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- Blue rubber bleb nevus
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome is also known as Bean syndrome. It is a rare syndrome of venous malformations that arise in the skin and gastrointestinal tract.Risk factors.Since the disease is a genetic disorder, there are no risk factors associated with this disease. However, consanguineous marriage is a leading cause of disease transmission.Some patients may have mutations in genetic levels, which can affect Read More
Polycythemia vera is a rare, chronic disorder involving the overproduction of blood cells in the bone marrow (myeloproliferation). The overproduction of red blood cells is most dramatic, but the production of white blood cells and platelets are also elevated in most cases. Since red blood cells are overproduced in the marrow, this leads to abnormally high numbers of circulating red blood cells (red blood mass) within the blood. Consequently, t Read More
- Hereditary spherocytosis (hs)
HS is divided into mild, moderate, and severe forms of the disease. Classification is based on the amounts of hemoglobin, reticulocytes, and bilirubin and the amount of spectrin in red blood cells. Hemoglobin transports oxygen in the blood. Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells. Bilirubin is formed in the liver when hemoglobin is broken down. Spectrin is a protein that helps keep the shape of a cell. Decreased hemoglobin and spectrin and Read More
- Lichen annularis
A chronic inflammatory disorder that affects the skin and mucosal membranes is Lichen Annularis.Inflammation (swelling and irritation) on the skin or within the mouth is a common symptom of lichen planus.Your skin develops an itchy rash as a result of Lichen Annularis.Your mouth may become painful or burn.An unidentified protein in the skin and mucosal keratinocytes is the target of infla Read More