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Vasculitis: Polyarteritis Nodosa by animekid Posted Mon 27 Dec 2010 12:00am in , Before the holiday, actually around the beginning of this month ( when I was still employed ) I received an unexpected phone call from the UK from a gentleman who had found my name on the Vasculitis Foundation’s site and he reached out to me asking about symptoms that he was experiencing and he thought that he may have Polyart ... Read on »
Symptoms And Types Of Connective Tissue Disease by Jan Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:00am Four rather unusual and rare diseases are now being grouped together by medical investigators as a result of information derived from recent research. Their names, which are little known to the public, are polyarteritis nodosa, diffuse lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and dermatomyositis. They resemble each other in that all of them repr ... Read on »
Beads on a String by Matt S. Posted Thu 19 Apr 2012 12:00am A 41 year old gentleman with no past medical history presented to ER for nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Abdominal CT showed bilateral renal infarcts. His labs were notable for a Cr of 1.4, LDH 500 ESR 102. The commonest causes of renal infarcts are emboli from atrial fibrillation, infective endocarditis, or fat, renal artery or ... Read on »
Vaccine May Be More Dangerous Than Swine Flu by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Sep 2009 10:52pm Preventive Psychiatry E-Newsletter # 382 - Vaccine May Be More Dangerous Than Swine Flu from Russell Blaylock, MD – www.russellblaylockmd.com An outbreak of swine flu occurred in Mexico this spring that eventually affected 4,910 Mexican citizens and resulted in 85 deaths. By the time it spread to the United States, the virus caused only mild c ... Read on »
Types and Signs of Arthritis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm There are over 100 types of Arthritis Achilles tendinitis Achondroplasia Acromegalic arthropathy Adhesive capsulitis Adult onset Still's disease Ankylosing spondylitis Anserine bursitis Arthritis of Ulcerative colitis Avascular necrosis Behcet's syndrome Bicipital tendonitis Blount's di ... Read on »
DEAR MORPHINE ADDICT! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:43am [This is a fake letter to me -- one I would receive if I moved from here to DC, had MS (I gave myself a more well-established disorder/disease to put too-fine-a-point on the idiocy I have to deal with), and was treated the way I am being treated by the folks at at Quack Pain Clinic (I didn't want to call it a pain management clinic for ob ... Read on »
List of Autoimmune Diseases by Lauren Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 7:00am “…one in twelve Americans -and one in nine women -will develop an autoimmune disorder.” - from The Autoimmune Epidemic by Donna Jackson Nakazawa There are over 100 Autoimmune Diseases and counting.  We also consider Autoimmune-related illnesses when we look at a list like this -meaning diseases that usually overlap or occur along with a ... Read on »
Should we take the H1N1 Vaccine? by Sophie Meredith Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 5:33pm Dr. Russell Blaylock: Vaccine Maybe More Dangerous Than Flu An outbreak of swine flu occurred in Mexico this spring that eventually affected 4,910 Mexican citizens and resulted in 85 deaths. By the time it spread to the United States, the virus caused only mild cases of flu-like illness. Thanks to air travel and the ... Read on »
PAN versus MPA by Matt S. Posted Fri 31 Oct 2008 12:00am Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) and Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) are two vasculitides which were previously grouped together. However, they are currently thought of as two separate entities. PAN is a vasculitis of the medium-sized arteries, sparing the smaller vessels and therefore does NOT cause a glomerulonephritis. Any renal compromis ... Read on »
Autoimmune Woes May Raise Risk for Lung Clots by HealthFinder Posted Fri 25 Nov 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Risks climbed for patients hospitalized for such conditions as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's, study found. ... Read on »