What is mastocytosis?

What is mastocytosis?

Systemic mastocytosis (mas-to-sy-TOE-sis) is a rare disorder that results in too many mast cells building up in your body. A mast cell is a type …

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vitiligo

What is Vitiligo ?

Vitiligo (vit-ih-LIE-go) is a disease that causes loss of skin color in patches. The discolored areas usually get bigger with time. The condition can affect …

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What to know about eczema

What to know about eczema

Eczema is a condition in which patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, cracked, and rough. Some types can also cause blisters. Different types and stages …

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Acromegaly

What is Acromegaly?

Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that develops when your pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone during adulthood. When you have too much growth hormone, …

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Lung diseases

What is Lung diseases?

Lung diseases are some of the most common medical conditions in the world. Tens of millions of people have lung disease in the U.S. alone. …

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Asthma

What is Asthma?

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, a …

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Immunoglobulin

What Is Immunoglobulin?

Immunoglobulin is made from plasma separated out from donated blood. During manufacture everything except a type of immunoglobulin called immunoglobulin G (IgG) is removed from the plasma. …

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