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Diseases & conditions A-Z List

Diseases & Conditions A-Z List - «S»:

  1. Syringomyelia Syringomyelia
    Syringomyelia is damage to the spinal cord due to the formation of a fluid-filled area within the cord. Causes The fluid buildup seen in syringomyelia may be a result of spinal cord trauma, tumors of the spinal cord, or birth defects (specifically, "chiari malformation," in which part of the brain ...
  2. Systemic Systemic
    Systemic means "affecting the entire body," rather than a single organ or body part. For example, systemic disorders such as high blood pressure or systemic diseases such as influenza affect the entire body. An infection that is in the bloodstream is called a systemic infection. An infection that af...
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus
    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disorder. SLE may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, and other organs. Causes SLE (lupus) is an autoimmune disease. This means there is a problem with the body's normal immune system response. Normally, the immune system helps protect the bo...