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5 rare medical conditions
 

5 rare medical conditions

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Rare diseases are often chronic and life-threatening, and 80% of them have a genetic component. These diseases can be single gene, multifactorial, chromosomal or non-genetic.
 
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25 Feb 2017 - General
 
This is a nice list of uncommon disorders that reminds us of how far medicine has advanced throughout the years. Of the 5 mentioned, I have not seen any. My wife , on the other hand, was lucky to witness a case of fibrous dysplasia in her internship. The patient's bone was really brittle that it was actually bent. The patient had to undergo plating of the affected bone in order to avoid complications. As ...
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