Pierre Marie disease

A rare chronic condition, usually caused by an adenoma. It is characterized by hyperfunction of the anterior pituitary gland associated with hypersecretion of growth hormone, resulting in enlargement of bones and soft tissue of hands, feet, and face.
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Leriche’s syndrome

In medicine, aortoiliac occlusive disease, also known as Leriche’s syndrome and Leriche syndrome, is atherosclerotic occlusive disease involving the abdominal aorta and/or both of the iliac arteries.
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Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis (arteriosclerotic vascular disease or ASVD) is a condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the accumulation of fatty materials such as cholesterol. It is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels, a chronic inflammatory response in the walls of arteries, caused largely by the accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and […]
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Paget’s disease

Paget’s disease is a chronic disorder that can result in enlarged and misshapen bones. The excessive breakdown and formation of bone tissue causes affected bone to weaken, resulting in pain, misshapen bones, fractures, and arthritis in the joints near the affected bones. Paget’s disease typically is localized, affecting just one or a few bones, as […]
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Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease, also known as regional enteritis, is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus, causing a wide variety of symptoms. It primarily causes abdominal pain, diarrhea (which may be bloody if inflammation is at its worst), vomiting (can be continuous), or weight […]
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Polycystic Liver Disease

Liver MR Imaging is characterized by:Superior soft tissue contrastHigh resolution detailed imagesMultiplanar imagingExcellent depiction of benign and malignant liver diseaseSafe imaging without radiation exposure
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Alzheimer Disease

Alzheimer disease has been inconsistently associated with traumatic head injury, low educational achievement, depression, advanced parental age at the time of birth, smoking, and Down syndrome in a first-degree relative. In some observational studies, the use of estrogen-replacement therapy in postmenopausal women and the regular use of anti-inflammatory agents..
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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD or PCKD)

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD or PCKD, also known as polycystic kidney syndrome) is a cystic genetic disorder of the kidneys.
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Degenerative disc disease

Degeneration of the intervertebral disc, often called “degenerative disc disease” (DDD) of the spine, is a condition that can be painful and can greatly affect the quality of one’s life. While disc degeneration is a normal part of aging and for most people is not a problem, for certain individuals a degenerated disc can cause […]
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Scheuermann’s disease

Scheuermann’s disease is considered a form of juvenile osteochondrosis of the spine. It is found mostly in teenagers and presents a significantly worse deformity than postural kyphosis. Patients suffering with Scheuermann’s kyphosis cannot consciously correct their posture. The apex of their curve, located in the thoracic vertebrae, is quite rigid. The sufferer may feel pain […]
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