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Sarcoidosis - Causes

inflammation  sarcoidosis  granuloma 

Sarcoidosis is a condition in which immune cells form lumps, called granulomas, in your organs. Inflammation is thought to cause granulomas to form and may also lead to temporary or permanent scarring at the site of the granulomas.

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Sarcoidosis - Treatment

inflammation  sarcoidosis  granuloma 

The goal of treatment is remission, a state in which the condition is not causing problems. Not everyone who is diagnosed with sarcoidosis needs treatment. Medicines used to treat sarcoidosis help reduce inflammation or suppress the immune system. Many people recover with few or no long-term problems.

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Anemia de células falciformes - Causas

hemoglobina 

La hemoglobina anormal, llamada hemoglobina S, causa la anemia de células falciformes.

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Cardiogenic Shock - Risk Factors

cardiac shock 

You may have an increased risk of cardiogenic shock because of your age, any cardiovascular or other medical conditions you have, medical procedures, your race or ethnicity, and your sex.

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What Causes Atherosclerosis?

Although the exact cause of atherosclerosis isn't known, studies show that atherosclerosis is a slow, complex disease that may start in childhood. It develops faster as you age.

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Description of High Blood Pressure

hypertension  prehypertension 

High blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis usually doesn't cause signs and symptoms until it severely narrows or totally blocks a coronary, carotid, peripheral, or renal artery. Many people don't know they have the disease until they have a medical emergency, such as a heart attack or stroke.

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Neumonía: factores de riesgo

neumonía  infección pulmonar  neumonía bacteriana  neumonía viral  neumonía causada por hongos  tratamientos de la neumonía 

Es posible que el riesgo de desarrollar neumonía aumente debido a la edad, el medioambiente, los hábitos de vida y otras afecciones médicas.

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Pacemakers - How Pacemakers Work

Pacemaker  Heart pacing  Cardiac pacing  Arrhythmia  Conduction disorder  Bradycardia  Leadless  Transvenous 

Pacemakers use low-energy electrical pulses to control the rate and rhythm of your heartbeat. Traditional pacemakers send the electrical pulses through wires, also known as leads. Wireless pacemakers are a newer kind of pacemaker without wires.

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Neumonía: signos, síntomas y complicaciones

neumonía  infección pulmonar  neumonía bacteriana  neumonía viral  neumonía causada por hongos  tratamientos de la neumonía 

Los signos y los síntomas de una neumonía pueden ser leves o graves. Los niños pequeños, los adultos mayores y las personas que tienen afecciones de salud graves corren el riesgo de desarrollar una neumonía más grave o complicaciones que pueden resultar mortales.

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