Diseases, Conditions and Tests
The RxList disease and condition listing contains explanations of many medical conditions and tests. Disease articles are written by U.S. Board Certified Physicians. To use the listing, browse the terms by selecting a letter.
Featured: Systemic Lupus
Systemic lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by the production of unusual antibodies in the blood. The cause is unknown, however, heredity, viruses, ultraviolet light, and drugs may all play some role. Symptoms and signs include appetite loss, hair loss, fatigue, and photosensitivity. More »
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