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  • Disease

    Mesenteric venous thrombosis

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

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    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 hemoglobin because it is damaged. Hemoglobin is the oxygen-carrying molecule found in...

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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 a blood cancer that starts in the plasma cells in the bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft, spongy tissue found inside most bones. It...

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    Myelofibrosis

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