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Polyneuropathy: forms and symptoms


Polyneuropathy: forms and symptoms This acute form of polyneuropathy is probably due to an overreaction of the immune system, which is directed against the body’s own nervous system. The disease occurs in approximately 1.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants per year. Almost exclusively, motor nerve fibres are affected, so that, as a result of …

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LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS: Causes, Signs and Treatment

WHAT IS LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS? Lupus Erythematosus Definition: Lupus disease is relatively rare. Lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease, in which the defence system overreacts and acts against the body-borne tissue. As a result, inflammatory reactions are repeatedly caused at the affected sites. Since the connective tissue is attacked in lupus erythematosus, it counts as scleroderma …

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