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- Allergic granulomatosis
Allergic granulomatosis is an allergy that causes inflammation of the blood vessels. This inflammation leads to major passageways getting blocked affecting breathing or swallowing. When an adult develops asthma, it can be a sign of allergic granulomatosis. It is also known as Churg-Straus syndrome or eosinophilic granu Read More
- Allergic granulomatosis and angiitis
Allergic granulomatosis and angiitis or Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis is a condition that affects the small blood vessels and capillaries in the body. It is an extremely rare condition and causes inflammation of these small blood vessels that leads to blocking of the airways and other passages in the bo Read More
- Cryptococcosis lung
Cryptococcus is a type of fungus that is found in the soil worldwide, usually in association with bird droppings. The major species of Cryptococcus that causes illness in human is Cryptococcus neoformans. Another less common species that can also cause disease in humans, Cryptococcus gattii, has been isolated from eucalyptus trees in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Since 1999, C. gattii has also been found Read More
Histoplasmosis is a type of lung infection.
Here is a list of causes of histoplasmosis you should know about:
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Shingles is a medical condition that is caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox-causing virus in the body. Shingles are extremely painful but it isn’t life-threatening.
Shingles is a painful rash that occurs anywhere on the body for a single stripe of blisters. Moreover, it usually arises either on the left or right side of the main parts of the body that contains the chest, abdomen, pelvis, and back. Read More