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Dactylitis – Signs, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What Is Dactylitis Psoriatic Arthritis? Dactylitis is the clinical name for when your fingers and toes are swollen, tender, warm, and inflamed due to a psoriatic arthritis (PsA) flare-up or an associated condition. The name comes from the Greek word for finger (“dactylos”). With dactylitis, your fingers can become so …

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Deafblindness – Overview, Risk Factors, and Management.

Overview Deafblindness is a combination of sight and hearing loss that affects a person’s ability to communicate, access information and get around. It’s also sometimes called “dual sensory loss” or “multi-sensory impairment”. A deafblind person won’t usually be totally deaf and totally blind, but both senses will be reduced enough …

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Darier disease – Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Definition Darier disease (DAR/ Darier disease/ Dyskeratosis Follicularis / Darier–White disease/ Keratosis follicularis) is a rare, often chronic, genetic disorder characterized primarily by non-contagious skin changes. Darier disease or Keratosis Follicularis is an autosomal disorder, meaning that a single gene inherited from one parent causes this disease. Like Hailey-Hailey disease, …

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Dressler Syndrome – Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis.

What is Dressler syndrome? Dressler syndrome is a type of pericarditis, which is the inflammation of the sac around the heart (pericardium). It’s also called post-pericardiotomy syndrome, post-myocardial infarction syndrome, or post-cardiac injury syndrome. This is because the condition typically occurs after a heart surgery, myocardial infarction (heart attack), or …

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