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Last updated: October 20, 2014
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A genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue.
Marfan syndrome
A respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs.
Asthma
An autoimmune neuromuscular d isorder that is characterized by fatigue and exhaustion of muscles.
Myasthenia gravis
The formation of pouches within the bowel wall.
Diverticulitis
A chronic degenerative disease in which normal liver cells are damaged and are then replaced by scar tissue.
Cirrhosis
Increased numbers of immature or abnormal leucocytes are formed.
Leukemia
Defective metabolism of uric acid causes arthritis.
Gout
An abnormal collection of air or gas in the pleural space.
Pneumothorax
Disease that often causes internal and external bleeding as the disease progresses.
Hemorrhagic fever
There is difficulty in emptying the bowels.
Constipation
The ability of the blood to clot is severely reduced.
Hemophilia
In the past it was called consumption, because it seemed to consume the body as it wasted away.
Tuberculosis
An abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid.
Hydrocephalus
A hereditary disorder affecting the exocrine glands. It causes the production of abnormally thick mucus.
Cystic fibrosis
A disorder characterized by compulsive overeating followed by vomiting.
Bulimia nervosa
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Nov 4, 2017
Instead of diverticulitis, it should be diverticulosis. Diverticulitis is when those pouches become inflamed.