Buerger’s disease is a condition where blood vessels in your arms and legs become inflamed and blocked with clots, leading to infection and gangrene.
Autoimmune diseases are treated by doctors who specialize in certain autoimmune conditions.
Cytotoxic drugs used for cancer, such as methotrexate, Cytoxan, and Imuran, can also treat rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other rheumatoid diseases.
Learn all about the specific criteria that must be met to qualify for SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance).
Testing for lupus is often done through a series of laboratory tests that, along with your symptoms, help your healthcare provider begin to formulate a diagnosis.
Learn about the possible connection between silicone breast implants and connective tissue diseases, including lupus.
Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks the body's own cells. Learn about the types and causes. Reviewed by a board-certified internist.
A reduction of sweating (hypohidrosis) or lack of sweating (anhidrosis) occur with some medical conditions. Reviewed by a board-certified physician.
Pencil-in-cup deformity involves bone erosion from arthritis mutilans, a rare form of psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Learn why it’s called pencil-in-cup.
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a chronic type of hepatitis where your immune system attacks your liver cells and causes liver inflammation.
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