Articles for tag: Genetic Mutation, Systemic

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Types and Classifications of Childhood Lupus: An Overview

Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease attributed to an autoimmune response within the body. When this autoimmune response occurs, the body creates natural antibodies in response to healthy tissue, believing that healthy tissue is a foreign substance. For parents who care for a child who is suffering from lupus, it is important to understand not ...

What is Systemic Poison Ivy?

Previously published on Factoidz.com Systemic poison ivy results from an extreme allergic reaction to the urushiol oil from the poison ivy plant. Normally, reactions to poison ivy result in rashes on the skin in a restricted area. The place where the oil touched the skin will normally rash up and then blister up before it ...

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Is Periodontitis the Same as Gingivitis?

Periodontitis often occurs when gingivitis goes untreated. The gums and the deep tissues of the mouth and jaw can become severely inflamed. The infection can get so great that the infection gets deep into the jaw and causes bone degeneration. The teeth can become loose and teeth can be lost. When the teeth fall out ...