Lupuscerebritis is an inflammatory neurological condition secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus and is characterized by several neuropsychiatric manifestations. … The diagnosis of lupuscerebritis can be challenging as there are no specific diagnostic tests. … Lupuscerebritis (LC) is a serious complication associated with the connective tissue disorder, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Hypogammaglobulinemia is a term describing insufficient levels of gamma globulins, which may occur from malignant, genetic or iatrogenic diseases. Recurrent infections of the respiratory tract and the ear are the main clinical manifestations and infections are one of the most important complications. The diagnosis is…
Relapsing polychondritis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by recurrent inflammation of cartilage and other structures rich in proteoglycans, and involves damage to eye, ear, nose and cardiovascular system.
Typically, relapsing polychondritis presents with sudden pain and common signs of inflammation at…
Polyarteritis nodosa refers to the condition resulting from inflammation of small and medium-sized arteries. It may affect many organs and can be life threatening in some cases.
PAN has mulitsystem involvement and progresses within few weeks to months. It may affect a single organ or lead to visceral failure.…
Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by any of several species of the Brucella genus: Brucella melitensis, Brucella abortus, Brucella suis and Brucella canis.
Acute brucellosis may present with symptoms such as: Fever with chills and rigors Anorexia Headache Abdominal pain Muscular pain Fatigue and weakness…
Silicosis is a lung disorder caused by continued long-term inhalation of crystalline silica dust, characterized by a slowly progressive fibrosis.
In cases of occupational lung diseases like silicosis, it is important to note the duration of exposure, the type of work which helps us to understand the type of silica to…