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Erythema multiforme
by Kimberly Allen, RN Erythema multiforme is a fairly common skin disorder that generally affects children and adults between 20 to 40 years of age.  It is also more common in males than females.  It appears to affect people of all racial and ethnic groups regardless of socio economic... Read more
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a highly contagious virus that is the leading cause of infection in the respiratory tract, particularly the lungs.RSV is a seasonal virus that is most common during the winter months and can spread very quickly through schools and childcare centers…

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Osteomylitis

Osteomylitis

Medical July 24, 2012

Osteomylitis is an infection of the bone or bone marrow. Osteomyelitis can develop at any age, though the site of the infection tends to be different between children and adults. Children tend to develop osteomyelitis in the long bones of the arms and legs where as it most frequently develops in the vertebra in adults…

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is a rare disorder that usually occurs after an infection affecting approximately 1 out of 100,000 people. GBS can affect anyone at any age as well as affecting both men and women equally. It usually presents after a viral infection in the respiratory or digestive tract…

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