the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made. The word "acute" in acute myelogenous leukemia denotes the disease's rapid progression. It's called myelogenous (my-uh-LOHJ-uh-nus) leukemia because it affects a group of white blood cells called the myeloid cells, which normally develop into the variou...

Acute lymphocytic leukemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-lymphocytic-leukemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20369089

Sep 21st, 2022 - Acute lymphocytic leukemia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with acute lymphocytic leukemia. Your care team works together to deliver exactly the care you need. Team approach At Mayo Clinic, doctors from multiple specialties form a team to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that meets all of your needs and considers all of your trea...

Acute lymphocytic leukemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-lymphocytic-leukemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20369077

Sep 21st, 2022 - Overview Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow — the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made. The word "acute" in acute lymphocytic leukemia comes from the fact that the disease progresses rapidly and creates immature blood cells, rather than mature ones. The word "lymphocytic" in acute lymphocytic leukemia refers to the white blood cell...

Leukemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/leukemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20374373

Sep 21st, 2022 - Overview Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including the bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Many types of leukemia exist. Some forms of leukemia are more common in children. Other forms of leukemia occur mostly in adults. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells. Your white blood cells are potent infection fighters — they normally grow and divide in an orderly wa...

Leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374378

Sep 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a health care provider 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 m...

Acute myelogenous leukemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-myelogenous-leukemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20369121

Sep 21st, 2022 - Acute myelogenous leukemia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with acute myelogenous leukemia. Members of your care team work together to deliver exactly the care you need. A diagnosis of acute myelogenous leukemia requires immediate evaluation so that treatment can begin promptly. When you request an appointment at Mayo Clinic, we work quickly t...

Acute lymphocytic leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-lymphocytic-leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369083

Sep 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a health care provider 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 m...

Paraneoplastic Syndromes: Symptoms,
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Sep 6th, 2022 - Overview What is a paraneoplastic syndrome? A paraneoplastic syndrome is a set of signs and symptoms that can occur when you have cancer. The symptoms develop when a malignant tumor causes changes in your body that aren’t directly caused by the cancer itself. The tumor may secrete a hormone or protein that affects a particular body system. Often with paraneoplastic syndromes, your immune system...

Hand-Foot Syndrome: What It Is,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24105-hand-foot-syndrome

Aug 31st, 2022 - Overview What is hand-foot syndrome? Hand-foot syndrome (HFS), or palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia, is a common side effect of some types of chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is a common cancer treatment. HFS is a skin reaction that you may experience as redness or swelling on the palms of your hands or the soles of your feet. Symptoms and Causes Which chemotherapy causes hand-foot syndrome? The firs...

Myelofibrosis: Symptoms, Types, Pro
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Aug 22nd, 2022 - Overview What is myelofibrosis? Myelofibrosis is a rare type of blood cancer where your bone marrow (the soft, spongy tissue inside of your bones) is replaced by fibrous scar tissue. It’s a form of chronic leukemia and a myeloproliferative disorder. Myeloproliferative disorders involve too many blood cells getting made in your bone marrow — where blood cells get made. Your bone marrow produces ...

Hairy cell leukemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hairy-cell-leukemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20372956

Aug 5th, 2022 - Overview Hairy cell leukemia Open pop-up dialog box Close Hairy cell leukemia Hairy cell leukemia The darker cells in this photo are hairy cell leukemia cells. Hairy cell leukemia cells look hairy when viewed under a microscope. The "hair" is actually thin projections that stick out from the cell. Hairy cell leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. The white blood cells help fight off ger...

Hairy cell leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hairy-cell-leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372962

Aug 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Enlarged spleen Open pop-up dialog box Close Enlarged spleen Enlarged spleen The spleen is a small organ usually about the size of your fist. But a number of conditions, including liver disease and some cancers, can cause your spleen to become enlarged. Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a health care provider u...

Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined S
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17744-monoclonal-gammopathy-of-undetermined-significance-mgus

Jul 25th, 2022 - Overview What is monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)? Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is a blood disorder that affects plasma cells in your bone marrow. Most of the time, M proteins don’t cause issues and most people with MGUS don’t have symptoms. Healthcare providers often discover this condition after taking blood or urine samples as part of a r...

Cardiotoxicity: Heart Damage fro
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Jun 20th, 2022 - Overview What is cardiotoxicity? Cardiotoxicity is heart damage that arises from certain cancer treatments or drugs. It can develop years after cancer treatment, especially in adults who received cancer treatment during childhood. Certain types of cancer treatments have a higher risk for cardiotoxicity. Cardiotoxicity may make it harder for your heart to pump blood throughout your body as it sh...