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Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a disease that causes your body's immune system to attack its own cells and tissues. It causes periods of inflammation to various parts of the body. It can affect your joints, tendons, and skin. It...

Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a disease that causes your body's immune system to attack its own cells and tissues. It causes periods of inflammation to various parts of the body. It can affect your joints, tendons, and skin. It...

Lupus Nephritis

Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidney caused by the rheumatic condition systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Lupus affects the skin, joints and brain as well as the kidneys. An estimated one-third of people with lupus will ...

Lyme Disease in Children

Lyme disease is an infection caused by bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacteria are usually spread by tick bites. Lyme disease is a year-round problem, but it peaks during the spring and summer months.

Lymphadenitis

Lymphadenitis is an infection in one or more lymph nodes. The lymph nodes help filter bacteria, viruses, and other unwanted material from the body.

Lymphadenopathy in Children

Lymphadenopathy means swelling of the lymph nodes or glands. Lymphadenopathy can occur in just one area of the body, such as the neck. Or it may affect lymph nodes throughout the body. The cervical lymph nodes, found in the neck, are the...

Lymphatic Malformations in Children

A lymphatic malformation is a lymphatic vessel that isn’t formed right. The malformations are lymphatic tissue filled with fluid (cyst). Your child may have one or more of these cysts.

Lymphedema

The lymphatic system, part of your circulatory system, removes interstitial fluid from tissue, transports fatty acids from your digestive system, transports white blood cells to and from your lymph nodes to the bones and stimulates your ...

Lymphocytic Colitis

Lymphocytic colitis is a health problem that causes inflammation of your large intestine. It causes episodes of watery diarrhea and belly pain.

Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a group of blood cell tumors that begin in cells of the body's immune system. In the United States, about 79,990* new cases of lymphoma are diagnosed every year. In lymphoma, cancer cells are found in the lymphatic system, ...

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