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  • Disease

    Mesenteric venous thrombosis

    Mesenteric venous thrombosis is a in one or more of the major veins that drain blood from the intestine.

  • Disease

    Methemoglobinemia - acquired

    Blood is comprised of red blood cells, platelets, and various white blood cells.

    Methemoglobinemia is a blood disorder in which the body cannot reuse after it is damaged. Hemoglobin is the oxygen-carrying molecule found in red blood cells. In some cases of methemoglobinemia, the hemoglobin is unable to effectively carry oxygen to body tissues. Acquired methemoglobinemia results ...

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    Multiple myeloma

    The immune system protects the body from potentially harmful substances. The inflammatory response (inflammation) is part of innate immunity. It occurs when tissues are injured by bacteria, trauma, toxins, heat or any other cause.

    Multiple myeloma is that starts in the plasma cells in bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft, spongy tissue found inside most bones. It helps make blood cells. Plasma cells help your body fight infection by producing proteins called antibodies. With multiple myeloma, plasma cells grow out of ...

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    Myelofibrosis

    Myelofibrosis is a disorder of the bone marrow, in which the marrow is replaced by scar (fibrous) tissue.