Systemic Diseases Information Center
Aneurysm or Aneurism is a localized swelling or bulge in the vessel wall. It is an abnormal dilatation in the blood vessel. This is due to weakening of the vessel wall. Know the Types, Pathophysiology, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis, Tests.
Cerebral Vasculitis represents a heterogeneous group of inflammatory diseases. It affects the walls of blood vessels in spinal cord, brain and the meninges. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment epidemiology, and prognosis of Cerebral Vasculitis.
While Cutaneous Vasculitis is basically limited to the skin and excludes internal organs, the treatment depends on the identification and removal of the causes. Know the signs, symptoms, epidemiology, prognosis, treatment and complications of Cutaneous Vasculitis.
Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis is a rare condition and not much information is available about this disorder. However, it is a fact that Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis is quite well treated with no fatality associated with it under normal circumstances. The pregnant mothers, who are diagnosed with Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis, have given birth to babies, without any life threat to them.
Livedoid Vasculopathy is an extremely rare vascular condition in which the affected patient develops painful ulcerations in the lower extremities. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, prognosis and diagnosis of livedoid vasculopathy.
The major risk factor for Peripheral Artery Disease is tobacco and once you quit tobacco you more often than not treat this condition. Exercising and eating a balanced healthy diet also helps a great deal in treating Peripheral Artery Disease.
Radiation sickness also goes by the names of acute radiation syndrome, acute radiation sickness or radiation poisoning. Radiation sickness is a rare condition; however, it is quite a serious condition and can be potentially life threatening. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, treatment and prevention of radiation sickness.
Urticarial Vasculitis can be defined as a type of Cutaneous Vasculitis that is indicated by the inflammation of the walls of the small blood vessels. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, Prognosis, and epidemiology of Urticarial Vasculitis.
Vasculitis is a group of uncommon diseases in which the blood vessels, especially the walls get damaged and inflamed. The diagnosis plays a very important role in determining the cause of Vasculitis and the line of treatment . Know the causes, signs, symptoms, types, treatment, diagnosis, and complications of Vasculitis.
In Wegener’s Granulomatosis, death results due to the complete respiratory failure. The major cause of Wegener’s Granulomatosis is unknown and it can begin at any age. The treatment needs to be continued for a span of 18-24 months. Know the epidemiology, causes, symptoms, risk factors, complications and treatment of Wegener’s Granulomatosis.
Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) is the medical term for the damage occurring to the body after exposure to large amount of radiation within a short period of time (24 hours). Know the causes, signs, symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Acute Radiation Syndrome.
An individual develops an Aneurysm when the walls of the artery become weak resulting in formation of an abnormally large bulge. Rupture of an Aneurysm is quite dangerous and can lead to life threatening complications and prompt treatment is required in such cases. Know what is aneurysm, its causes, symptoms, treatment and survival rate.
Mastocytosis is a rare condition or disorder in which the bone marrow, skin, spleen, liver etc. organs experience an abnormal accumulation of the mast cells. Know the types, causes, symptoms, treatment, prognosis, pathophysiology, epidemiology and complications of Mastocytosis.
Seroma is a common post-surgical complication which is marked by the onset of swelling at the surgical site. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, prognosis, epidemiology, pathophysiology and prevention of Seroma.
This article is a laymans guide to know what is uremia, what are its causes, symptoms, and treatment options. Also explained is the complications of uremia.