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Pathophysiology

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Sections Include:

  • Etiology and Pathophysiology
  • Symptoms and Signs
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment

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Sections Include

  • Basics: Epidemiology, etiology, and pathophysiology
  • Diagnosis: History, Tests, Differentiation, Criteria
  • Treatment
  • Follow-up
  • Resources: Including a references page (useful for finding primary sources) and patient information

Sections Include:

Health Conditions

  • Frequency
  • Genetic Changes
  • Inheritance Pattern
  • Diagnosis and Management
  • Sources for this Page (Use this to find the Primary Sources used to create this information)

Genes

  • Normal Function
  • Health Conditions Related to Genetic Changes
  • Chromosomal Location
  • Other Names for this Gene
  • Sources for this Page (Use this to find the Primary Sources used to create this information)

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